SETTINGS & SERVICES
Data connection
SETTINGS & SERVICES

Data connection

When you turn on Droid Incredible 4G LTE by HTC for the first time, it will be automatically set up to use your mobile operator's data connection (if the SIM card is inserted).

Checking the data connection you're using

  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Mobile network > Access Point Names.

Turning the data connection on or off

Turning your data connection off saves battery life and money on data charges.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap the Mobile network On/Off switch to turn the data connection on and off.
Important: If you don’t have the data connection turned on and you’re also not connected to a Wi-Fi network, you won’t receive automatic updates to your email, social network accounts, and other synchronized information.

Keeping track of your data usage

Monitor your data usage so you don't get over your monthly data allowance.
Note: Data usage measured by Droid Incredible 4G LTE by HTC may vary with your actual data usage.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Under Wireless & Networks, tap More.
  3. Tap Usage.
  4. On the Mobile tab, you can:
    • Select the Set data usage limit option to automatically disable your data connection when you reach your data limit. When selected, slide the red line up or down on the chart to set your monthly data limit.
    • Tap Reset data count, and then set the day of the month when your data usage resets. This date is usually the start of your monthly billing cycle.
    • Slide the green line up or down the chart to set a warning before you reach your monthly data limit. When you've reached the warning limit, you will receive a warning message on the screen.
    • Drag the vertical sliders left or right on the chart to see how much data you've used for a particular time.

Adding a new access point

Important: Before you add another data connection, have the access point name and settings from your mobile operator ready (including username and password if required).
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Mobile network > Access Point Names.
  3. On the APNs screen, tap > New APN.
  4. On the Edit access point screen, enter the APN settings. Tap an APN setting item to edit it.
  5. Tap > Save.

Enabling data roaming

Connect to your mobile operator’s partner networks and access data services when you’re out of your mobile operator’s coverage area.

Warning: Using data services while roaming may be costly. Check with your mobile operator for data roaming rates before you use data roaming.
  1. Slide the Notifications panel open, and then tap .
  2. Tap Mobile network, and then select the Data roaming option.
Select the Data roaming sound option if you’d like Droid Incredible 4G LTE by HTC to play a sound so you’ll know when it’s connecting to a roaming network.
 
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