Manage Data Usage - Samsung Galaxy S® 4

To change the data usage cycle on your device, view data usage and set data warnings and restrictions, view this info.

Caution Data usage info provided by the device may differ from actual usage. For data usage info provided by Verizon Wireless, refer to the My Verizon website.

Note For more info on data usage and alerts, check out these Data Usage FAQs.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Apps > Settings
    Note These instructions apply to Standard mode only.
  2. Tap Data usage.
    Note If unavailable, tap the Menu icon Menu (located at the bottom-left) then tap Switch to list view.

Change Data Usage Cycle
Set Mobile Data Limit
Set Mobile Data Warning
View Data Usage by App
Restrict Data Usage by App

Change Data Usage Cycle

  1. From the Data usage cycle field, tap the Dropdown menu Drop down menu icon.
  2. Tap Change cycle.
  3. Tap the appropriate date then tap Set.
    Note Refer to the My Verizon website for billing cycle date.

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Set Mobile Data Limit

Caution Mobile data (cellular data) is disabled upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the red limit line. To continue to utilize apps dependent upon a data connection (e.g. Browser, Email, Google Play Store, etc.), a Wi-Fi connection can be used or Mobile data must be manually re-enabled (overage charges may apply).

  1. Tap Limit mobile data usage to enable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  2. If presented with Limiting data usage screen, review the message then tap OK.
  3. Tap the number to the left of the orange line.
  4. Enter the preferred data usage limit then tap Set.

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Set Mobile Data Warning

Note A notification message appear upon reaching the specified data usage level indicated by the black warning line.

  1. Tap Alert me about data usage to enable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  2. If presented with a data usage alert, tap OK.
  3. Tap the number to the left of the black line.
  4. Enter the preferred warning limit then tap Set.

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View Data Usage by App

  1. Select an app (located below the usage graph).
  2. View the usage info.

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