March 28, 2011

Check Your Data Use on ATT, Verizon

If you use an iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, you must be acutely aware that AT&T and Verizon mobile data is super expensive. Depending on the device and plan, you can end up paying anywhere from $75/GB (AT&T Data Plus) to $30/month unlimited data (Verizon Mobile Data price), which means you should be aware of your mobile data use in real-time. Follow these steps to check your data use on AT&T, Verizon.


  1. Dial    *DATA#    from your phone to get data use in near real-time, Or
  2. Check your account to see data use, Or
  3. Use myAT&T app on Appstore

  1. Dial    #DATA    from your phone to get data use in near real-time, Or
  2. Check your myVerizon account to see data use, Or
  3. Use myVerizon app on Appstore

And, you still need a Speed Meter on your device which displays your data use in real-time.