To use GPS or map applications like Google Maps, you'll typically need around 5 MB per hour. Keep in mind that this may change depending on the specific app you're using or if you download maps for offline use. As a point of reference, 1 GB is equal to 1000 MB.
The amount of data you consume on social networks varies based on usage frequency and content type. Generally, social network usage can consume around 50 MB to 300 MB per hour. However, the specific consumption depends on the platform and the content you access.
On Facebook: A text post on Facebook consumes roughly 2 KB per post, while images or videos can consume multiple megabytes.
On TikTok: For TikTok users, scrolling through the platform for an hour typically consumes close to 1 GB of data on average.
The data consumption of streaming music varies depending on the quality of the music and the streaming platform used. If you’re streaming from Spotify using their lowest-quality setting, you’ll use about 0.09 GB per hour. Generally, standard-quality music consumes approximately 40 MB per hour, while high-quality music can consume up to 120 MB per hour.
Messaging data consumption will vary depending on the type of message being sent. Text messages consume very little data, around 1 KB per message, while voice or video messages can consume several MB per minute.
Internet browsing data consumption varies depending on the content loaded on the web pages. On average, Internet browsing usually consumes about 10 MB per hour.
The data consumption required to send or receive emails varies depending on their size and whether they include attachments. On average, exchanging emails consumes approximately 10 KB to 350 KB per email.
The data consumption of video calls will depend on the quality of the video call and the platform used. On average, a standard-quality video call consumes approximately 30 MB per hour, while a high-quality video call can consume up to 200 MB per hour.
To check the remaining data balance, open the Textr eSIM and select "My data plan" to check the available data plan balance. You can also check your data usage directly in the data settings of your device, as most devices can check data usage in the settings section.