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My Samsung® Galaxy S® III by Steve Schwartz

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Managing Talk Time and Data Usage

If you’re on a limited talk, messaging, or data plan, the key to avoiding overage charges is relatively simple: Know your plan.

Checking Current Usage

Each carrier generally offers several ways for you to check the current month’s usage. For example, if T-Mobile is your carrier, usage data can be viewed in the Notifications panel. You can also check usage by tapping the Notifications panel entry to launch T-Mobile My Account (or by tapping its icon in Apps). Select the Account Info tab and tap Detailed Usage. Note that in a recent update, T-Mobile also provided widgets that display usage data on the Home screen.

Carriers also typically provide a phone number that you can call to check your minutes. If you ...

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