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Old November 29th, 2012, 09:52 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by fishs View Post
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  • Pulling outrageous data. After the latest factory reset with no data syncing, somehow according to my provider its consumed 1GB data in a week. Yet the phones logs show just 250 KB of usage ... I haven't even been web browsing with it. Completely baffled.
Hey fishs, this bullet point stuck out to me, what are you using to monitor the carrier used data? Is it a provided service (I know Verizon offers a data monitor and even sends you text messages...)

Also, did you do your factory wipe *after* your monthly cycle? If not, your carrier would still know that you've used the other data before the wipe... that could be an explanation of the 1GB vs. 250KB

The other issues I'm not so sure about. My S3 seems to only have an issue with copying from within the web browser (which I'm sure a factory wipe would cure).
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