About data speed limits

When you reach your plan’s data limit, your data speeds will slow down until the start of the next billing cycle.

How it works

To offer the best experience to as many users as possible any data used after you reach your data limit is slowed to 256 kbps. Your full-speed data limit depends on the type of plan you have and can’t be manually adjusted:

  • Flexible plans allow up to 15 GB of full-speed data.
  • Simply Unlimited plans allow up to 35 GB of full-speed data.
  • Unlimited Plus plans allow up to 50 GB of full-speed data.
Important: If you have either Unlimited plan, certain categories of data usage like video may be managed at a particular speed or resolution, like DVD-quality (480p).

How group plans compare to individual plans

In group plans, all members have their own personal data limits and one member’s data usage won’t contribute to another member’s data limit. However, only the plan manager can pay to get full data speeds for members.

Use full-speed data beyond your data limit

After you reach your plan’s data limit, you can choose to return to full-speed data for an additional $10/GB for the rest of your billing cycle.

Important: Before resuming full speed data, understand that once full speed data is enabled, it can’t be disabled.

  1. On your mobile device, sign in to the Google Fi app Fi.
  2. Select Account and then Get full speed.

This option is available after you pay your first Google Fi bill. If you want to return to full-speed data before that, you must make a one time prepayment of the charges incurred to date.

View a tutorial on how to get your full speed limit.

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