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  1. Thomas22's Avatar
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    Default How to check data usage

    Hi, im just wondering how do I check my data usage because I have the lowest data plan, but I want to use bbm. And does incoming e-mails to my phone use data? By the way im on rogers if it makes a difference.
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    Usually your carrier has some means to check it.
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    Extreme = 100 GB
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    IAC it would be difficult (almost impossible) to reach gigabyte levels without extensive tethering. A typical BB used for moderate-heavy email, and some browsing and BBM should usually be below 100 Megabytes in a month - not gigabytes.
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    Yeah holy mostaccioli. 100 is pure insanity, let alone 60...

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    Are you sure this is referring to Internet usage on a phone? That sounds more like Internet usage on a PC.

    For instance, the FCC is currently testing broadband ISPs here in the US. They consider >30 GB month to be heavy use. https://www.testmyisp.com/requirements.html
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    I want to use bbm. And does incoming e-mails to my phone use data? ...
    I am a Roger customer too and I can assure you that BlackBerry Messenger and lots of Email bairly register in terms of data usage.

    Rogers provides a web link to monitor your data use. Log on to your Rogers account to find it.


    Only 4% of Rogers smartphone customers currently use more than 500 MB of data/month. Customers that use more then 500 MB of data/month tend to be customers that heavily stream and download content with their device
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    LOL! The list posted from the Rogers site are internet packages for cable internet.... I have the Extreme Plus. Go thru 90 GBs a month ez.
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    As a Rogers user, you should have an icon called "My Account" somewhere on your berry.

    you should be able to use this app to view all your account information; including data usage.
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    Does it matter if your carrier offers "Unlimited Web" is it just for personal reference or are you guys trying to see where you are compared to your monthly limit?
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