How To Control Data Usage - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

How To Control Data Usage - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet
How To Control Data Usage - Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet

Learn how to control data usage on your Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet. You can keep track of the amount of data transferred to and from your device over your mobile data or Wi-Fi connection during a given period. For example, you can view the amount of data used by individual applications.

  • For data transferred over your mobile data connection, you can also set data usage warnings and limits to avoid additional charges.
  • Adjusting data usage settings can help you keep greater control over data usage but cannot guarantee the prevention of additional charges.

To turn cellular data traffic on or off

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
  • Drag the slider beside Mobile data traffic accordingly to turn cellular data traffic on or off.

Note: When cellular data traffic is turned off, your device can still establish Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections.

To set a data usage warning

  • Make sure cellular data traffic is turned on.
  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
  • To set the warning level, drag the warning line to the desired value. You receive a warning notification when the amount of data traffic approaches the level you set.

To set a cellular data usage limit

  • Make sure cellular data traffic is turned on.
  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
  • Mark the Set mobile data limit checkbox if it is not marked, then tap OK.
  • To set the cellular data usage limit, drag the corresponding line to the desired value.

Note: Once your cellular data usage reaches the set limit, cellular data traffic on your device gets turned off automatically.

To control the cellular data usage of individual applications

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
  • Find and tap the desired application.
  • Mark the Restrict background data checkbox.
  • To access more specific settings for the application (if available), tap View app settings and make the desired changes.

Note: The performance of individual applications may be affected if you change the related data usage settings.

To view data transferred via Wi-Fi

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon.
  • Find and tap Settings > Data usage.
  • Tap Menu icon, then mark the Show Wi-Fi usage checkbox if it is not marked.
  • Tap the Wi-Fi tab.

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