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4 Simple Ways to Avoid Data Waste on Android And iOS

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As the telecommunication network Glo would call it–Data is Oxygen. Data is indeed an oxygen; a life, as it has become an indispensable ritual of our daily lives.
Without doubt, the rate at which we make use of data proved those statement right. Considering the economic situation, the rate at which our network providers consume our hard-earned data call for strict actions and one of the possible options are what I would be sharing below.

Reasons data are consumed faster than before are not far-fetched. Back then when Symbia and Java phone were the ones in vogue, we hardly finish just an ordinary 10MB in a week then. Those data were by fact mere bonuses gotten from our cards recharge but still gave more longevity.

mobile data

But now, we’ve driven into the Android mobile tech era, people want to go for a smartphone with 65GB memory, 124GB, even to terabyte in bid to have access to downloading far wider range of things on the internet and at a faster and more efficient ways.

In short, Android and iOS phones users can take the following simple steps to save their mobile data on their devices.

android

1. Saving Your Mobile Data on Android

  • Go to Google Playstore App
  • Go to settings
  • Go to auto-update apps
  • Select Don’t auto-update apps

2. Saving internet data on iOS devices

  • Go to the settings app in iOS
  • Go to General
  • Go to automatic downloads
  • Switch button to OFF position to disable possible updates
Android Auto-update Apps Settings
Android Auto-update Apps Settings

3. Enabling data saver on Android

  • Go to settings
  • Go to network & internet
  • Go to data usage
  • Go to data saver & activate the use of data saver

4. Enabling data saver iOS

  • Go to the settings app in iOS
  • Go to General
  • Go to background app refresh
  • Switch position to OFF position to disable background app refresh.
iOS Background Apps Settings
iOS Background Apps Settings

Additionally, you can as well, set limit for data usage on your Android device by following these simple steps;

  • 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. 15GB.
Data Usage Settings
Data Saver Settings

The above steps will go a long way in managing your data usage on both iOS and Android devices if followed accurately.

kindly let’s hear your view in the comment section below, how are these steps efficient for you as regards data usage, while not forgetting to share to others who this information might be useful to.

Thanks.

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