1. jsooney's Avatar
    I have an unlimited data plan, but I still set a limit so the "Restrict background data" option is available. I have it set to "Always".

    I set the limit to 100GB, but when I try to download apps or updates it tells me I'm over my limit and won't download unless I tell it to do it anyway. Data Sense shows I have tons of data left, so I'm wondering why it does that.

    Also, VPN won't connect because it says I'm over my data limit. It works fine if I turn off the background data restriction. Is that expected behaviour?
    04-08-2015 05:19 PM
  2. jontyfernz's Avatar
    I have an unlimited data plan, but I still set a limit so the "Restrict background data" option is available. I have it set to "Always".

    I set the limit to 100GB, but when I try to download apps or updates it tells me I'm over my limit and won't download unless I tell it to do it anyway. Data Sense shows I have tons of data left, so I'm wondering why it does that.

    Also, VPN won't connect because it says I'm over my data limit. It works fine if I turn off the background data restriction. Is that expected behaviour?
    Do not restrict background data if you have an unlimited plan
    04-08-2015 09:11 PM
  3. jsooney's Avatar
    That's not an option. The question is why does it think I'm over my limit when I'm not.
    04-08-2015 09:50 PM
  4. VS729's Avatar
    Background data restriction works when you are over your limit... So it tricks the data sense in notifying you that you don't have data.
    04-08-2015 10:40 PM

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