If you have Smart Browsing you apparently can still do regular browsing (loading up websites, doing email) but other things are throttled (things such as streaming or downloading files). I haven't had to use Smart Browsing yet (knock on wood) but people in this community have commented it works great. I still have some tokens in reserve just in case.
It honestly is how you are set up. If you visit a website that is graphic intensive (many ads, auto start videos, hi-res pics) the "data draw" will kick you out of SmartBrowse (normal or near normal speeds) and drop you into FAP mode ... about 150 Kbps.
Here is the thing, how many devices do you have connected ? How many programs and additional background processes are connecting and "consuming" so that your .... aggregate "data draw" drops you out of SB and into FAP.
Is there a somewhat easy way to prevent those annoying auto-start videos from running? I have Flash Block but it doesn't seem to work well with many of those videos .. I guess they're HTML 5? I usually just close the page, or use the reader view if available.
Tokens purchased a day ago but still grayed out, unable to use. What am I doing wrong? I thought I needed to pay for them now, but the system won't let me. It shows a balance of $10, but it won't let me pay that balance. I'm down to 13% on data.
Yes, if you run out of Anytime Bytes during 8am-2am, you'll automatically start using any token bytes available. If you run out of Bonus Bytes during the Bonus hours (2am-8am), you'll start using Anytime Bytes available, and if you are out of Anytime Bytes, then you'll use token bytes.
Your token bytes are like your safety net.
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