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Enabling or Disabling Data Roaming for an Android Device


The Data Roaming option allows you to continue using data on a mobile network when outside the coverage zone of your Cox Mobile network.

Note: Using mobile data while roaming may result in additional charges.

Use the following steps to enable or disable data roaming on your device.


From the Home screen, complete the following.

  1. Swipe up to access your apps.
  2. Tap to open your Settings apps.

    image of Settings app

From the Settings menu, tap Connections.

image of Settings Connections


Tap Roaming.

Exception: If you are running Android 7 or less, then tap Mobile Networks.


Tap Data Roaming Access.

image of Data roaming access


From the Data Roaming Access screen, tap to select one of the following.

  • Deny data roaming access
  • Allow access only for this trip
  • Allow access for all trips

Tap OK.

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