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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Working with Data

Any activity that transmits data to and from your phone over 3G or 4G counts toward your plan’s data limit. The same data transmitted over Wi-Fi, on the other hand, doesn’t count. By tapping icons in the Notifications panel, you can manually control the method by which data transmissions occur, ensuring that the least expensive and fastest method is used. In this section, you learn how to enable and disable Wi-Fi, 3G, and 4G, as well as how to connect your phone to a wireless (Wi-Fi) network.

Connection Methods

At any given time, only Wi-Fi or 3G/4G can be the active data connection method. When Wi-Fi is enabled and you’re connected to a network, 3G/4G is automatically disabled. When Wi-Fi is disabled or unavailable and you ...

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