1. twinbubba's Avatar
    I am a new smart phone user and have many question but the question for this thread is a concern I have about Free APS. As with all things, nothing is FREE and I have found that any FREE ap I download comes with advertisements scrolling across the bottom of the screen. This doesn't bother me but as I was watching the scrolling info change I began to wonder, "Is this AP continously accessing the Internet and using up my 300MB data plan?".

    Can anyone answer this question.

    Thank you,
    06-15-2012 02:26 PM
  2. thed's Avatar
    If there's an ad, then yes, it is using data. Many (not all) free apps have a paid option that removes the ads if that's important to you.
    06-15-2012 03:28 PM
  3. twinbubba's Avatar
    Thanks thed, it is important to me in that I don't mind spending a dollar or two on an ap I want rather than spending that dollar many times over on data plan over charges. If I had an unlimited data plan it wouldn't matter but I don't.
    06-15-2012 03:55 PM