Using Wi-Fi Function to Reduce Data Cost

This section provides a tutorial example on how to turn on the 'Wi-Fi' function to reduce data transfer cost when you are at home next to your home Wi-Fi network.

To save "Data Service" cost on you cell phone bill, you should turn the Wi-Fi function on your Android phone to use your home Wi-Fi network.

1. Tap on "Settings", "Wireless & networks", then "Wi-Fi settings".

2. Tap on the checkbox next to "Wi-Fi" to turn on the "Wi-Fi" function. You will your Wi-Fi SID displayed with other Wi-Fi SIDs in the neighborhood. You SID should have the strongest signal icon.

3. Tap on your Wi-Fi SID and enter your Wi-Fi password to finish up the connection.

Now you can browse the Internet, download files, or play on-line games through your Wi-Fi home network.

Without using the "Wi-Fi" function, the cell phone service provider will charge you for the amount of data transferred whenever you use the Internet.

Last update: 2011.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Installing JDK 1.8 on Windows System

 Installation of Android SDK R24 and Emulator

 Installing Apache Ant 1.9 on Windows System

 Developing First Android Application - HelloAndroid

 Android Application Package (APK) Files

 Android Debug Bridge (adb) Tool

 Android File Systems

 Android 4.0.3 File Systems

 AboutAndroid - Application to Retrieve System Information

 android.app.Activity Class and Activity Lifecycle

 View Objects and Layout Resource Files

 Using "adb logcat" Command for Debugging

 Build Process and Package File Content

 Building Your Own Web Browser

 Android Command Line Shell

 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Mini Tablet

 USB Debugging Applications on Samsung Tablet

 Android Tablet - LG-V905R

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-V905R Tablet

Android Phone - LG-P925g

 About My LG-P925g Android Phone

 Phone Memory and SD (Secure Digital) Card

 Running Services - Background Processes

 Running Applications - Background and Foreground Processes

 Connect Phone to Computer using Bluetooth

 Connect Phone SD Card to Computer via USB

Using Wi-Fi Function to Reduce Data Cost

 Setting up Gmail Access on Android Phone

 Downloading and Installing from "Play Store"

 USB Debugging Applications on LG-P925g Phone

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version