Data Usage

Data Usage gets Mobile/Wifi data usage values from mobile devices, on android it will fetch the data per app but due to current limitations on ios it can only give the total/complete values of overall data used.

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Usage for Android

  • Initialize plugin and requests for permission
  • Request Data usage stats
  DataUsageModel.init() // Only Required for Android
  List<DataUsageModel> dataUsage = await DataUsage.dataUsageAndroid(
     withAppIcon: true, // if false `DataUsageModel.appIconBytes` will be null
     dataUsageType: DataUsageType.wifi, // DataUsageType.wifi |
     oldVersion: false // will be true for Android versions lower than 23 (MARSHMELLOW)

This would return:

   [   ...,
            String appName; //App's Name
            String packageName; // App's package name
            Uint8List appIconBytes; // Icon in bytes
            int received; // Amount of data Received
            int sent; // Amount of data sent/transferred

For more explanation

Usage for iOS

Request for Total data usage on iOS devices

  IOSDataUsageModel dataUsage = await DataUsage.dataUsageIOS();

This would return:

     int wifiCompelete, // Total Amount of wifi data (received + sent)
     int wifiReceived, // Amount of wifi data Received
     int wifiSent, // Amount of data sent/transferred
     int wwanCompelete, // Total Amount of mobile data (received + sent)
     int wwanReceived, // Amount of mobile data Received
     int wwanSent // Amount of data sent/transferred


Lots of PR's would be needed to make this plugin standard, as for iOS there's a permanent limitation for getting the exact data usage, there's only one way arount it and it's super complex.