Here’s How to Avoid Data Overages on Your Phone (Video)

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The introduction of tiered and shared data plans, unfortunately, brought pesky overages along with them. Unlike minutes and text messages, however, monitoring data can be a bit more ambiguous. You can easily quantify minutes and text messages with a simple count. With data, the only option is to watch your usage and monitor a few different sources that count the bytes as they’re used. However, tracking data can still be tricky, and no one likes overages.

Luckily, there are dozens of ways you can avoid going over your monthly data allotment. For one, you can simply curb your usage all-around. Or you can take a few precautionary steps to prevent unnecessarily using data. Check out the video below for a few tips on how to avoid data overages.

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Taylor Martin
Based out of Charlotte, NC, Taylor Martin started writing about technology in 2009 while working in wireless retail. He has used BlackBerry off and on for over seven years, Android for nearly four years, iOS for three years, and has experimented with both webOS and Windows Phone. Taylor has reviewed countless smartphones and tablets, and doesn't go anywhere without a couple gadgets in his pockets or "nerd bag." In his free time, Taylor enjoys playing disc golf with friends, rock climbing, and playing video games. He also enjoys the occasional hockey game, and would do unspeakable things for some salmon nigiri. For more on Taylor Martin, checkout his Pocketnow Insider edition.| Google+