Data usage: mobile vs wifi

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So I know that data and wifi are different and that data usage has a charge and wifi does not. However, when i look on my samsung at my data usage, it give me "mobile" and "wifi". The fact that there are two data usage sections makes me a little worried that there is actually a charge attached to wifi? I am told that there isn't but the fact that when i look at my data usage i see mobile and wifi makes me second guess what i previously thought. Sorry if it is a stupid question.
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Some random Mobile Master, Mobile Master

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The meters on your phone are there for your information only. They are not updated/maintained by Koodo, but by the phone itself. It gives you an idea of how much data you use and also how much Wifi you use, for general guidelines.

One good use I had out of this feature is some time in the past, I did not have a plan that included data. I used my Wifi meter to guess the amount of data I'd want in a month if I was away from home. Using these results, I was able to choose a new plan that included the right amount of data for me.

It's really only for your information. You can also turn it off if it makes you lose sleep :) Just kidding, hehe, but you really can turn it off though. The option is in the right hand corner (if you have an Android phone running ICS or later).
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It turns off the meter... not data usage! Data can be turned off elsewhere, or by requesting a data block from Koodo.
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Gbey can not charge.you for using wifi cause its nothing to.do.with mobile its using regular internet from your internet.provider whidj.is.paid for all ready
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William is right. WiFi is not supplied from Koodo so there is no way no earth that they can charge you. They can only charge you for using Data, not WiFi.

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