[Chugalug] Verizon Data Usage metrics

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 20:20:00 UTC 2013


The most I've ever used is 2 GB, and that was on Sprint. I love virtual
unlimited 4g
On Oct 14, 2013 4:18 PM, "James Nylen" <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have you thought about running all traffic on your Android device through
> OpenVPN?  It's probably a good idea anyway, and it doesn't require root.
>  Then you could monitor traffic usage using whatever your normal tools are
> for your home network.
>
> I haven't done this yet, but here are some links that may be useful:
>
> https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.blinkt.openvpn
>
> https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/forum/index.php?p=/discussion/108/openvpn-configuration-on-android-instead-of-pptp-ipsec/p1
> http://blog.wwwjfy.net/2012/01/05/use-openvpn-on-galaxy-nexus/
>
>
> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:57 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> That's exactly what I'm using to monitor data usage. It has never shown
>> more than 300mb before.
>>
>> I'm going to call Verizon later. My brother (lawyer in the family, not IT
>> guy) has talked to them a bit, but Im going to talk to them from an IT
>> perspective and get them to explain their reasoning to me. If it doesn't
>> fly, I will gather all the data I can, and my brother and I will be having
>> a chat. We're on the same family plan.
>>  On Oct 14, 2013 3:48 PM, "Tim Youngblood" <timyoungblood at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Not sure of the version nor broken facade thanks to Samsung you may be
>>> running on your S3 but...for me on my S4 Play Edition (pure Android) I have
>>> a way to monitor battery and data usage as well as set limits for the
>>> latter. Settings > Data Usage
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 3:39 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Verizon is claiming that I used 1-3GB of data last month. As  network
>>>> engineer, I know that's not possible, and I know that I've never come close
>>>> to using 1-3 GB of data on my phone.
>>>>
>>>>  Does anyone know how Verizon calculates their data usage, and what I
>>>> can do to go about monitoring / calculating my data usage for hard
>>>> evidence?
>>>>
>>>> This is a Galaxy S3, not rooted.
>>>>
>>>>  I know I haven't used that much data, but according to Verizon's
>>>> built-in data usage app, I've used less than 200mb (aside from the fact
>>>> that I have a good idea of how much data 1GB equals, and know I didn't come
>>>> close to using that much).
>>>>
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