Data usage with mobile data OFF and roaming DISABLED [duplicate]

asked 2018-07-02 11:35:36 +0300

Bart S gravatar image

updated 2018-07-18 12:33:54 +0300

I have been on vacation recently to Philippines and before boarding the airplane I have made sure on both my mobile phones roaming is disabled and mobile data is switched off. On my private phone (Intex Aqua Fish with Sailfish I have noticed that, even though mobile data is disabled, the phone still is using a tiny bit mobile data.

I cannot yet see the exact amount of data used ( I have to wait for my telephone bill) but I can see that the mobile data used while abroad will be €0.17 . I know it is not a big deal to pay 17 cents but if I switch OFF mobile data combined with roaming switched OFF I would rather have no single bit of data used.

When I get my phone bill, I will check the amount of data (bytes) that has been used, and post here.

Does anyone know why the phone can consume data with mobile data and roaming switched OFF ?

EDIT 2018-07-18 - Added image with data usage and cost while mobile data is OFF and roaming is OFF

As promised after receiving my telephone bill, to add the internet usage that my phone did with mobile data and roaming both switched OFF.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by Bart S
close date 2018-07-18 22:12:45.073770



Did you have A-GPS ("assisted GPS") on (which needs mobile data)?

olf ( 2018-07-18 12:41:45 +0300 )edit

@olf No. GPS is switched off, and even when it would have been switched on, it is in "Device Only Mode"

Bart S ( 2018-07-18 12:51:43 +0300 )edit

This question should really be closed and all input added to the original question, personally I will not make any determination, but duplicates cause many problems for data collection for Jolla.



Edz ( 2018-07-18 20:11:12 +0300 )edit

@Edz I did search if such questions have been asked before and I did not find them. That is the reason I asked the question myself.

Bart S ( 2018-07-18 20:28:28 +0300 )edit

Yes, the search facility is about as useful as tits on a bull, but now you know such threads already exist ;)

Edz ( 2018-07-18 20:46:41 +0300 )edit