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My 3 Data and Calls Usage makes it easier for you to keep tabs on your 3 post-paid iPhone plan usage. This app will save you money from unexpectedly going over your calls or data usage. To do this, it queries the My 3 website and summarises the information for you in one quick and easy to read page.

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You can get this information already if you have a My 3 login, however it is time consuming as you have to log in every time, and click around to several pages to find the information you want. With this app, the process is simplified to the point that you are much more likely to keep a regular eye on your usage - after all, your up-to-date usage will only be one quick tap of the 'refresh' button away.

This app is a thick client which communicates with the My 3 website only. Your information will never be sent to us! Your pin and password details are stored securely in your iPhone's keychain, and are only transmitted to the My 3 website via encrypted SSL, for your safety.

To use this app, you will need a My 3 account, and the details as per the second screen shot. The returned information is:

  • Refreshed: This is when the app last queried 3's servers.
  • Effective date: This is the time the data is accurate as of.
  • Final date: This is the last day of your billing cycle.
  • Calls usage: The dollar amount of calls you have made
  • Calls quota: Entered by you, this is your cap call quota.
  • Data usage: The megabytes of data you have used
  • Data quota: Entered by you, this is your data quota in MB.

To configure your details, tap the 'i' icon at the bottom right of the screen.

Please be aware that 3's servers are not always available, and if they are down then this app will not work. When that happens, please try the My 3 website before emailing me to report an issue. This app is only as accurate and up-to-date as the data it receives from the My 3 website, and as such I cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of data. This app is only a means of convenience, if you need accurate information you need to talk to 3 directly, DO NOT critically rely on it.

If you notice this app seems to be inaccurate, please get in touch and I'll do my best to fix it in the next version.

Chris

 

Thanks for reading! And if you want to get in touch, I'd love to hear from you: chris.hulbert at gmail.