Data Usage Management

Viewing Data Usage by App:

  1. While on the home screen, tap the "All apps" icon
  2. Tap "System settings"
  3. Tap "Mobile Data"
  4. If desired, tap and hold the "Blue" bars, and slide them to the left and / or right to determine the period of time you wish to include
  5. Scroll down and view the list of applications that have used data connectivity (they are listed from most data used to least)
  6. Tap an app to access detailed information about its data usage

Using the Data Usage Indicator

The data usage indicator is a tool that can be used to determine data usage, and limit it in order to prevent extra charges on your smartphone bill. To access and use the data usage indicator:

  1. Tap the "All apps" icon located on the home screen
  2. Select "Settings"
  3. Tap "Data usage"
  4. If necessary, tap the switch associated with "Mobile data" and set it to "ON"
  5. Perform one (or more if applicable) of the following steps:
    • Enabling a data usage limit:
      1. Check the "Limit mobile data usage" check box
      2. Drag the "Red bar" on the graph, and set it to the desired amount. Once this limit is reached, your device will automatically disable data connectivity. Note: it's a good idea to set a lower limit than your actual data allowance. The method of measuring data used by your phone differs from the method used by the carrier
    • Setting a usage warning:
      1. Tap the "Orange" bar on the graph and slide it to the desired level, under the data limit (red) bar
      2. Once this value is reached, you will be notified / warned, but you will still be able to use data connectivity
    • Disabling data usage limit:
      1. Clear the "Limit mobile data usage" check box

Internet Browser Management

Clearing the Browser Cache, History and Cookies:

  1. While viewing the home screen, tap "All apps"
  2. Tap "Chrome" to launch the browser
  3. Press the "Menu" icon depicting three vertical dots
  4. Tap "History" > "Clear Browsing Data"
  5. Perform one or more (all) of the following steps:
    • To clear the browser cache:
      1. Select "Clear the cache"
      2. Tap "Clear"
    • To clear the browser cookies:
      1. Tap "Clear cookies, site data"
      2. Tap "Clear"
    • To clear the browser history:
      1. Select "Clear browsing history"
      2. Tap "Clear"

Using Tabbed Browsing

Opening an additional tab:

  1. While in the Chrome browser, tap the "Menu" icon
  2. Tap "New tab" to open a new window
  3. Alternatively, tap "New incognito" to add a tab for private browsing
    • To navigate between tabs:
      1. Tap the "Tabs" icon
      2. Swipe between tabs and tap the one that you wish to view
    • To close a tab:
      1. Tap the "Tabs" icon
      2. Press the "X" button associated with the tab(s) that you wish to close

Syncing Options

Adding or Editing / Removing Apps and Accounts to Sync on Your Google Account:

  1. Tap "All apps" on the home screen
  2. Select "Settings"
  3. Tap "Google" under "Accounts"
  4. Under the "Sync" menu, mark or uncheck the check boxes associated with the syncing options, such as "Sync Chrome", "Sync app data" and more

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