You can check your data usage in real time by logging in to your Self Serve account.
Here’s a list of your phone’s features that use data.
|Instant messaging (iMessage, WhatsApp)||Yes|
|Internet and map browsing||Yes|
|Social media updates (Facebook, Instagram, etc)||Yes|
|Music and video streaming||Yes|
|Video calls and some voice apps (i.e. Skype)**||Yes|
|App downloads, add-ons and updates||Yes|
|GPS (i.e. Google Maps app)||Yes|
*Data must be enabled on your phone for picture messaging to function properly. That means you can only send a picture or video message if your data is turned on. Data used for picture messaging won’t be charged or deducted from your data add-on or plan. If your data is blocked or turned off, your picture or video messages will not be sent or received.
**Voice calls through third-party apps like Facebook, Skype, and Whatsapp use data.