1. fatfury's Avatar
    Hey imore! Recently I received a text notice as to how much data I have been using on my shared plan with AT&T. I still have about 14 days left in this billing cycle and I myself have used about 5.6gb already šŸ˜§, where as my wife has only used just shy of 1gb. We have the 10gb shared plan. This prompted me into looking at my previous months usage and it looks like I use anywhere between 4-6(sometimes 7)gb of data at any given month. Below is my typical daily usage:

    šŸ”µStreaming music-Spotify. Usually at the gym and sometimes at work
    šŸ”µbrowsing the web-general browsing, nothing crazy
    šŸ”µtwitter
    šŸ”µFacebook
    šŸ”µYouTube-while at work periodically throughout the day (this seems to be where a lot of data is used)
    šŸ”µgeneral use like texting, etcetera

    My wife:
    šŸ”“streaming music-slacker
    šŸ”“general web browsing (I assume)
    šŸ”“general use like texting, etcetera
    šŸ”“occasional vine vid/YouTube vid via mms
    šŸ”“Facebook

    So, here's my question to you. How much data do you typically use in any given billing cycle(or month)? Please include details of your typical daily usage. It will be interesting to see how every uses their phones. šŸ“±
    Wotchered likes this.
    05-05-2014 06:09 PM
  2. iOS Gravity's Avatar
    I try to use wifi as much as I can. 3G brings too much of a battery drain on my 4S.
    05-05-2014 06:29 PM
  3. Septembersrain's Avatar
    I've got T-Mobile. When I'm in their signal area, I use the heck out of it. I average about 10GB a month. I don't use WiFi at all when at home or work...

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    05-05-2014 07:46 PM
  4. acerace113's Avatar
    About 5 GB average per month. I have a cap of about 6 GB but it's a flex plan so I can use upto a max 13 GB @ $15 per GB I go over 6 GB. I should mention I don't have LTE in my area so I only get DC-HSDPA. Also I usually use wifi since it's more reliable than cellular data, but the last 2 weeks of my plan I use cellular data only.
    - App updates under 100 MB
    - YouTube videos in 1080p (not often)
    - Facebook, Twitter, Google plus
    - Tapatalk
    - Tunein Radio Pro; 128kbps mp3 or 32kbps acc streams
    - Web browsing
    - Push notification for sports apps
    - iMessage
    - the odd game online


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    05-05-2014 08:01 PM
  5. Speedygi's Avatar
    2-3gb per month. with video and muisic streaming as main uses.
    05-05-2014 09:49 PM
  6. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    I have T-Mobile and I use a good 14 GB a month. I love using data.
    05-05-2014 09:57 PM
  7. smelton3's Avatar
    I'm still trying to adjust from an unlimited plan for my iPhone only and 3GB for my iPad to a shared 10 GB plan. Currently I have 5 days remaining on my billing cycle, and at almost 8GB of use. I have used mine for: YouTube, Vevo, updating and downloading apps, music, web browsing, watching shows on Showtime and HBOGo, and using apps. Most of this on my iPad. I have used 1GB at the most on my iPhone.


    Sent from my AT&T LTE iPad Air. White in color of course. Or my iPhone 5s. Gold of course.
    05-05-2014 10:20 PM
  8. koerk's Avatar
    Consider yourself very lucky. The german providers charge the heck out of their customers when it comes to data. I have an average (and rather old) t-mobile plan with 300MB data. The newer plans at around 40 include 750MB I think. If you want 1-3 GB you really have to pay a lot (like 50-80)... T-mobile may be more on the expensive side but other providers are not so much butter/cheaper.
    05-06-2014 01:11 AM
  9. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Me, by myself? probably not even a gig, but sharing with one of my sons leads to almost 4 gigs per month. #smh
    05-06-2014 07:54 AM
  10. taz323's Avatar
    Have an unlimited plan, but at least 85% of that is on WiFi. So I would say about a gig.
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    05-06-2014 07:59 AM
  11. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Have an unlimited plan, but at least 85% of that is on WiFi. So I would say about a gig.
    With the exception of the past few days where I've been busy away from home, I'm usually on Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi w/VPN, if I'm on a public hotpot.
    taz323 likes this.
    05-06-2014 08:11 AM
  12. pr1nce's Avatar
    I have a 4gb shared plan with my son, daughter and my wife. We have only gone over one time. We use mostly wifi. Myself, I use around 1 gb per month maybe a little less.
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    05-06-2014 08:16 AM
  13. taz323's Avatar
    With the exception of the past few days where I've been busy away from home, I'm usually on Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi w/VPN, if I'm on a public hotpot.
    There's not to many places anymore, where I can't hook up to wifi.




