How to check my Samsung Galaxy S III is connected to the internet?
If you see any of the icon below in the top bar of your Samsung smartphone or tablet’s screen it means your device’s data connection is currently active. This means that your Samsung Galaxy S III is connected to the internet through your network operator.
A data connection comes at a cost. The contract you have with your network operator may allow a certain amount of megabytes of online transfer (typically 250, 500, 1000), after which you have to pay for every megabyte transferred beyond your allowance.
If you have a Pay as you Go contract with your operator you will likely have to pay for every time you use the data connection.
The below icon shows that your smartphone or tablet is connected to the internet via WiFi. This means that your Samsung Galaxy S III is wirelessly connected to the internet through another device, such as a router.
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