While checking my data usage I have notice VERY small amounts of usage at times I may be sleeping or when I know I have been riding my bike. When checking my phone there are no notifications, calls, etc. What would be causing this? This is even happening at home when my phone should be using our wifi.
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Any data that's used while your device is connected to the Verizon mobile networks uses your monthly data allowance.
Check the notification bar on your device to see if you're connected to the Verizon networks. If you see 5G Ultra Wideband, 5G Nationwide, 4G LTE, 3G or 1X, you're connected to our networks.
When you're connected to our networks and access the internet, watch a video, check your email, play games, use apps (e.g., Facebook®, Twitter®, Maps etc.) and more, you use your monthly data allowance. Background tasks, such as syncing or location services, may also use your data.
Data usage is billed based on the amount of data sent and received (megabytes or gigabytes), and it can be charged per-use or as part of a data package.
Some device activities can consume large amounts of data:
Indirect data usage occurs in the background, during tasks performed automatically by your device. Some examples of indirect data usage are:
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