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App that places a hard bandwidth cap on Android?

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I'm looking to buy a Galaxy S for my little brother, but my mom is worried he'll go over the bandwidth included in the plan and cause overage charges.

Is there an app that places a hard cap on your bandwidth, so your 3G data just stops working when you're nearing the cap?
Edited by Coma - 12/17/11 at 6:47am
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Take a look at 3G Watchdog and Onavo in the market.
https://market.android.com/details?id=net.rgruet.android.g3watchdog&hl=en
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.onavo.android.onavoid&hl=en
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Thanks, didn't know they had data blocking.
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MIUI has this built into the rom, although I'm not sure I would trust it. I ended up ditching the rom because it would randomly turn data on and cost me money (since I'm on prepaid).


Definitely look into the cap though. My friend has a 14 year old son and ends up with $150 phone bills due to overage charges.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nathris View Post

MIUI has this built into the rom, although I'm not sure I would trust it. I ended up ditching the rom because it would randomly turn data on and cost me money (since I'm on prepaid).
Definitely look into the cap though. My friend has a 14 year old son and ends up with $150 phone bills due to overage charges.

IIRC MIUI has horrible battery drain, my statement might be false because I used MIUI nearly 6 months ago on my droidx.
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