Jun 07, 2010 i noticed that my iphone 3gs is sending lots of data on its own in the middle of the night when im not even using it. The iphone 3gs originally styled iphone 3g s is a smartphone that was designed and marketed by apple inc. How much data you use the average smartphone owner uses 2gb to 5gb of data each month. For your convenience howardforums is divided into 7 main sections. Just forums, sites like macrumors, twitter latimes and other web sites. But how do you know what is enough, too much or too little when it comes to choosing your smartphone data package. Larger photos will use a bit more data, but for general social media, youll have enough data to share whatever you want.
Ive been having a problem with my wifes iphone 3gs, this used to be my phone and its now active on her line, she had a regular feature phone so she could only get either 200mb or 2gb plan. Thankfully you dont lose all connectivity when you reach your cap the speed merely drops to 128. If anyone else knows about a service like that please let me know. Okay, so maybe this will all change later, fair enough. In settingsunder cellular for ios, data usage for androidyou can see how much cellular data each app has used. Some contracts built around calls and texts can offer as little as 100mb, whilst others, perhaps aimed at those using mobile data for business purposes, can offer unlimited packages. Excessive data usage on new iphone 8 why would i end up using so much data in one week with my new iphone while observing same internet habits as before when i owned a much older iphone. They rent out an iphone or a sim card for the same price of 8,000 yenweek. Most plans, whether payasyougo or contract have some kind of data limitation unless youre on an unlimited plan of course. I generally use my phone for email and facebook but ive heard that iphones can eat up a lot of data and end up costing a fortune. Also, in terms of power, is there much difference between the 6 and plus.
Whether youre in love with instagram, facebook, twitter or have your own blog, youll be able to upload over photos a day for an entire month with 1gb data. I limited myself to a couple of apps, like around 12, and had to stream basically all of my music i kept only 1gb of downloaded music, and keep my photos on the cloud. There are 4gb that we all share so 1 gb for each device. Threes one plan, says no limits, all you can eat data, no fair usage policy. Orange are offering 750mb and vodaphonethree are offering 1gb. To know whether your usage falls above or below that threshold, look no further than your own phone. Im not a heavy user but i dont want it preying on my mind every time i use data on my iphone, that was the whole point of allyoucaneat on the old tariff 0. A lot of data overspend is simply from daytoday app usage. Compared to the iphone 3gs the 4 is around 5% narrower but no more difficult to type on and nearly 25% thinner. Oct 29, 2012 i currently have an iphone 3gs and never go over 750mb of internet data per month. To check how much data you consume on your iphone, take the following steps.
I had an iphone 5s with 16 gb and it definitely wasnt enough for me. Well this is relatively new, unlimited is still broadly considered 500mb1gb. Though this will bump up the cost of your monthly mobile phone deal. It only has a 1gb allowance but despite using it quite a lot i have never. Dec 01, 2009 iphone 3g 3gs without data 3 year contract if you want an iphone 3g 3gs without data and prefer to use the wifi feature, then really any voice plan is fine for you. For an uptodate entry model, 16 gigabytes are less than optimal, but workable if need be. But deals can start as low as 100mb depending on your needs.
The iphone 4s takes video at 1080p and 30 fps and initial tests are showing that video takes 200mb per minute. Best sim card in uk how to set sd card as default storage in galaxy s3 is 2gb of data enough or should i get more. One might question the motives behind apples decision to offer the three models of each new iphone as they are. Talked to tech support at tmob and altho they tried to be helpful there was nothing they could do, they were kind enough to forgive the over. How many minutes worth of youtube videos can i watch with 1gb of internet. I might switch to it and do the hotspot to my ipad. Nov 02, 2009 iphone 3g 3gs without data 3 year contract if you are one of the people that want an iphone 3g 3gs without data and prefer to use the wifi feature, then really any voice plan is fine for you.
How to stop an iphone 3g from using cell data, ever. The only thing i go on the internet for on my phone is facebook. My iphone charger makes the touch screen mess up, anyone had this. So next weekend im getting an iphone 4s on contract. You can save a lot of space on iphone by transferring data to icloud, pc etc. I have an iphone 5 and i notice it does search for updates in the background, but it doesnt initiate downloading the update without asking me. Whether youre streaming youtube video after video, listening to spotify all day, or simply stalking browsing facebook and instagramming your latest meal, youre going to need some kind of data plan.
We help you work out how much data youll need and how to get the most out of your monthly allowance. Jun 30, 2010 orange are offering 750mb and vodaphonethree are offering 1gb. Make sure you have enough data, but arent paying for. Fido october voice and data plans for iphone 3g3gs. Rogers november voice and data plans for iphone 3g3gs. Stretch your wireless data plan instead of paying more wsj. Rogers december voice and data plans for iphone 3g3gs. For a more visual way to see how much data you have used, there is a great free app you can download called data manager iphone, android which tracks your data usage for you. Originally matching the iphone 3gs with 256mb of ram in 2010, it moved to 512mb in 2011 and, like the iphone 5, 1gb in 2012. Data allowance explained how much data do you need. In particular, the category browsing and technology shows high data usage. And now im torn as to whether i even go iphone with its 1gb of ram, or an android offering with 3gb of ram. I currently have an iphone 3gs and never go over 750mb of internet data per month. Sep 20, 2010 ive been having a problem with my wifes iphone 3gs, this used to be my phone and its now active on her line, she had a regular feature phone so she could only get either 200mb or 2gb plan.
