Manage Data Usage - LG G2

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.

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

Change Data Usage Cycle

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Apps icon .
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Wireless Networks section tap Data Usage.
  4. Tap the Mobile Data switch to turn on .
  5. From the Data usage cycle field, tap the Dropdown menu (located to the right).
  6. Tap Change cycle.
  7. Select the appropriate date then tap Set.
    Note Refer to the My Verizon website for billing cycle date.

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Set Mobile Data Warning

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

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Apps icon .
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Wireless Networks section tap Data Usage.
  4. Tap the Mobile Data switch to turn on .
  5. Tap Alert me about data usage to enable or disable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  6. If presented, review the message then tap OK.
  7. Touch and hold the Orange flag located to the right of the warning line.
  8. Drag the Warning line to the desired level (e.g. 1.8GB) then release.

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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 dependant upon a data connection (e.g., Browser, Email, Market, etc.), a Wi-Fi connection can be used or Mobile data must be manually re-enabled (overage charges may apply).

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Apps icon .
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Wireless Networks section tap Data Usage.
  4. Tap the Mobile Data switch to turn on .
  5. Tap Limit mobile data usage to enable or disable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  6. If presented, review the message then tap OK.
  7. Touch and hold the Red flag located to the right of the limit line.
  8. Drag the Limit line to the desired level (e.g. 2.0GB) then release.

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View Data Usage by App

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Apps icon .
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Wireless Networks section tap Data Usage.
  4. Tap the Mobile Data switch to turn on .
  5. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  6. View the usage info.

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Restrict Data Usage by App

Note Some apps depend upon background data (transferring data when not directly in use). Restricting background data may cause those apps to stop functioning unless a Wi-Fi connection is available.

  1. From a Home screen, tap the Apps icon .
  2. From the Apps tab, tap Settings.
  3. From the Wireless Networks section tap Data Usage.
  4. Tap the Mobile Data switch to turn on .
  5. Tap an app (located below the usage graph).
  6. Tap Restrict background data to enable or disable.
    Note Enabled when a check mark is present.
  7. If presented, review the message then tap OK.

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