The days of squeezing the last megabyte of data in your phone plan are long gone, but that doesn't mean that we're ready to use up terabytes of data from our phones by essentially turning them into wireless routers. Most of today's apps are well designed to use up as little data as possible, and they're getting better at it as time goes on. However, bugs are unavoidable and every now and then I'll catch one of my apps going rogue and consuming hundreds of megabytes of traffic in the background, when my phone isn't even in use. Whenever this happens, I put the app "in quarantine" until a new version comes along, just to make sure that I'm safe. If you want to do the same, here's how:
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool