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    Default How much data does Pokemon Go use?

    I am allowed only 5G of data a month. I have been playing Pokemon Go and I have noticed that my data is already cut in half and I've got 3 more weeks before it resets. Could Pokemon Go be eating my data or could it be something else?
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    Default Re: How much data does Pokemon Go use?

    You'll have plenty. I've used it a lot since my last data reset July 9, and it's only at 142MB. Looking at that, I think that's taken me to nearly level 13.
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    Quote Originally Posted by robertk328 View Post
    You'll have plenty. I've used it a lot since my last data reset July 9, and it's only at 142MB. Looking at that, I think that's taken me to nearly level 13.
    even people aged 53 are playing this game. Always puts a smile on my face lol

    i was actually about to ask the same question about data since i only get 250mb per month. Thanks for the answer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matty View Post
    even people aged 53 are playing this game. Always puts a smile on my face lol

    i was actually about to ask the same question about data since i only get 250mb per month. Thanks for the answer!
    I'm 10 years younger than that
    I'm glad it doesn't use a ton.
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    Reports vary based on the phone you use, some people as well as Niantic itself said Pokemon go uses approx .01gb/hr. i would just set Data alerts for your phone to be safe.
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    Since it's release, I've played it a minimum of 2-4 hours a day, usually just walking and hatching eggs. Last weekend I played all day Saturday and Sunday, so roughly 5-10 hours each day. In that time, I used less than half a gig of data.
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    Quote Originally Posted by metllicamilitia View Post
    Since it's release, I've played it a minimum of 2-4 hours a day, usually just walking and hatching eggs. Last weekend I played all day Saturday and Sunday, so roughly 5-10 hours each day. In that time, I used less than half a gig of data.
    Half a gig since the start is just last weekend?
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    I second this. Just the weekend or since the launch of it?
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    I'm 66 and on level 18.
    I've seen lots of old folks lol playing Pokemon Go
    I haven't seen very much data usage on my end, just battery. My data usage is barely up as far as I can tell.
    OP, maybe you have been doing something else to get a big hit on your data?
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    You can always go to Settings -> Cellular and scroll down to Pokmon Go to see how much data has been used. That way you'll know if it was the game or something else.
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    Pokemon Go uses less data than the App Store, in my case.
    Not a whole lot.
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    Default Re: How much data does Pokemon Go use?

    Quote Originally Posted by robertk328 View Post
    Half a gig since the start is just last weekend?
    Quote Originally Posted by StayClassy101 View Post
    I second this. Just the weekend or since the launch of it?
    Less than half a gig used since the game launched.
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    Quote Originally Posted by metllicamilitia View Post
    Less than half a gig used since the game launched.
    Cool - thanks.
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    The Pokemon Go consumed just about 17MB of data for our entire 54 minutes of game play and we are just pleased with the data consumption as there is a lot of hype regarding the amount of data used by the game. So I were to play 1 hour every day for 30 days I would use about 510 mb which is less than 1 gig? Did you play the Ingress game more than an hour or did it actually use more data than Pokemon Go

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