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I have only been able to use LTE very few times.  But when I do I am shocked at home much LTE I will use.  I was on LTE only for a few hours & I used more LTE in those few hours than I have 3G the past 5 days.  With LTE will you always use a lot more than you did with 3G?

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I have only been able to use LTE very few times.  But when I do I am shocked at home much LTE I will use.  I was on LTE only for a few hours & I used more LTE in those few hours than I have 3G the past 5 days.  With LTE will you always use a lot more than you did with 3G?

Oh yes you will.The faster the speeds you get the more bytes you will use

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even though im on 3G alot more than lte I struggle to use one 1gb of data on 3g every month and never use 2 gbs. On 4G LTE even though I'm not on it often I use 3-6 gbs of data a month. One thing I noticed at least on the EVO LTE is 4G LTE doesn't seem to have a idle mode like 3G does so that may be why.

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I chalk it up to comparing it with when the EVDO/RTT data hardly works and just turns your phone into a pocket warmer.

If we had working 3G, we'd go through data too of course, so its really comparing a working tower vs a non-working. ;)

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I chalk it up to comparing it with when the EVDO/RTT data hardly works and just turns your phone into a pocket warmer.

If we had working 3G, we'd go through data too of course, so its really comparing a working tower vs a non-working. ;)

This! When you have 3G that works well, you use a bunch more data too! 

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This! When you have 3G that works well, you use a bunch more data too! 

Oh, I dunno. I have WiFi at home, WiFi at work, and then 4G pretty much everywhere else. I rarely use over a gig a month.

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Only a 1GB on data combined? I think 500 MB of mine per month is just app updates alone.

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I update my apps all the time, but that goes over WiFi. And many restaurants and bars now have WiFi as well. And I've stopped streaming Pandora and moved to listening to eBooks while driving. So, yeah. I rarely use data. This would have been a $38 bill on Ting, heh.

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I have no Wi-Fi at work which is hilarious since I work at a cell store. Then at home I can only get shifty 3mb att dsl, while lte at both places is a solid 8-15mbps. I use between 10-20 gb a month. A lot of that is because I spend time on Reddit and torrenting while it's slow at work.

 

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It is funny I came across the thread at the same time I was checking my usage... (maybe I checked my usage because of this thread, don't remember)... In 1/2 of a month... I have used 123mb on 4G and 180mb on 3G... I have only had 4G three times and that was basically driving through the one tower we have in town!  I did a few (like 3) speed tests -- but everytime I look down it seems like it starts app updates or something when I hit 4G (no idle time like mentioned above???)...

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I realize others have already basically told you what you need to know but I thought I'd offer you some more visuals. I consider my data usage for the month fairly low, but my 3G speeds near me are rather poor at the moment so I usually don't have the ability to load many sites, listen to my internet radio on the go, watch tv, etc. However with my wifi at home I can and it results in a much larger data usage. Also, I don't know if anyone else mentioned this yet so sorry to repeat information if someone has, but with a faster connection, your phone will choose a better quality version of whatever your doing. That could be a higher quality video file or streaming music at a higher bitrate. k6OMMJh.pngdtW9Ji0.png

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OK, I suppose it is screenshot time.  It seems that the device calculates the date range differently.  Here is a typical month for me on one of my devices.  Clearly I would never want to have this on a Verizon account (unless on a grandfathered plan)

 

 

 

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