Question from Brand New User / Thanks

Hi - I'm a new smart phone user (Samsung Galaxy S III) with a very basic question (thanks).  I have the 4GB data plan.  When I click the "Internet" icon on the Home screen (and connect using the phone, instead of a Wi-Fi network), does my usage of data end when I "exit" the Internet by touching the Home key (returning to the Home screen)?  In other words, do I need to do anything else to disconnect from the Internet, and thus stop using the data?  I hate to think that by just returning to the Home screen, that I might in effect have just 'minimized' the Internet view, without disconnecting, and am thus still using data, until the next time the phone is shut off.  Thank you.

Unless you turn cellular data off, you can be using data.
Everytime your email client "checks" to see if there are any new emails, whether there are any or not, you use data. Everytime you receive a Facebook notification, you use data, everytime you get ANY type of notification, other than a text message, you are using data from your allowance. Your internet browser is not the only item which uses data.

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