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Questions tagged [cellular-data]

For questions about cellular or "mobile" data. "Cellular data" refers to data transferred via your cellular connection (2G/3G/4G) as opposed to WiFi. It may also refer to the capability of using a cellular data connection.

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Does Windows Phone prioritize between using a data plan and wi-fi connection?

When downloading apps, I prefer using a WiFi connection over a mobile data connection. So I switch off the mobile data connection and switch on the WiFi for the duration of the download and revert ...
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Mobile Data Usage gets enabled automatically

Lumia 535 Dual-SIM, Windows Phone 8.1, OS Version 8.10.14234.375. I have noticed that infrequently my mobile data gets enabled automatically even when I had turned it off earlier. In Store and ...
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Updating with the mobile data

I reside in a district called Dhemaji in Assam, India. This is a small district where there is no Wi-Fi connection nearby. Now I own a Nokia Lumia 625 which shows that there is an update for the phone ...
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How can I tell whether I'm getting data via Wi-Fi or phone network?

There are occasions when my Wi-Fi is fully lit but data traffic is slow and patchy (like it's coming over the phone network). If I lose phone signal, internet connectivity fails completely. Meanwhile, ...
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Which uses more battery power, WiFi or 4G? [closed]

I hope this is a general enough question that doesn't vary too much by phone model, but suppose at school or work you have a WiFi connection, which would use less battery power over the course of a ...