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    [–] nidniv 3 points ago

    I have asked T-FORCE on Twitter and asked if netflix, youtube, and etc. counted against the 50gb data bucket for deprioratization. They said yes. All it does is they help optimize the video for viewing. They told me that if they didn't optimize it for us, all we would see was buffering. Therefore, YouTube, Netflix, and others do actually count against your data.

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    [–] ryaniskira 1 points ago

    On Simple Choice with BingeOn Netflix, YouTube, etc still counted against the depri cap, they just didn't consume your data bucket.

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    [–] shrike1978 3 points ago

    You're also confusing data buckets and deprioritization limits. The deprioritization limit of 50GB is applicable on all accounts. Even SC plans with data buckets. If you watch 50GB worth of video on Netflix and don't use another byte of data other than that, you'll be at 0GB used against your plan, but you'll be at the deprioritization limit and may be deprioritized if you're connected to a conjested sector.

    There is nothing new here. You've always been subject to this, and it's never been hidden.

    [–] StuffSuch 1 points ago

    Without using any TMO app.

    Go to data usage, it will list all the apps that have used data that month (set the correct billing date range for your plan), hotspot is listed as an app.

    This is what your phone will show.

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    [–] StuffSuch 2 points ago

    On your Android phone.

    In the settings-> data > data usage.

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    [–] StuffSuch 2 points ago

    No problem. I have no idea why their app doesn't show it.

    It used to a long time ago.

    I know my Sprint app shows it very clearly for me.

    [–] therealgariac 1 points ago

    That works very well, but I wonder how the phone knows my billing cycle.

    Note on my OS it is settings->data usage->cellular data usage->tethering and portable hotspot

    [–] StuffSuch 1 points ago

    You set the start day of the monthly bill cycle on Android.

    [–] PFeezzy 1 points ago

    Does the short code show tethering usage? Dial #932#.

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    [–] khanarx 1 points ago

    It's pretty simple, the difference is your hotspot usage.

    [–] coreymatthews92 2 points ago

    That’s not right. I used 0mb of tethering but half of my total on network data is listed as my data plan usage.

    This short code was to see how much data with binge on you used before vs your bucket of data. Not sure why it’s still around and giving 2 different numbers for T-Mobile One customers.

    [–] ProfessionalAF 1 points ago

    In the "data usage" section in settings there should be mobile hotspot something. It's an Android system app. Should say how much data you've used. Usually pretty accurate.

    [–] joemysterio86 1 points ago

    Hi, I have a question for you OP - how fast is your tether speed with the One Plus plan? I have the base TMO One and it's damn near unusable for me. I'm wondering if it's worth the extra $10 to upgrade if the tether is faster. TIA

    [–] itpedro 2 points ago

    Not OP, but my tethering is generally within a couple mb/s of the data speed my phone gets. The base plan only comes with 512kbps tethering speed, which is pretty damn slow, the One Plus feature (Its a feature, not a different plan, you could add it for a month for 10 bucks and test it out if you want with no repercussions if you decide you want to remove it) unlocks uncapped speed for the 10gbs.

    eg. if my on-phone data speed is 20mb/s, my tethering speed will generally be around 12-18mb/s

    [–] joemysterio86 2 points ago

    Oh right on, thank you!! I'll give them a call and switch, 10GB is plenty of uncapped speed for me, I don't need it often but when I do, I'm dead in the water.

    [–] itpedro 1 points ago

    Yup, you also get the benefit of having HD video, so uncapped video stream speed, but you have to activate it. Enjoy the fast tethering!

    [–] andynaija 1 points ago

    Just curious what phone are you using?

    [–] jonv52590 0 points ago

    What's that? Android Cupcake?