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Tablet Mobile Hotspot use more Data than a Jetpack to connect 1 Laptop?
toga1530
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I recently added a Elipses 7 to my Data only account. I have been using a Jetpack. Question is, I don't need two mobile hotspots. Will using the tablet use more Data than the Jetpack in connecting 1 laptop? I'd like to drop the Jetpack if the data usage is the same.

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Re: Tablet Mobile Hotspot use more Data than a Jetpack to connect 1 Laptop?
toga1530
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I hope this answers your question.  The Settings are within Chromes browser.  There are several, I use only two. ADKILLER & ADBLOCKSUPER.  Using other will slow your response time.  These two not only block ads in Chrome, but in Facebook, Yahoo, and across the web on search engine pages and other websites. No "Flashing ads", or ads that redirect you.  I'm just using an old 2005 XP right now, so as long as you use Google Chrome they should work.  I've scanned them and tested both for 4 weeks. No problems. At times it will block Adobe from starting a video, all you do is click on where the video whould be and it comes right up.  I would think banishing all these ads saves data also.

If you need more, let me know.

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vzw_customer_support
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toga1530, I can understand the need to consolidate items. Especially if one does all you need too. The data usage between the hotspot service and your laptop, should remain consistent with your average usage. (Which can vary depending on action performed)



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Re: Tablet Mobile Hotspot use more Data than a Jetpack to connect 1 Laptop?
toga1530
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I'm assuming that I need to verify there are no background apps. running on the Tablet when I use it as a hotspot. Facebook and Gmail are typical culprits, but not sure if they would make much diff.

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vzw_customer_support
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You got it, toga1530. It is likely though that this very usage may already be accounted for, especially if you are sharing the same data plan. I would just make sure the auto play for videos on the tablet and desktop/laptop are disabled for FB, etc. Application/software updates via both machines are not automatic, etc.


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Re: Tablet Mobile Hotspot use more Data than a Jetpack to connect 1 Laptop?
toga1530
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Done, I found that trick in FB a while back on the Auto play.  Google Chrome also allows you to turn off all ads accross the Net if you want.  Not sure if this is possible on a tablet?

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vzw_customer_support
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That's a good question. If this setting was located within Chrome, then it may certainly be an available option on the tablets version of Chrome just the same. Have you been able to check the settings within Chrome on the tablet to verify?

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Re: Tablet Mobile Hotspot use more Data than a Jetpack to connect 1 Laptop?
toga1530
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I hope this answers your question.  The Settings are within Chromes browser.  There are several, I use only two. ADKILLER & ADBLOCKSUPER.  Using other will slow your response time.  These two not only block ads in Chrome, but in Facebook, Yahoo, and across the web on search engine pages and other websites. No "Flashing ads", or ads that redirect you.  I'm just using an old 2005 XP right now, so as long as you use Google Chrome they should work.  I've scanned them and tested both for 4 weeks. No problems. At times it will block Adobe from starting a video, all you do is click on where the video whould be and it comes right up.  I would think banishing all these ads saves data also.

If you need more, let me know.

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