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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by andymc, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. andymc

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    hey! Just got my first android phone, the eris!

    I'm really excited, if anyone could help me out with some tips please do! are there ways i can watch my data usage, since i have a limited amount?

    thanks in advance!
     

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  2. AMTrombley0924

    AMTrombley0924 VIP Member
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    There's a My Verizon app in the market, and it will tell you how much data you've used. Congrats on the Eris!
     
  3. nomarsgirl

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    The verizon app that was mentioned will help you keep track of usage. Use wifi whenever possible. It doesn't count toward your allowance. Read through these forums for lots of good tips. Enjoy the eris.
     
  4. scary alien

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    Welcome to Android and the Android Forums, andymc!

    There's a whole subforum that you might be interested in:

    Eris - Tips and Tricks - Android Forums

    There's only three main threads in there now since these forums were recently reorganized, but they are pretty good ones:

    http://androidforums.com/eris-tips-tricks/19176-optimize-your-droid-eris-battery-life-read.html

    http://androidforums.com/eris-tips-tricks/16859-eris-tips-tricks.html

    http://androidforums.com/eris-tips-tricks/80233-factory-data-reset-option.html

    Enjoy and good luck!
     
  5. nathanirwin311

    nathanirwin311 Well-Known Member
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    Welcome to the android and eris community! This forum and the XDA forum are awesome and will help you tremendously.
     
  6. AwesomeIT

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    My advice would be to read up on what root is and root your Eris. I had an Eris until yesterday when I got the DInc. A rooted Eris with an over clocked CPU is a pretty damn good phone.
     
  7. WormDoes

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    +1 A rooted Eris is a damn fine phone.

    Congrats on getting a droid and welcome :)
     
  8. andymc

    andymc Member
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    thanks everyone for the help!
     
  9. knitpurlgurl

    knitpurlgurl Well-Known Member
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    Really liked my Eris from the get go. But LOVE it now that's it's rooted! I agree!
     

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