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In WP7, I could pin my cellular connection setting as a tile, which was great as I often turn data on/off.

In WP8.1, I have to go settings->scroll to Mobile+SIM->tap->turn the slider on/off.

The shortcuts menu when you swipe down from the top of the phone lets me turn on/off WiFi, Bluetooth but not cellular data.

Is there a way I can make turning data on/off more efficient?

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    What's your OS version in Settings -> About? Mobile data on/off toggle was added to the action centre in version 8.10.14219.341, released in December 2014. If you're running an earlier version, check for updates. – Indrek Apr 13 '15 at 12:56
  • 8.10.14226.359. And the options I have are WiFi, Blurtooth, Flight mode, Rotation Lock. – Mr. Boy Apr 13 '15 at 13:10
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    You can change what actions you want displayed, just go to settings -> notifications. – Thomas Apr 13 '15 at 14:20
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You can customise which quick actions appear in the action centre.

Simply go to Settingsnotifications+actions, tap on any of the quick actions there and choose a new one. Mobile data on/off is available since Windows Phone version 8.10.14219.341.

For more information, see the Notifications and quick actions how-to at WindowsPhone.com.

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You can install an app called 'Cellular Data'. Pins to the start screen and displays the status of the cellular connection (on/off):

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/cellular-data/9wzdncrdtbmg

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