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How to check the Data Usage on your Xiaomi phone

Hello! Xiaomi branded phones are increasingly present in the market. Xiaomi works to make its custom ROM based on Android “MIUI” become the most used. It should be noted that MIUI has a large number of very useful features and functions. Sometimes it can be difficult to locate the ones you need the most when you are a new user, who has been using this brand for a short time. One such feature is the one that allows you to check your data usage. A feature that can be of vital importance if you have a limited data plan, it can also be useful if you want to know at all times how much you are consuming. In this post, we will show you how to check the Data Usage on your Xiaomi phone.

How to set up a Data Plan

To begin with, you should know that the function that allows you to check your data usage is found in the Xiaomi Security app. The Security app is characterized by several features. Among these functions are a cleaner, a security analysis tool, an app manager, battery, among other functions. In this case, we are going to focus on the Data Usage function. The first thing to do is to set up a Data Plan, this way your phone will be able to determine what your data usage is.

First step

Open the security app and go to the Data Usage section.

Open the security app and go to the Data Usage section
Open the security app and go to the Data Usage section.

Second step

Then click “Agree” to accept the terms and conditions of use. To keep track of the app’s data usage, Xiaomi collects information such as packet names, WLAN, and mobile data usage, which is stored locally on your phone.

Then click "Agree" to accept the terms and conditions of use
Then click “Agree” to accept the terms and conditions of use

Third step

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After that, select “Set data usage limit”.

After that, select "Set data usage limit" check the data
After that, select “Set data usage limit”

Fourth step

Next, click on “Monthly data limit” and enter the amount of mobile data that your plan has available and press the “OK” button, in this case, we will set 10GB.

Next, click on "Monthly data limit" and enter the amount of mobile data that your plan has available and press the "OK" button check the data
Next, click on “Monthly data limit” and enter the amount of mobile data that your plan has available and press the “OK” button

Fifth step

Then choose the option “When data plan is used up”. This option will allow you to choose the behavior of the data usage app when the data plan is about to run out, choose one of the two options, “Show warning” or “Warn and turn off mobile data”.

Then choose the option "When data plan is used up"
Then choose the option “When data plan is used up”

Sixth step

Then select “Data usage warning level”, set the percentage you want to be warned of when the Data Plan is about to run out. The default is eighty percent.

Then select "Data usage warning level"
Then select “Data usage warning level”

Seventh step

Finally, set the usage reset date. This is the date on which your Mobile Data Plan is renewed. Each month the counter will be reset when this date is reached.

Finally, set the usage reset date
Finally, set the usage reset date

Checking Data Usage

Once you have finished successfully configuring the Data Plan, go back to the Security app then Data Usage, then you will see information about the data usage, if you want more detailed information about the data usage of each of the apps goes to “Data usage stats”. You can also search in four different periods, yesterday, today, last month, and this month.

Data Usage
Data Usage
Data Usage Stats
Data Usage Stats

Conclusion

If you want to properly manage your mobile data plan, the Data Usage tools are ideal for you. They will be of great help to save mobile data and keep a more accurate control. Plus, you won’t need to install any third-party apps to do so. Thanks for reading us. Bye!

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