Tech: Keep A Track of Your Mobile Data Usage with These Apps
Lots of Smartphones are attached to data restricted service plans. Avoiding exceeding the set limits requires monitoring the date used in a Tablet or Smartphone through the use of apps that help you monitor the consumption of data. You will find a number of apps free while others require a little investment.
The app helps monitor mobile data usage for Android device users and has a lot of helpful choices that automatically turns off a cellular network in case the usage has exceeded a defined maximum. The pro version of the app comes with data report for each app and historical charting among other features.
Mostly for iOS devices, Data Usage app has all the right features that make data monitoring easy and possible. It is also very easy to install, makes it easy to track for a longer time matching the billing cycle of a user and has a separate Wi-Fi and cellular data tracking, reports on historical usage while it also helps to set thresholds and even get notifications in case of an exceeded limit. This app also has a pro version with additional options ideal for customized trackers configuration ideal for the tech savvy.
Also helps with monitoring data usage although per application monitoring in the app’s older versions was removed with the release of 2.5.1 and newer versions. The Android’s My Data Manager app has consistently received better and higher reviewers from most users.
My Verizon Mobile
This app is wonderful for subscribers of AT&T for checking out the data usage against the limits of their plan. The most basic monitoring of data is provided in contrast with other apps out there.
Also the best for subscribers of AT&T who can use the app to look at the way their reports of data usage looks like and comes with other functions of account administration.
This is an application that allows alerts configuration to detect apps that guzzle down data and sends alerts once the applications of the past month approach the set limit. It helps in contrasting the amount of data used in a certain app in contrast with others and comes with a very simple set up. Additional app known as Extend from Onavo helps in compressing data through a unique technology as data is being transferred, in the process reducing the usage clearly visible within the home screen of Onavo Count. It helps in analysing and monitoring all kinds of phone and mobile data usage and includes Wi-Fi, foreground and background use.
Data Man (iOS)
An iOS data monitoring app, it comes with a free version allowing the basics to be done, which include billing cycles, ensuring alerts have been set up and ensures a clear overview of the amount of data used in the last month is clear. However, tracking the data usage of every app is reserved for those who use the Pro Version.