Onavo | Monitor Data Usage Android App, winner of Best Mobile Startup and People’s Choice Awards at TheNextWeb 2011 is a must have app for people who use data connection on their android device. Often people get charged an extra amount for exceeding data allowance on the package which is really bad. As the name suggest, Onavo | Monitor Data Usage Android App allows to keep track on Data Usage but there is more features available which really good. Once you install Onavo, the app will not only monitor the data usage but also will give you ‘Data Plan Advice’, it count the data you consume by week and make an estimate for the month to let you know if the current plan is ideal for you. You can even switch to a monthly or even daily view , to see when you consume most data.
Onavo Android App does also track data used by various applications, with a feature called App Watch which shown on a list ranked according to data usage, and receive an ‘Onavo rating’ based on the amount of data used by each of them. There is also a graph bar option which shows the data usage in different days for an specific app.
If you want more then the app has to offer three widgets to place on your home screen. The first widget shows how much of your allowance has been eaten so far in that month so you know if you are running out of data and get control. The second widget shows most recently used applications and how much data they got through during their use. The third widget is the App Watch for your home screen shows an application or service’s data usage for that month and tapping on it brings out the detail.