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Please tell me how to minimize my bandwidht data usage?

by mohammad_tns / May 30, 2012 5:03 AM PDT

Can anybody give me tips on how to browse using the least amount of Kb (kilobytes)
I have a limited data plan ... its what i can afford right now! so please don't judge!

Can you tell me how to browse without graphics, or tell me how to browse by displaying text only, etc.

I browse using firefox 12 on my pc using a usb sim card 3g modem HSPDA something..

Please any tips are welcome!

I use my internet connection to check emails and read news only...
I don't download anything large... sometimes pictures for my desktop that is it...
also my e-mail is configured as Text only version
how do i do the same with my browser... to use the least amount of data from my limited bundle I have..


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Browser options
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 30, 2012 5:21 AM PDT

For example, in PC's the Firefox browser Options > Contents tab allow you to disable images.

Other than that, no streaming, no downloads, no RSS, and no 'auto-update' web sites although how you identify those I don't know.


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by itsdigger / May 30, 2012 7:17 AM PDT

There's a little web browser that you can download here on cnet called Basic Browser. nothing fancy it's exactly what it says. Hope this helps. Digger

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