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    05-06-2014 08:17 AM
  14. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    We share 4 gb on 4 phones with Verizon's share everything plan. We all use wifi most of the time. So we average about 1.7 gb a month total between 4 phones.


    Sent from from my iPhone 5
    05-06-2014 08:33 AM
  15. Spencerdl's Avatar
    For 3 devices on Verizon network I use about 3gb of data per month. I'm mostly on WiFi at home and the office
    05-06-2014 10:21 AM
  16. williamsbh76's Avatar
    I have a 20gb shared plan on Verizon. Minus my hotspots, I have two iPhones and an iPad. Each of those devices uses about 2gb monthly. We stay on wifi at home at night but use all of our devices extensively during the day.
    05-06-2014 11:49 AM
  17. Tartarus's Avatar
    I am using 1200mb a month and have a 1gb data plan. After 1 gb the speed gets capped, but I don't have to pay extra. In September I'm getting a new data plan of 5gb a month
    05-06-2014 11:56 AM
  18. John Yester's Avatar
    i use around 3-4 GB a month
    05-06-2014 11:58 AM
  19. rayz336's Avatar
    About 1GB because I've been on wifi a lot more this month than usual
    05-06-2014 11:58 AM
  20. sting7k's Avatar
    I average about 1GB a month. I am able to use wifi about 85% of the time.
    05-06-2014 01:55 PM
  21. fatfury's Avatar
    I'm still trying to adjust from an unlimited plan for my iPhone only and 3GB for my iPad to a shared 10 GB plan. Currently I have 5 days remaining on my billing cycle, and at almost 8GB of use. I have used mine for: YouTube, Vevo, updating and downloading apps, music, web browsing, watching shows on Showtime and HBOGo, and using apps. Most of this on my iPad. I have used 1GB at the most on my iPhone.


    Sent from my AT&T LTE iPad Air. White in color of course. Or my iPhone 5s. Gold of course.
    This is kind of where I am. I'm used to a grandfathered unlimited plan when it was just me, so I never even worried about data usage.
    05-06-2014 02:00 PM
  22. fatfury's Avatar
    Consider yourself very lucky. The german providers charge the heck out of their customers when it comes to data. I have an average (and rather old) t-mobile plan with 300MB data. The newer plans at around 40 include 750MB I think. If you want 1-3 GB you really have to pay a lot (like 50-80)... T-mobile may be more on the expensive side but other providers are not so much butter/cheaper.
    Damn. That DOES suck!
    05-06-2014 02:01 PM
  23. fatfury's Avatar
    We share 4 gb on 4 phones with Verizon's share everything plan. We all use wifi most of the time. So we average about 1.7 gb a month total between 4 phones.


    Sent from from my iPhone 5
    Man, I wish I worked in more areas with hotspots.
    05-06-2014 02:03 PM
  24. DroidArmy's Avatar
    I usually use 2 or 3 gigabytes a month. Hooray for data hogs!
    05-06-2014 02:39 PM
  25. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    Between my phone and iPad about 6-7 gigs a month on a 10 gig plan. Usually it's less but I've been streaming NBA Playoff games on the road.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    05-06-2014 02:46 PM
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