Managing your data

Don’t get left without data! You can reach your monthly data limit all too easily if you’re not mindful about data usage. CREDO Mobile sends you an SMS and email when you’ve reached 75 percent and 100 percent of your data allowance. 

Check out this video for easy ways to monitor and reduce your monthly data use:

Common data use

How you use your data has a direct impact on how quickly you go through it. Do you check your email frequently on your phone or like to listen to podcasts on your morning commute?

Whether you’re on an unlimited or limited data plan, you might like to know how common data applications utilize your data and approximately how much data is used with each post, listen or email:

1 email (with attachments vs. without) 300 KB v. 20 KB
1 minute of browsing the internet 250 KB
1 song download 4 MB
1 photo uploaded to social media 5 MB
1 minute of standard streaming video 11.7 MB
1 minute of streaming high definition video 41.7 MB
1 minute of online gaming 200 KB

1 MB = 1,000 KB      1 GB = 1,000 MB