Reduce Mobile Data usage in iOS 12.4/iOS 12 on iPhone, iPad: Cut Down Phone Bill


Are you feeling your iOS 12 device consuming mass quantities of Cellular data? Let's apply given tricks to reduce mobile data usage on iPhone, iPad, iPod.

Update Your old tricks for a stop or Reduce Mobile data usage in iOS 12 on iPhone and iPad. We can set limits and save lots of data in a day from waste. That also helps in your Data pack or Bill amount. Extra benefits are using the fast internet and save battery life by reducing data packet load and waste time on load data on the app (Mail App, Social app, Maps and many other) or Browser (Safari, Chrome).

 

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Limit on mobile data usage optimizes internet data connectivity on the poor network or out of coverage. Till now Apple doesn’t give an option for set alert or notification for over limit data use on iPhone or iPad. But some carriers providing Messaging service on remaining data or usage data through text message.

A tremendous alternate option to keep installed Mobile carrier app and sign in with your account. Know updated status on Running data or Voice plan, Available balance, credit, and Offers.

A bunch of tactics through you can learn what to do to limit data usage in iOS 12, iOS 12.2 running on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Tricks to Reduce Mobile Data usage on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X/8Plus7/7Plus & Save Cellular Data usage

1. Disable AutoPlay Videos on All Apps

in Latest iOS App store, turn off AutoPlay Videos in App Store while Cellular Data is turned on. Otherwise, your iDevice will eat too much data in iOS 12.

Go to the Settings > iTunes & App Stores.

2 Auto Play video on iPhone and iPad on App Store

Scroll down to the AutoPlay Videos > choose Off or Wi-Fi only.

3 Auto play video off on iPhone settings

Also, disable auto-play video in the social app,

2. Disable Automatica Downloads using Cellular Data

Disable auto app update and download from App Store on Mobile data.

Go to the Settings on the iOS device.

Now, Tap on iTunes & App Stores

4 Disable App update on app store automatically on iOS 11

Next, See the Automatic Downloads section, I would like to recommend turn off (Music, Apps, Books & Audiobooks and Updates).

Also, disable media file download from the app-specific settings like WhatsApp (Open WhatsApp > Settings > Data and Storage Usage > Enable Photos, Audio and Videos for Wi-Fi Only or Enable Low Data Usage).

5 Disable Data and Storage usage on WhatsApp

3. Turn off Cellular Data for iCloud

Now Auto Backup Text, Photos, Contacts and Document into iCloud consume more data in the background. Now, Set restriction for iCloud Drive, Keep Disabled iCloud Drive Toggle

With this option, iCloud Drive only uses Wi-Fi for transfer data to iCloud.

6 Disable Wi-Fi Assist or iCloud Drive on Cellular Data on iPhone and iPad

4. Turn toggle Wi-Fi Assist Off/white

Disable This, Preventing to use or Turn on Cellular data automatically when Wi-Fi not available or Poor connection.

5. Disable Background App Refresh for Cellular Data

Live App (Maps, Stock, Weather, and many others) use the internet while not in use but running in the background. So stop all app background process from settings.

Go to the Settings app on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Next, Tap on General > Background App Refresh

7 Manage Background App Refresh on iOS 11

Select off or Wi-Fi.

8 Disable Background app refresh on iOS 11 in iPhone and iPad

6. Turn off Cellular Data for Apple Music

Video and Music consume more internet source that other text, picture, and Other files. For the Apple, Music disables Streaming and Download for apple music.

Go to the Settings > Music.

Next, Tap on Cellular Data > Disable

7. Turn on Low-Quality Image Mode

This mode plays a significant role to save mobile data usage in iOS 12.

11 Enable low Quality Image on iOS 11 for iMessage

Message app: Enable low-quality mode, After Enable this option images sent will be of lower quality. Go to the Settings > Messages > Low-Quality Image Mode Enable it.

8. In not needed, turn off Cellular Data

This smart way to save battery for a long time. Now in iOS 11- iOS 12, we can disable Cellular Data from control center or iPhone Settings app.

12 Disable Cellular Data on iOS 11 in iPhone and iPad

Read more: Customise control center, Add new control.

9. Reduce data when you are watching Netflix & YouTube

For Netflix app users

Open Netflix app on iPhone, iPad, iPod Screen.

Next, Tap on the Netflix menu icon, then select App settings.

Now, Tap on Cellular Data Usage

Choose your preferred settings from six different estimated data usage.

For YouTube App

Open the YouTube app on the iOS device.

Tap on Profile icon at the top right corner of the screen.

Now, Tap on Settings

Enable Play HD on Wi-Fi only, That means cellular data don’t stream HD video.

1 Enable HD video on WiFi Only on iPhone and iPad for YouTube

This trick may work for other apps that using media, Video streaming. And Reduce high Data usage all the time

10. See which App usage too much data on iPhone XS Max/XS/XR/X/8Plus7/7Plus

Know list of apps used data for the Specific period.

Otherwise, Reset Statistics data and Re-Map or Measure which app uses how much data?

13 Data usage By app on iPhone and iPad

Go to the Settings > Cellular > Scroll Down and Find list off app. (Disable or Enable app use data)

11. Disable Location Services

None-GPS or None-location based app sometimes track the location and use Data usage in the background. To disable it from iPhone settings for all the apps or selective app.

Go to the Settings app on iPhone, iPad.

14 Privacy settings on iPhone and iPad with iOS 11

Next, Tap on Privacy > Location Services and Disable toggle.

15 Location Service on iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Also, find by Scroll down and Set never for the specific app from the list.

Above tricks, you can apply on other Mobile platforms.

Watch this Video to Reduce data usage on Your iOS device

Otherwise, you would pay overage fees for the data usage. To avoid such thing to happen then it is wise for you to learn some tricks to reduce mobile data usage on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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