Managing data usage

Motorola Moto Z on Android 8.0.0

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You can view how much cellular data each of your apps has used and temporarily prevent them from accessing cellular data as needed.

  1. Step 1/19

    From the Home screen, drag down the Notification Panel.

    The indicator is towards the top.
  2. Step 2/19

    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
  3. Step 3/19

    Tap Network & Internet.

    The indicator is in the top left.
  4. Step 4/19

    Tap Data usage.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap Mobile data usage.

    Note: From this screen you can turn off mobile data when you're in areas where you don't want to use any data.

    The indicator is in the bottom right.
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    Tap the Settings icon.

    The indicator is in the top right.
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    Tap or slide the Set data warning switch to ON.

    Note: From this screen, you can limit your data usage and set up alerts for when you're reaching your data usage limits for the current month.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap Data warning.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Enter your prefered data usage warning.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap SET.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap or slide the Set data limit switch to ON.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap OK.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap Data limit.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Enter your preferred data usage limit.

    The indicator is towards the left.
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    Tap SET.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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    Tap Billing cycle.

    The indicator is towards the top.
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    Select a new usage cycle reset date.

    Note: We recommend you match this date to the date your carrier starts to more accurately manage your data.

    The indicator is in the center.
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    Tap SET.

    The indicator is towards the right.
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