Monthly Data Usage Estimate

Select the type of device that you are using, and then move the sliders next to each activity to calculate your estimated monthly data usage.

Total Data Usage


Data Activities

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Data Legend

The examples below provide a guideline to the amount of data used per service.

1 email (sent or received, text only) = 35KB
1 email (sent or received) with attachments = 350KB
1 minute of connected game play = 1MB
1 social media post = 250KB
1 standard Web page = 180KB
1 app/game/song download = 4MB
1 minute of streaming music = 1MB
1 minute of streaming video (SD) = 4.5MB
1 minute of streaming video (HD) = 16.5MB
Data Conversion
1MB = 1,024KB
1GB = 1,024MB

Note: Data usage varies per phone/device. The above examples are based on averages using a smartphone and are estimates only. The actual amount of data used for the described activity can vary significantly from the examples above.