How to Check Data Usage on iPhone and Android Phones

If you have an iPhone, click here.

Otherwise, if you have an Android, click here.

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Android Phones

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IPhone Users:

Step 1: Unlock the phone and press the Home button located on the bottom of the iPhone to see all your application icons.

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Step 2: Locate the Settings app (circled in red) and press it with your finger.

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Step 3: Find the Cellular icon and button in the middle (outlined in red) and select it. You will be taken to a new screen.

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Step 4: Once the cellular is selected your screen should look somewhat like this, but with different numbers under CELLULAR DATA subheading.

Next to the “Current Period” wording there will be a number on the right side of the screen (circled in red). Record that information down. This is your data usage.

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Android Users: Cell Service Provider IS Important to Note

See “Sprint Users” if you are with Sprint

See “AT&T Users” if you are with AT&T

See “T-Mobile Users” if you are with T-Mobile

See “Verizon Users” if you are with Verizon

   

Sprint Users:

Step 1: Unlock the phone and press the Home button (white dot) located on the bottom of the screen to see all your application icons.

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Step 2: Press up arrow icon (circled in red) in lower middle of screen to get to all apps.

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Step 3: Swipe up or to the side to locate the Messenger app (circled in red) and tap it once to open the application.

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Step 4: Click the plus icon (circled in red).

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Step 5: Touch in the “To” box and type in: 1311.

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Step 6: Touch in the “Send Message” box and type in the word: Usage.

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Step 7: Touch send button (circled in red) to send the text.

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Step 8: In a couple of minutes you will get a text message back with minutes used, data used, and text messages sent and received in the current billing cycle. Record that information down.

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AT&T Users:

Step 1: Unlock the phone and press the Home button (white dot) located on the bottom of the screen to see all your application icons.

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Step 2: Press phone icon (circled in red) on lower left to get to dial pad.

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Step 3: Press the blue dial pad call icon (circled in red).

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Step 4: Dial *3282#. Then press green call icon (circled in red).

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Step 5: You will receive a text with your data usage. Record that information down.

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T-Mobile Users:

Step 1: Unlock the phone and press the Home button (white dot) located on the bottom of the screen to see all your application icons.

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Step 2: Press phone icon (circled in red) on lower left to get to dial pad.

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Step 3: Press the blue dial pad call icon (circled in red).

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Step 4: Dial #932#. Then press green call icon (circled in red).

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Step 5: You will receive a text with your data usage. Record that information down.

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Verizon Users:

Step 1: Unlock the phone and press the Home button (white dot) located on the bottom of the screen to see all your application icons.

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Step 2: Press phone icon (circled in red) on lower left to get to dial pad.

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Step 3: Press the blue dial pad call icon (circled in red).

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Step 4: Dial #3282. Then press green call icon (circled in red).

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Step 5: You will receive a text with your data usage. Record that information down.

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You are all Done! As always, feel free to call with any questions/concerns/confusion!