data usage is OUTRAGEOUS!

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid 3' started by lynnwhitmore, Dec 27, 2012.

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    Have a Droid3 with Verizon. What could be eating up 6GB in data in less than a month?:frown:
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    Listening to lots of music? Using navigation a lot? Are you using wifi when you can?
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    My wife's D3 did that, too. After countless factory resets and 5 or 6 refurb units, she traded it in for an Incredible 2 and that took care of the problem.
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    I suggest you install an app called Onavo, it will monitor all your data use and tell you how much each app used. In other words it will pinpoint the problem.
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    Tethering to another device, watching video on the phone - those will be the major data culprits.
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    Cloud storage and syncing to it constantly eats data. I just use to stock data manager to keep an eye on usage.

    If it's not HD it might as well be a newspaper.
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