data usage

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  1. mike02vr6

    mike02vr6 Member

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    I was just trying to figure out if it would be worth it for me to run out and get a phone (thinking of buy an OG off of ebay and getting into the unlimited or just wait and get the $30/month plan. I have access to a computer so I wouldn't be streaming music all day, I think I would just mostly jump online while I am out to look stuff up, use it as a GPS and overall just keep busy while I am at work. What is some of the data that you guys go through and what do you do with your phones? (just kind of looking for an approximate I know I can't do any mathematical calculations)

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    Im a very heavy user and I don't go anywhere near the 2g limit mainly because I have my phone on wifi anytime I can. I don't think gps uses data because my wife uses the gps on an old eris that isn't connected.

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    I do a lot of stuff. I use the unlimited data plan to the fullest so I can my moneys worth.

    Heres what I do:
    Pandora
    Netflix
    Craigslist
    Ebay
    GTunes
    Youtube
    TubeMate
    Web Browsing
    GPS
    Google Maps
    Games
    GTalk
    Skype
    DroidForums

    Plus more. It all comes down to how much u use it but I would snag it bcuz Verizon is gonna cut that on July 7th anyone who has it now is getting grandfathered in.


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    If you don't need Unlimited Data, why get it?... I dunno, if you afford it, why not- never know if /when that WiFi will vanish (moving, can't afford it anymore, etc).

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    cool thanks, I have 4G in most of the areas I am in and around, but I also have some pretty good wifi spots that on my laptop right now I am on one and its 54Mpbs so that seems to me thats its faster than 4G correct?
     
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    Verizon has an app so you can track your data usage. That will let you know if you really need that unlimited or not.

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    Yeah but that app is only worth it if he/she has a data plan. If its per use then he /she wont really know their real usage.

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    Why not get it? The unlimited data plan now is 30 dollars a month....from what I've read the cheapest data plan they'll offer is 2 gigs for 30 dollars....why would it be better to pay the same price for 2 gigs and not just go unlimited?

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    because then I have to buy a phone off of ebay, so I can save my upgrade for the bionic.
     
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    Dial #data to get a free text message with your current data usage. Its usually accurate within a day or so.

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    There's also a preloaded data usage widget on most android phones.

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    I don't have a droid phone yet, my question was more of what do you guys do and how much data do you use? Sorry for the confusion.
     
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