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Frst off, if I'm on Wifi, it won't use my data usage correct? Secondly, how do I make sure I am not using my internet, like lets say I go on to gmail and look at my email, I just hit the back button until I'm at home and I will be disconnected right? Lastly, I don't understand this Samsung Apps thing. It says it needs to access things when I update it (one of them being connected to internet at all times) will that use up my data usage?
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What kind of data plan you have? The old 200mb (or what ever data plan it was)
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My data plan is 1GB data usage per month.
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What I mean is, Samsung apps needs an internet connection, but will that always be on my phone? or only when I activate the samsung apps.
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Well using wifi, you should eliminate almost all 3g data usage although over-the-air updates force you to use 3g. I believe most wireless companies don't charge/bill you for update downloads though.

Using wifi whenever you can though will greatly reduce data usage to almost nothing. However if you are out in town and you have apps set to sync up every so often they will use your data plan. Biggest culprit would be apps like facebook, gmail, or news feeds.

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Thanks, how do I know if I am disconnected from the net? Like, do I just press the home button from the internet browser or gmail? Will that stop using my data usage?
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post #7 of 10
Nope, Android phone are very data intensive and are always syncing with servers and such. Unless you're constantly web browsing and such you should be alright, you can probably find some data usage tracker in the market.
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You can disable the network data connection via SIM so it's dedicated to WIFI?
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if you mostly use the phone on wifi don't worry about it, with my phone when i didn't intentionally use data i never exceeded 60mb with the phone doing auto sync'ing to fb, 3 different e-mails and weather (in a month).
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You can turn off data usage so no data is transfered over the network. My friend does that with the SGS Vibrant(tmobile),and uses wifi no probs
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