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Posted · Original PosterOP

So i was planning on getting an unlimited talk text and data plan, but it has 2gb fast data then slows down.. how far will that 2gb in these circumstances

 

actually only this one circumstance:

 

1hour on the bus to school

20 minutes on bus to home

Every day, occasionally in the car or outside

 

main usage is discord, no voice chat, no videos, simply responding to messages and talkingto friends.

 

not on discord the whole time, just enough time to respond to people, read some messages in the chat, and then I’d get off for like 5-10 minutes until I get another notification

 

will I use up all 2gb quickly? Or will it last 3/4 month? Longer!


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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Most would end up going to images in that case, and I think it should be definitely more than enough.  It's also worth noting that for your usecase, even the slowed down data should be perfectly usable.

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I believe you can disable automatic image previews in Discord, so you should be able to reduce data usage dramatically that way.

Edit: you can on the iOS app and the desktop application, and I believe you can on the Android app too

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Ryan_Vickers said:

Most would end up going to images in that case, and I think it should be definitely more than enough.  It's also worth noting that for your usecase, even the slowed down data should be perfectly usable.

Oh so I don’t have to worry then? Sounds good, but is there an option to disable the images? I’d rather not blow off more data than necessary when I could be using it for other things like 144p YouTube music

 

Just now, handymanshandle said:

I believe you can disable automatic image previews in Discord, so you should be able to reduce data usage dramatically that way.

Oh that answered my question thank you 


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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Just now, dgsddfgdfhgs said:

with minimum image , I guess 500mb for 3 months?

Only 500 for 3? So that would be about 166mb a month?

 

not bad, I’ll be n wifi most of the time or talking to my friends in the real world, I just need it because I own a server so I need to be as active as possible 


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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11 minutes ago, iLostMyXbox21 said:

144p YouTube music

Have you considered YouTube Red? I got it years ago and haven't looked back. Allows you to just steam audio with your phone screen off or while using another app. You can also download full quality videos to view later. No ads either. 

 

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9 minutes ago, iLostMyXbox21 said:

Only 500 for 3? So that would be about 166mb a month?

Its more on the mental side & self controlling.

once you need to actively recharge data, you will forbid most usage 

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14 minutes ago, iLostMyXbox21 said:

 I’d rather not blow off more data than necessary when I could be using it for other things like 144p YouTube music

Frankly, you'll be using around 5MB of data per song to begin with on YouTube even at 360p, assuming that the songs you're listening to are about as long as this.

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The m4a audio track (format code 140) and the 360p video track (if you're on Android and it supports VP9, 243 or if it doesn't, 134) will be using around 5MB of data, less or more obviously depending on the song.


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5 minutes ago, r4tch3t said:

Have you considered YouTube Red? I got it years ago and haven't looked back. Allows you to just steam audio with your phone screen off or while using another app. You can also download full quality videos to view later. No ads either. 

 

Yea I’m poor I can’t afford it 😂😂

 

1 minute ago, handymanshandle said:

song.

Yeah I think I’ll just download the songs when I get home when I get the data (if I do) cause I have an 8gb sd card so I can download my music to that


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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For a very, very long time.


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2 gigs? Where are you from, Antarctica?

Should be fine just for chatting, nothing else, restrict data usage and all that. Download whatever you need before and get one of these USB C to USB A USB sticks to carry your media.

 

Anyhow, even if you get throttled after 2 gigs, you can still text pretty normally (looking back on the time I had three gigs back in 2012).

 

Sorry I'm so harsh on that limitation, it's not about you, just means your phone providers are bending you over a barrel and that angers me 


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37 minutes ago, LukeLinusFanFic said:

2 gigs? Where are you from, Antarctica?

Should be fine just for chatting, nothing else, restrict data usage and all that. Download whatever you need before and get one of these USB C to USB A USB sticks to carry your media.

 

Anyhow, even if you get throttled after 2 gigs, you can still text pretty normally (looking back on the time I had three gigs back in 2012).

 

Sorry I'm so harsh on that limitation, it's not about you, just means your phone providers are bending you over a barrel and that angers me 

Vancouver pricing!

 

$80 - 1GB data.

$90 - 3GB data (1GB with 2GB bonus for 12 months! Yay!)

$100 - 3GB data, still

$110 - 5GB data

 

etc

etc

etc


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1 hour ago, LienusLateTips said:

Vancouver pricing!

 

$80 - 1GB data.

$90 - 3GB data (1GB with 2GB bonus for 12 months! Yay!)

$100 - 3GB data, still

$110 - 5GB data

 

etc

etc

etc

Jesus wtf

I pay 10$ for 100gigs...

There was a recent package of literally unlimited (no throttling) for 25$...

 

But you have nice people and Timmy Ho's and we have war, so I guess it's always a trade-off, eh?


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4 hours ago, LukeLinusFanFic said:

2 gigs? Where are you from, Antarctica?

