Data for dummies

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How can I find out what data is? How do I know when it is being used?
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Whenever you use the internet related apps on your phone, that is using data. Picture messaging uses data as well.
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Does that mean that if I take a picture using an app already installed on my phone, to add to my contact list, that I am using data?
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No, he's referring to when you SEND a picture message to someone. Data is bascially mobile internet.

Anything you do with your phone that requires WiFi or uses the internet (updating apps, browsing the web, sending/recieving email, youtube, etc etc) will use Data when you have Data on.

"Put simply, Mobile Data is access to the internet over the cellular network. Rate plans with Mobile Data can browse the internet, use email, use Twitter, use Facebook, download applications, and generally use any applications installed on your phone or broadband device that require access to the internet. Cricket’s smartphone and broadband (data only) rate plans include Mobile Data."

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