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Checking data usage on iphone

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cakedup Wed 07-Sep-16 18:16:42

I have tried to look this up I promise, but still not quite getting it!

DS has an iphone and I want to make sure he doesn't go over his data allowance. So am I right in thinking that if I go to Mobile Data Usage, and then Current Period, this will be the amount of mobile data used SO FAR (since the contract began)? (Seems strange that anyone would even need to know that?!)

So I would need to click on 'Reset Statistics' every month at the start of his data allowance cycle in order to calculate how much he is using during that month?

MiracletoCome Wed 07-Sep-16 21:16:48

Yes you could do that or I have got an app on my phone from my provider Tesco which tells me exactly how much I have left. Maybe check if your provider does the same.

altik Sun 11-Sep-16 10:23:31

Yes, my daughter has a Vodafone and we check hers through her App.

cakedup Mon 12-Sep-16 10:28:30

Ah ok, thanks. I have a Samsung/EE and my data usage is monitored with a warning and a cut off point when I have reached my data limit. I presumed most phones would be the same.

BrassMonk Mon 12-Sep-16 11:12:12

There's an EE app also! Very easy to use.

YerAWizardHarry Mon 12-Sep-16 11:14:29

There's also an o2 app as well

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