Should be fine just for chatting, nothing else, restrict data usage and all that. Download whatever you need before and get one of these USB C to USB A USB sticks to carry your media.

 

Anyhow, even if you get throttled after 2 gigs, you can still text pretty normally (looking back on the time I had three gigs back in 2012).

 

Sorry I'm so harsh on that limitation, it's not about you, just means your phone providers are bending you over a barrel and that angers me 

I mean, it’s $25 a month so of course it’s not the best, but it’s better than nothing


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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3 hours ago, LienusLateTips said:

Vancouver pricing!

 

$80 - 1GB data.

$90 - 3GB data (1GB with 2GB bonus for 12 months! Yay!)

$100 - 3GB data, still

$110 - 5GB data

 

etc

etc

etc

Those are price per month? I have 50mbps 4G with unlimited data for 26,90€/month.

 

If you only use it for chatting it should be enough. I usually use 256mb to 1gb or more per day but I also browse the internet. I don't watch much videos on my phone.


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13 hours ago, r4tch3t said:

Have you considered YouTube Red? I got it years ago and haven't looked back. Allows you to just steam audio with your phone screen off or while using another app. You can also download full quality videos to view later. No ads either. 

 

That's also just called using Firefox instead of the YouTube app lol

Well, except for the no ads part

Well, you can do that too actuslly, but I know some people don't like to use adblockers

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10 hours ago, LukeLinusFanFic said:

Jesus wtf

I pay 10$ for 100gigs...

There was a recent package of literally unlimited (no throttling) for 25$...

 

But you have nice people and Timmy Ho's and we have war, so I guess it's always a trade-off, eh?

At least, that's the regular price.

 

$45 for 8GB and a free Huawei P20 for me :)

 

 

still overpriced though but it's hard to cover such a large country


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1 hour ago, Ryan_Vickers said:

That's also just called using Firefox instead of the YouTube app lol

Well, except for the no ads part

Well, you can do that too actuslly, but I know some people don't like to use adblockers

Yeah I use ads to support the creator, I watch the ads (unless they are over a minute long then I skip it) 

 

and can Firefox play it in the background? Although I’ll probably use spotify for music


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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1 hour ago, iLostMyXbox21 said:

Yeah I use ads to support the creator, I watch the ads (unless they are over a minute long then I skip it) 

 

and can Firefox play it in the background? Although I’ll probably use spotify for music

Yeah it does, if you pick the right mode (there's 4 different combos of using the desktop or mobile site, and requesting the desktop site or not and each of them functions a bit differently lmao).  It was always hilarious that they tried to sell background playback as a feature... Like literally sell it, as in charge money for it.

And you can save videos too, again if you are in the right mode.  Haven't tried to check which quality it is but I would imagine it's whatever one is playing at the time.

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19 minutes ago, Ryan_Vickers said:

Yeah it does, if you pick the right mode (there's 4 different combos of using the desktop or mobile site, and requesting the desktop site or not and each of them functions a bit differently lmao).  It was always hilarious that they tried to sell background playback as a feature... Like literally sell it, as in charge money for it.

Definitely, especially with sites like spotify that do it free

 

plus, why do they sell (for money) the ability to do it, but ONLY on mobile? You can do it free on pc

20 minutes ago, Ryan_Vickers said:

And you can save videos too, again if you are in the right mode.  Haven't tried to check which quality it is but I would imagine it's whatever one is playing at the time.

Well considering if I do anything on youtube it will probably be looking up a song my friends show me or listening to a song of mine, which in that case I can just download it to my sd card


Discord: iLostMyXbox21#4649

I took a walk around the world to Ease my troubled mind I left my body lying somewhere In the sands of time I watched the world float to the dark Side of the moon I feel there is nothing I can do, yeah I watched the world float to the Dark side of the moon After all I knew it had to be something To do with you I really don't mind what happens now and then As long as you'll be my friend at the end If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite You called me strong, you called me weak But still your secrets I will keep You took for granted all the times Never let you down You stumbled in and bumped your head, if Not for me then you'd be dead I picked you up and put you back On solid ground If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite Oh whoa whoa If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite If I go crazy then will you still Call me Superman If I'm alive and well, will you be There holding my hand I'll keep you by my side with My superhuman might Kryptonite

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On 3/21/2019 at 5:28 PM, Ryan_Vickers said:

That's also just called using Firefox instead of the YouTube app lol

Well, except for the no ads part

Well, you can do that too actuslly, but I know some people don't like to use adblockers

 

On 3/21/2019 at 7:21 PM, iLostMyXbox21 said:

Yeah I use ads to support the creator, I watch the ads (unless they are over a minute long then I skip it) 

 

and can Firefox play it in the background? Although I’ll probably use spotify for music

I suggest trying Youtube Vanced. Has background play, PiP and even a dark mode. Basically what youtube used to be like before they decided to strip features then make you pay to get them again.


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