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Android App Data usage

Discussion in 'Model S' started by llavalle, May 19, 2016.

  1. llavalle

    llavalle Member

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    Earlier today, I noticed something odd :

    In the past month, the Tesla android app consumed more than 200mbyte of data on my cell phone... in the background!

    About 50% of it is on Wifi.. the rest in on LTE...

    Any clues what the app could be doing?!?
     
  2. Roadrunner13

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    It is odd.
    The iOS version does not use anything like that.
    I have 111MB total over a 6 months period (since Nov 2015).
     
  3. kevinf311

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    Hmm, I'll have to keep an eye out for that.

    What version of Android are you running? Do you have the settings on data usage set to prefer WiFi? etc etc
     
  4. llavalle

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    I'm on 6.0.1, on a Nexus 6P. Restrict background data is off but WiFi is used by default... I'm about 50% of the time on Wifi so 50/50 of Wifi vs Cell data makes sense.
     
  5. Maximus8

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    You made me check...
    Mar 22 to Apr 22: Background 182MB and Foreground 8.44MB

    That's a lot of MBs
    Android 6.0.1
     
  6. trond.strom

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    #6 trond.strom, May 20, 2016
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    My little datapoint
    Nexus 5x running Android 6.01 Data usage in the period

    april 21st to may 20th
    Total: 105MB
    foreground:32,77
    background:72,66

    march 21st to april 20th
    Total: 218MB
    foreground:20,25
    background:198

    february 21st to march 20th
    Total: 201MB
    foreground:59,34
    background:142

    january 21st to february 20th
    Total: 3,05MB
    foreground:2,87
    background:0,180

    Seems something happened late february early march that affected data usage
     
  7. alexdav

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    Checked mine too, Nexus 6P running 6.0.1. The most I saw was 30MB last cycle with the second highest being 18MB.
     

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