Why does my iPhone keep running out of cellular data?

Have you recently noticed your iPhone or iPad running out of mobile data allowance mid-month?

There are two or three reason why this could be happening. The usual culprit is “Data Roaming“,

Settings” -> “Mobile” -> “Data Roaming

but we’ve come across another which you may not know about. On an iPad or iPhone goto

Settings” -> “iTunes & App Store

is “Use Mobile Data” switched “ON” as per the picture below?

 

use-mobile-data-for-auto-downloads

 

Unless you have a big data-allowance, we would suggest turning this “OFF” by sliding the button to the left.

By leaving this on, the iPhone or iPad will automatically download and update “Apps” and “Updates” as per this example but could also include “Music” and “Books” if you were to have these options switched on.

As long as you have regular access to a Wi-Fi network all Automatic Downloads will update regularly.

Another way to stop this happening is to switch all “Automatic Downloads” to the “OFF” position and then updating them manually.

Need more help?

If you live in Western Australia, and you need any kind of computer help, please bring your computer to us at 315 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia or call us out. You can contact us here or call:

08 6118 2601 
Alternatively click on the Green “Support” button in the bottom right hand corner of the screen and leave a message.Microsoft Silver Certified Partner - Small and Midmarket Cloud SolutionsFor instant remote control support download and install our TeamViewer remote control software By Clicking Here and following the instructions found on this page

 

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