Data Over Limit

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Why is data costs so much ???
I got 50mb on my plan yet I don't even get to use any noroot firewall blocks most the data cause the phone apps and kodo do not block data they have no firewall they expected everyone to pay there crazy ripoff prices 5$ for 1mb 20$ for 50mb is what my options are like wtf 1mb is 1 image and it's gone how stupid are these people
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Mathieu, Mobile Master

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Hello,

Data block is an option to all customers, the cost for this is 2$ per month and it blocks all data except MMS messages so you can still send picture/video messages! 

The cost of overage depends on when you got your plan, and it also goes into "buckets". For this example I'll use the current 35$ plan with 100mb. The overage charge is 10$ for 100mb. The second you go over by 1mb, you start using a new bucket that gives you 100mb. If you "fill" that bucket and still use more, you will pay another 10$ and get another 100mb bucket. Just like real buckets, you need to pay for the entire bucket even if you only need to fill it halfway. Hope this makes sense.
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50mb of data is very small with todays data transfers. Its actually barely an image. The root firewall data blockers DO NOT block all of the data they say they do. They CAN help, but their not perfect. You may want to think about going with a higher data plan such as 1GB and you will notice its not so bad. But 50mb in todays standards is very very small amount of data.

Sorry you are upset about this! Hopefully we can get you on a better plan that suits your needs.
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How old is your plan?
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I pay 52 monthly 200mins 50mb data and 50mb is nothing cause apps being blocked use 60mb being blocked unblocked they use over a gig a day so something needs to be fixed and turn data off not a option cause no point in data what so ever not this month I never even got to use any my data them blocked apps took it all.
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Thats not how it works man. The firewall that ur using is built AROUND the OS. not the OS built to work with the firewall .If its your firewall not working properly thats not Koodo's fault. IM sorry to tell you but your phone is working normal as it should. Set your updates to only over wifi and you will be fine. Also check out Opera Max to help cut back on data. But those firewalls are junk IMO.

I would recommend checking out the new plans and upgrade to one if your worried about data. The new phones are meant to have data plans of at least 500mb's Those small data pools were for the eariler phones that sent emails only basically. It may be time to upgrade if your using a newer phone.
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There is no options to use wifi only and ones there are don't work and by your comments you no nothing of how it works you must work for them .
Nexus 5 runs the latest OS and it costs are way to high 52 month my plan 50mb is the plan
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Google play>click on the three parallel lines at the top left>settings>auto update apps>auto update apps over WIFI ONLY
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There's no switch on the apps using the data the apps listed useing data are not even in my apps there part if the OS as I said already there are no controls and they should of made all apps wifi only less a switch to use data but guess they love to rip people off use all your data so u pay more and we have to complain to get it taken off our bill every single month as I have been doing and getting sick of doing why can't u people fix this
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Before I begin: try to remain calm, none of here here work for Koodo except people who have "Employee" next to their name, not even the Mobile Masters work for Koodo! All we are trying to do is help you out.

Back to your question: You might also consider changing plans. If all your getting for 52$ is 50mb and 200 minutes, take a look at the current plans. For 50$ you can get 750 minutes and 750mb or for 60$ you can get 1gb of data and unlimited minutes. 

I have trouble understanding how you manage to use 1gb of data a day tho, you might want to set a data block on your phone that will block data after you reach your limit. 

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