iOS 14/13.7: Enable Low Data Mode and Download Apps over 200MB on iPhone and iPad

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

Auto-Optimize Mobile Data Use after Enable Low Data Mode in iOS 13 or later on your iPhone and iPad. This option saves Cellular Data or WiFi Data that consume by the app installed on your iDevice. And Another Feature is Allow to Download Apps over 200MB on iPhone/iPad. Do you know the iPhone and iPad are the only devices that consume more cellular data compared to any other smartphone? In iPhone, the Applications that you install are the real culprits behind eating most of your mobile data. Besides, you are paying almost $30 to $50 monthly to subscribe to cellular data and other services, which is too much. It hurts a lot because after paying this much money, iPhone exhausts the data without using it.

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Hope you have installed iOS 13 on your iPhone and iPad, as I am going to show you the best way to save cellular data on iPhone/iPad. In the latest iOS, we have got tones of features, but don’t know what they are. One of the useful features is, it allows you to enable Low Data Mode on iPhone and iPad, so ultimately the cellular data won’t be used more at the end of the day.

Besides, the iPhone and iPad doesn’t allow us to download apps over 200MB, isn’t that right? Don’t worry, read on the tutorial, and get rid of this restriction.

How to Enable Low Data Mode on iOS 13 iPhone and iPad: iOS 14/iPadOS 14

Low Data Mode Helps apps on your iPhone reduce their network data use. Apple Doesn’t share technical things. Just enable this option and Get a Free Gift from Apple After Update iOS to 13 and later.

  • Step #1: Launch the “Settings” app on your device.
  • Step #2: Scroll down and tap “Cellular”.
Low Data Mode in iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad

Low Data Mode in iOS 13 on iPhone and iPad

  • Step #3: Toggle on the “Low Data Mode” from there.

Issues: App Store Won’t Download Apps: Low Data Mode Is On, Wait until turned off.

Some times Low data mode causing issues like this, And App Store Won’t download new App from App store Or Asking behalf of your Permission that reminds you don’t download to save Data until Low Data Mode is on in settings app.

App Store Says Low Data mode is on popup message on iPhone and iPadOS

App Store Says Low Data mode is on popup message on iPhone and iPadOS

Solution: Tap on Download Button to Start Download Your App. But you will get This popup again when you download next time.

Turn Off Low Data Mode is on Popup all time: Go to the Settings app on iPhone > Mobile/Cellular Data > Low Data Mode.
For WiFi: Go to Settings App > WiFi > Tap on (i) next to the WiFi name > Disable Low Data mode.

Allow Low Data Mode for WiFi Network

This is wondrous Because Apple helps to save WiFi Network data Usage using new Low Data Mode in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 or later for iPhone and iPad.  these options for particular or selected Networks. Let’s Check it out. How to enable and use it.

Step 1: Open the Settings app on iPhone, iPad.
Step 2: Next Tap on WiFi. and Tap on (i) button next to the network name appear on the connected WiFi Network list.

Enable low Data mode for WiFi Network on iPhone and iPad

Enable low Data mode for WiFi Network on iPhone and iPad

Now, On WiFi Settings, You will find Low Data Mode, Enable the toggle that helps apps on your iPhone to reduce their network data use.

Here’s iPad screen,

Turn on Low Data mode iPadOS 13 on iPad

Turn on Low Data mode iPadOS 13 on iPad

iOS 14/iPadOS 14: How to Download Apps Over 200MB in iPhone, iPad

Apple has made many changes in iOS 14, including in the default Settings app of iPhone and iPad. Some functions are separated and given different names, so it might confuse you while changing the settings. If you’re on iOS 14 or iPadOS 14 or later, these are the updated stepwise guide on how to download apps over 200mb in iPhone, iPad.

  1. Go to the Settings app on your device.
  2. Tap App Store.
  3. Select the App Downloads, under the Cellular Data.
  4. Tap Always Allow.

How to Download Apps Over 200MB on iOS 13 iPhone and iPad

Unless you upgrade iPhone with an Android smartphone, there’s a lot to deal with iPhone and its limitations. But, I bet, you won’t change iPhone over Android, and there is no need to do this. Because year over years Apple has added amazing features in iPhone that Android can’t provide. Past iOS versions, doesn’t allow us to download apps over 200MB on cellular data, am I right? This limitation is eliminated in iOS 13, now you can download apps that are greater than 200MB over Cellular data. Here’s how to do it.

  • Step #1: Navigate to the “Settings” app.
  • Step #2: Locate and tap the “iTunes & App Store”.

in iOS 14 and later – Tap on App Store

App Downloads over 200MB or 150MB on iPhone from App Store in iOS 13

App Downloads over 200MB or 150MB on iPhone from App Store in iOS 13

  • Step #3: Under Cellular Data, go to “App Downloads”.
  • Step #4: There you will get three options to choose from, Always Allow, Ask if Over 200MB and Ask First. Select “Always Allow”.
Download App over 200MB on Cellular Data in iOS 13

Download App over 200MB on Cellular Data in iOS 13

Another Pro setting for Apple Download on Cellular Data is out of control if you set. Keep Automatic Download enable for Cellular Data. After that, you can Automatic Downloads the app from the App Store.

App Downloads Options,

  • Always Allow: Allow All Apps to download automatically using cellular data. When roaming, Permission to download is always required.
  • Aks if Over 200 MB: Only Allow Apps under 200 MB to download automatically using Cellular Data.
  • Ask First: Always Ask for Permission to download apps using Cellular Data.

Thanks for Reading, Apple now caring your data for limited users in new iOS 14 or later Update. Share these tips and help to others also comment me on if you found a problem with you after that.

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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