1. davidlaw69's Avatar
    I got an S6 about a month ago, with a 2GB plan, the same amount of data coverage that I had. In the years I have had a Samsung Galaxy (nexus forward) I never had a problem with data overusage. Then I started getting notices about 3/4 of the way through the month that I was nearing the end of my data usage. So I doubled it to 4 GB. And now, three weeks into the month, I am told that I have used that up.

    I don't consider myself a heavy user. I use my phone for:
    Phone calls
    text messages (much less than before)
    Words with Friends (60-90 min. week)
    Milk (Samsung radio) (less than an hour per weeek
    Google News
    Occasional Facebook (more often I use Facebook on my desktop)
    Occasional photograph (a few pictures every few months).

    I don't play games.

    Also, I don't know if this is relevant, but I have discovered that when I turn on my wifi, it sometimes blocks some apps (Milk, Google News) from working.

    I'd appreciate any suggestions on how to find out what is the problem? Thanks.
    06-19-2015 07:59 PM
  2. Miller6386's Avatar
    Check out data usage in settings it will tell you which apps are using the most data

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    06-19-2015 09:23 PM
  3. Travo79's Avatar
    Go into settings and hit data usage. That should give you a list of all of your apps and how much data they are using. Also, if you are backing up anything to a cloud service make sure you have the option selected to only sync over WiFi selected.

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    06-19-2015 09:25 PM
  4. atkjhi's Avatar
    Make sure your Play Store setting are set to update only on WiFi
    06-21-2015 05:39 AM

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