See how much data spotify, youtube and other popular apps use and learn how to track your own data usage. Many cell phone and mobile broadband service providers offer tiered, rather than unlimited data plans. I will be using the internet when i go out, though. I use my canadian 3gs iphone in japan for internet and gps only.
I have 3g turned on, and for the past several days it hasnt been working consistently, it wont always connect and itll tell me theres no current connection. Is 1 gig of data enough if i will probably spend 2 hours a day surfing but not streaming videos or youtubemovies at all. That way, you save your data allowance for when youre on the move. Ive joked previously that the iphone 6 plus is as much tiny ipad as it is big iphone, but its really not a joke. A 1gb data plan will allow you to browse the internet for around 12 hours, to stream 200 songs or to watch 2 hours of standarddefinition video. Ive noticed some of my apps use my data even when theyre not open, which is. This limit relates only to your 3gb mobile data allocation. Thats easy using our data calculator, or by viewing sample usage on common plans. A 3gb data plan will allow you to browse the internet for around 36 hours, to stream 600 songs or to watch 6 hours of standarddefinition video. This being said, i dont stream music, which would use more data but it sounds like you dont either, so you should be fine. On an iphone, the same information is in settings under cellular. I thought 2 gb would be enough since i never managed to go over 1gb myself wile i had it. The most popular plans offered by mobile phone companies are 1gb, 2gb or 5gb of mobile data allowance.
The data is, surely, the whole point of the iphone, and a measly gb isnt going to be enough. How much is 500mb, 1gb, 2gb of mobile internet data. Im using a 3gs with a 1gb data plan and have used under 500mb so far with a few days left in my billing cycle. Oct 31, 2012 1gb should be enough, so long as you have access to wifi when at home. On october 4, 2011, upon introducing the iphone 4s, apple dropped the price of the 8 gb iphone 3gs to free with a twoyear contract. You can download the mydatamanager app for iphone or android for free. It is one of the simplest ways to backup data and to make iphone 16gb enough. Or will it be constantly looking for updates and stuff and use internet data. Will 1gb internet allowance be enough for the iphone 5. Im thinking of getting an iphone, but only the small plan, which has only 1gb of data a month. The one question i have is is the 4 gb data plan for both the ipad and iphone. T caps new iphone, ipad data plans at 2gb, announces. To determine which mobile data plan is best for you, learn how much can you download or surf with each data limit and compare that to your needs and actual usage. Spains iphone 3gs plans as bad as old 3g plans wired.
Theyre not made for being used as or in a mobile broadband device, as this eats up a lot of data. The 3in1 sim kit contains 1gb of data, which will be just enough in order to. This iphone is named 3gs where s stood for speed phil schiller had mentioned it in the launch keynote. How many hd video minutes do i get per 1gb of free storage. And personally, no, 1gb is not enough for the simple reason that safari keeps reloading tabs if youre viewing heavy pages heavy by 2012 standards. Most mobile plans will offer you 500mb, 1gb or 5gb of data per month, but this can vary. And for those data hungry phone users, you can even get an unlimited data plan.
And ive used just 589 mb since purchasing the iphone 3gs in july 2009. To get near that on 3g youll be caining your battery all the time. The last time apple raised its standard level of storage on its flagship iphone was in 2009 when it introduced the iphone 3gs with 16gb of storage. May 21, 2014 this free data manager app tells you how much data you are usingvia wifi and cellular. You will want a plan that will give you enough minutes so you do not end up paying overage fees. It is the third generation iphone, successor to the iphone 3g. I dont go on twitter or vine, facebook, etc very often on my phone since i have laptop, is 1gb a month enough for me to leave my data on i plan to turn it off at night so i can receive imessages from my friends and text them. It was discontinued entirely on september 12, 2012. I noticed that my iphone 3gs is sending lots of data on its own in the middle of the night when im not even using it. Instead, i spoke with the provider and they offered me 8 months of 1gbpermonths for free, and after that im free to cancel it or continue at 7 per month or whatever the rate will be at that time. Nowadays, the key difference between mobile phone price plans is how many gigabytes of data it comes with.
Oct 06, 2009 iphone 3g 3gs without data 3 year contract if you are one of the people that want an iphone 3g 3gs without data and prefer to use the wifi feature, then really any voice plan is fine for you. The picture isnt quite as rich, but its more than adequate. Or will ios9 pretty much destroy the 6plus and itll go in the same way as the ipad 3. I already have my own phone and only interested in a data plan no calling. I generally use my phone for email and facebook but ive heard that iphones can eat up a. It wasnt enough, i reached it within the first 15 days. Thats still not much, but should be fine for lighter users. Ive noticed some of my apps use my data even when theyre not open, which is annoying. Jul 06, 2009 iphone 3g 3gs without data 3 year contract if you are one of the people that want an iphone 3g 3gs without data and prefer to use the wifi feature, then really any voice plan is fine for you. Soon, the iphone 6s and iphone 6s plus will go on sale and plenty of prospective buyers will be wondering. And its doing so via the 3g network rather than my home wifi which is always turned on.1440 1619 1207 1479 119 337 1406 402 293 516 1455 804 168 999 583 690 1186 286 1570 954 1491 1296 64 1636 677 648 1381 434 128 706 1041 631 1249 867 1015 139 598 1161