Set Limits and Restrictions - Data Usage - Nokia Lumia Icon

The Data Usage app comes already installed and is used to monitor data usage and set data limits, notifications and restrictions.

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left to display the apps list.
    Note Alternatively, tap All apps All Apps icon (located in the lower-right; may require scrolling to the bottom).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Network & wireless.
  4. Tap Data usage.
  5. Tap Set limit.
  6. Tap the "Limit type" Dropdown menu then select one of the following:
    • None specified
    • One time
    • Monthly
    • Unlimited
  7. Enter the appropriate info (e.g., reset date, data limit, units, etc.) then tap Save (located at the bottom).
  8. To adjust restriction of background data, tap Edit (located to the right of Usage details).
  9. Tap the "Restrict background data" Dropdown menu then select one of the following:
    • Never
    • When I'm near my limit
    • Always
  10. Tap the Restrict background data while roaming switch to turn On Switch On icon or Off Switch Off icon.


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