How To Reduce Data Consumption On Andriod, IOS Phone

Have you been having issues managing your internet bundle? Below are simple steps to follow in order to reduce data consumption.

Have you been having issues managing your internet bundle?

Below are simple steps to follow in order to reduce data consumption.

DISABLE AUTO-UPDATES:

IOS Device:
• go to “settings” app in iOS
• go to “General”
• go to “automatic downloads”
• toggle the switch position to “OFF” position to disable updates
Android device:
• go to Google Playstore app
• go to “settings”
• go to “auto-update apps”
• select “Don’t auto-update apps”

ENABLE DATA SAVER:

Android device:
• go to “settings”
• go to “network & internet”
• go to “data usage”
• go to “data saver” & activate use of “data saver”

IOS device:
• go to “settings” app in iOS
• go to “General”
• go to “background app refresh”
• toggle the switch position to “OFF” position to disable background app refresh

SET DATA LIMIT (Android):

• go to “settings”
• go to “network & internet”
• go to “data usage”
• go to “data warning and limit”
• go to “set data limit”
• set preferred data limit usage e.g. 5GB

MANAGE DATA ON SOCIAL MEDIA APPS:

Facebook:
disable video auto play
• go to Facebook App
• go to “settings”
• go to “auto play video”
• toggle the switch button for auto play video to ‘OFF’ to disable

WhatsApp:
disable media auto download, roaming, & call settings
• go to WhatsApp
• go to “settings”
• go to “data and storage usage”
• go to ‘media auto-download”
• go to ‘when using mobile data” & unselect all the options for photos, audio, videos, & documents
• go to “when roaming” & unselect all the options for photos, audio, videos, & documents
• go to “call settings”
• toggle the switch button for low data usage to ON to enable

Instagram:
enable less data usage
• go to Instagram app
• go to “settings”
• go to “account”
• go to “mobile data usage”
• toggle the switch button for “use less data” “to” ON to enable

Twitter:
enable data saver & deactivate auto play
• go to Twitter app
• Scroll down to “Data saver” & toggle the switch button to “ON” to enable
• go to “settings”
• go to “Data usage”
• go to “video auto play” & select NEVER to manage data consumption

Snapchat:
enable data saver
• go to Snapchat app
• go to user profile.
• go to “settings”
• go to “Data saver”
• toggle the switch button to “ON” to enable

Youtube:
enable less data usage
• go to YouTube app
• go to “settings”
• go to “General”
• go to “less data usage”
• toggle the switch button to “ON” to enable