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My phone's wasting/using tons of data, where is it going?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by BDahlin, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. BDahlin

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    Hey, is there a way to see what is using data on my phone and how much?
    In the last 7 days my data usage looks like this:

    MOBILE WEB AND DATA USAGE CHARGES
    Date Time Megabytes
    09/09/11 11:22 AM 0.098
    09/09/11 11:03 AM 3.936
    09/09/11 10:52 AM 0.156
    09/09/11 09:49 AM 14.542
    09/09/11 09:47 AM 0.037
    09/09/11 09:35 AM 2.824
    09/09/11 09:31 AM 0.044
    09/09/11 09:26 AM 0.159
    09/09/11 09:24 AM 0.467
    09/09/11 09:17 AM 0.184
    09/09/11 09:01 AM 1.566
    09/09/11 08:56 AM 0.063
    09/09/11 08:32 AM 3.025
    09/09/11 06:49 AM 0.112
    09/09/11 05:42 AM 6.222
    09/08/11 06:35 PM 2.17
    09/08/11 05:51 PM 45.371
    09/08/11 04:00 PM 47.819
    09/08/11 02:03 PM 47.321
    09/08/11 12:06 PM 132.681
    09/08/11 10:39 AM 18.075
    09/08/11 09:50 AM 19.114
    09/08/11 08:37 AM 50.888
    09/08/11 07:17 AM 0.342
    09/07/11 09:48 PM 0.25
    09/07/11 09:36 PM 10.319
    09/07/11 09:26 PM 0.077
    09/07/11 07:07 PM 0.039
    09/07/11 07:06 PM 0.011
    09/07/11 05:43 PM 50.314
    09/07/11 11:59 AM 0.646
    09/07/11 11:55 AM 0.018
    09/07/11 09:59 AM 0.053
    09/07/11 09:56 AM 0.005
    09/07/11 09:42 AM 0.009
    09/07/11 09:35 AM 0.054
    09/07/11 08:28 AM 0.11
    09/07/11 06:06 AM 0.041
    09/07/11 05:39 AM 36.492
    09/06/11 03:20 PM 20.677
    09/06/11 01:19 PM 50.445
    09/06/11 12:01 PM 10.276
    09/06/11 11:53 AM 0.071
    09/06/11 09:59 AM 35.438
    09/06/11 09:41 AM 0.068
    09/06/11 08:58 AM 46.138
    09/06/11 08:55 AM 0.033
    09/06/11 08:32 AM 27.261
    09/06/11 06:46 AM 73.931
    09/06/11 06:22 AM 18.237
    09/06/11 04:57 AM 36.502
    09/05/11 08:01 PM 0.024
    09/05/11 06:00 PM 126.525
    09/05/11 04:59 PM 0.001
    09/05/11 03:41 PM 0.352
    09/05/11 02:32 PM 86.276
    09/05/11 01:47 PM 0.362
    09/05/11 11:57 AM 82.661
    09/05/11 11:35 AM 0.037
    09/05/11 12:51 AM 45.896
    09/04/11 10:58 PM 125.963
    09/04/11 08:06 PM 0.228
    09/04/11 06:49 PM 24.518
    09/04/11 05:18 PM 0.003
    09/04/11 12:41 PM 0.415
    09/04/11 10:41 AM 4.955
    09/04/11 10:11 AM 35.001
    09/03/11 05:39 PM 71.92
    09/03/11 01:44 PM 0.151
    09/03/11 11:53 AM 48.078
    09/03/11 11:43 AM 0.029
    09/02/11 04:32 PM 3.957
    09/02/11 03:42 PM 45.001
    09/02/11 12:48 PM 0.146
    09/02/11 12:12 PM 8.543
    09/02/11 09:51 AM 8.59
    09/02/11 09:48 AM 0.054
    09/02/11 09:25 AM 34.565
    09/02/11 09:25 AM 0.007
    09/02/11 09:17 AM 0.053
    09/02/11 09:11 AM 0.086
    09/02/11 09:09 AM 0.02
    09/02/11 08:41 AM 8.73
    09/02/11 07:09 AM 40.581
    TOTAL MEGABYTES: 1,618.4615

    Sporadic large amounts of data being used. I don't use my phone nearly that much. And havn't downloaded anything of those large sizes... How can I find where all this data is going? Please help Thanks all
     

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  2. chanchan05

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    Have you have emails being pushed? how about facebook syncing? and automatic application updates?
     
  3. Harry2

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    You could look what apps use what amount of data on your phone.
    TrafficInfo, TrafficStats or 3G Watchdog Pro can do that.

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