Are you running out of data? Unable to open that important email on your iPhone? There are a few simple tricks that can help reduce unnecessary data usage. Apple offers alternative- Low Data Mode which can be used to save cellular data or WiFi bandwidth.
For those unaware, low data mode was introduced in iOS 13 to help conserve data over both cellular and WiFi. This option comes in handy if you do not have an active unlimited plan. However, one has to make some compromises to take advantage of the low data mode, for example, music doesn’t stream in high-quality, auto-download is disabled, FaceTime will be blurry and iCloud updates will stop. As mentioned the mode is useful if you are traveling and have limited data pack, or are in a location with low data speed. That said, if you’ve decided to still use the mod, here’s a simple guide to help you out.
How to turn on Low Data Mode on iPhone
for mobile data
Open your Settings and select Cellular or Mobile data as per your mobile plan.
Then tap on Cellular data option or Mobile data option. If you are using dual SIM, choose a number instead.
For 4G, LTE or Dual SIM, turn on low data mode, and for 5G data, select data mode first and then turn on low data mode.
- First of all open your Settings and select Wi-Fi.
-Then tap on the info icon to the right of your connected network.
-Next, turn on the toggle for Low Data Mode
Those using the latest iPhone model (2021 version) can look for Smart Data Mode feature on their smartphone. Also, if you want to check how much data your device is consuming per day, just go to Settings and select Cellular or Mobile data depending on your mobile pack.
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