1. ReidPerkins's Avatar
    I used to always use the pull down bar and select mobile data, allowing me to conveniently sturn it on or off to save data. However, after updating my S3 the button disappeared. How do I put that button back in place?
    03-09-2013 11:48 AM
  2. Voliam's Avatar
    It was removed from "quick links" in the notification bar, so you have to go to <settings>, <data usage>, and uncheck "mobile data". You can access settings from the "gear" icon in the notification bar.
    03-13-2013 08:30 AM
  3. Almeuit's Avatar
    Go to settings > more settongs > mobile networks and uncheck mobile data.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
    03-13-2013 05:50 PM
  4. RayMabry's Avatar
    There is an app called Power Toggles. It will allow you to put it back, but not in the same place. You can either put it on your home screen or in your notification bar.

    Here's a pic of what it looks like:



    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Tapatalk 2
    here4kids likes this.
    03-15-2013 02:23 PM
  5. here4kids's Avatar
    tried and LOVE power toggles. now i can turn on data when sending a photo without exiting the message app to do so. thanks ray!

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Android Central Forums
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    03-16-2013 05:55 PM
  6. RayMabry's Avatar
    No problem. You're welcome.

    I like to think that the mobile data toggle being removed was one of the best things that could've happened because it forced me to find an alternative. Power Toggles was a lifesaver because I'm a hawk when it comes to my data. Plus it's nice having other toggles right there on the home screen.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I747 using Tapatalk 2
    03-17-2013 10:37 AM
  7. FBappo's Avatar
    The easiest way to enable Mobile Data toggle is to use SQL editor and edit a line takes a few seconds and requires root

    source: Enable Data Toggle Galaxy S4
    07-16-2013 02:01 AM
  8. red76dragon's Avatar
    I cannot figure out how to get the button back either. it's not very convenient now. I don't want to push that many buttons especially if I'm in a hurry to turn data off cause something is eating away at it...like too many emails coming in and such.
    08-22-2013 08:53 AM
  9. JudH's Avatar
    Another option--use Widgetsoid to add a 2nd bar.
    08-22-2013 11:13 AM
  10. Ty Mcwilliams's Avatar
    An obvious money grab. Make it less convenient to switch off = more data usage = mo' money.
    12-21-2013 11:06 AM
  11. dhangejr's Avatar
    12-25-2013 10:55 PM
  12. fbarn29's Avatar
    Thanks for tip! Great app and easy to manage the data button.
    01-09-2014 12:46 PM
  13. cslinn's Avatar
    Found a solution for the missing Mobile Data button, at least on Verizon Galaxy S3. Instead of the Gear icon, choose the one next to it (three squares and a double arrow - don't know what it is called!). That lists the possible items for the Notification bar at the top. You can click and hold any one of the items shown, and then drag it where you want it. Just do that with "Mobile Data", and drag it up to the first line, and then it should appear. You can also pick other things to appear, and change the order, if you want.
    Sheela F likes this.
    01-10-2014 01:11 PM
  14. Sheela F's Avatar
    thanks cslinn - that was exactly the fix I needed!!
    01-11-2014 04:42 PM
  15. toddrich's Avatar
    I loved this convenient button and I agree this was only done to make it harder to turn off Mobile Data so the phone companies can squeeze us for every penny.
    Shame on Android, Shame!
    I hate it when i upgrade and something I really like disappears for NO good reason.

    BTW there is not an option to add it like a previous poster said. This button is not even in the options after you upgrade.

    I'm going to try the power toggles app, Thanks
    01-11-2014 06:51 PM
  16. Simon Tandibua's Avatar
    Run aplication "Restore QuickPanel Icon"
    06-17-2015 05:37 AM
  17. Rudeless Phadiga's Avatar
    Please how do you make your internet 4g.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    10-12-2015 11:22 PM
  18. prov6yahoo's Avatar
    Ok, I was bad mouthing Samsung for taking the mobileData button away from the quickPanel, but now I see that they were actually trying to fix an issue with this change. Before this change was made you could accidentally leave the mobileData button on instead of using WiFi, and because of that you would inadvertently burn up your data. I downloaded the Android Control Panel app which does have the mobileData button, and now I see what Samsung is doing. Samsung took the button away because they made the switching between WiFi and mobileData automatic. Now when the phone connects to WiFi it automatically turns off mobileData, and when WiFi loses connection the mobileData turns on. They still could have left the mobileData button where it was, and people could have figured out that it now switches automatically (as I did with the new app). Samsung could have saved themselves and phone owners a lot of grief over this if they had just left the button where it was.
    01-15-2016 01:43 PM

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