i have not yet signed up to a data plan, and am therefore on casual data rates, i will connect using mobile data when i have to, and if this picks up i will organise a data plan, but for now, i just want to use wifi. i set my phone up to not connect to any mobile data network and turn on wifi when i am in range as follows
wireless & networks -> mobile networks -> data enabled -> no tick
accounts & sync -> background data -> no tick
i have found that from a bit of searching around that there are various fixes, but many say i need to enable background data, and i think this also applies not only to setting up my gmail account but also for many apps, and if i select an app on the PC at google play for it to be installed on my phone then i guess i would need it for this too.
my question is, if i enable background date (accounts & sync -> background data -> TICK) but leave my mobile data setting as it is (wireless & networks -> mobile networks -> data enabled -> no tick) will my phone start using mobile data in the background, overiding other settings or will it still require me to turn data on be it 3G mobile data or wifi before it syncs anything.