Looking into Aria but have a Question


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    _Cody_ Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I want to know if any of you know how much data the weather widget along with other widgets will use. Since i am only going to get the 200mb data plan i will be strictly watching my data usage. Looking forward to see if you guys know anything about this.;)
     

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  2. Steven58

    Steven58 Reformed PH VIP Member

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    That's a good question. I can't answer it directly, but I can give you advice. You can set the widgets, under the widget's settings, only to update manually. This way you're in control of how much data you use. :)
     
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    _Cody_ Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks Steven58, i will surely be doing that. Hopefully someone on this site knows the answer to this question directly but if not ill just manage in manually.
     
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    Sure thing!
     
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    _Cody_ Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Looking for others to also answer this question, any and all help will be greatly appreciated.
     
  6. ls377

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    I have the same plan, and it never used much data (granted I am on wifi at home, so if you don't have wifi at home you may have different results).
     
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    _Cody_ Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I do have a wifi network at my house and that is where ill spend most of my time so i should be in the clear. Thanks for the reply ls377
     
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    Just had the weather widget update and according to 3g watchdog it used only .01MB
     
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    No problem! I use 3G Watchdog too, its comforting to know exactly how much data you have used.
     
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    Not 100 % sure on how much data the weather widget uses but I have the exact same data package with AT&T and I rarely use my data... mostly Wi-Fi if at all possible so my data usage is next to none... I can tell you this... the 1st day I received my Aria I used 113MB of data within about a 30 minute period...
     
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    Glad I have a grandfathered unlimited plan.
     
  13. RoyHobbs

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    If I didn't have WiFi at home, the 200mb plan would not suffice!

    I used about 80% (180mb) each of the last two months.

    Remember if you go over, even just 1mb, you are charged another $15 for another 200mb.

    So if you go over you might as well go data crazy :eek: and try to get your money's worth!!


    By the way I don't really know why I have a mad android icon on this post. Must of hit it by accident!
     
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    I used 50mb last month. This would include weather widgets, email and calendar apps. I probably downloaded some apps too. I too have wifi at home, otherwise I am sure the use would be a little higher. So far as of 9/19 I have used 4.1mb. Using that as a daily average I might use 60-100mb this month. I am considering dropping the $25 2gb in favor of the $15 250mb plan.
     

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