Every year, mobile operators provide all the best conditions for using mobile Internet, however, not everyone can afford unlimited tariffs. In the absence of an alternative, users have to be content with what they have and try to save.

In this guide, I’ll talk about a simple way to save traffic on iPhone and iPad, which was added in iOS 13 and iPadOS. A new feature to help you stay online is much more than usual, moreover, due to a decrease in data transfer to the network, the daily life of the device will hang.

How to Reduce Network Data Consumption on iPhone or iPad?

Is there a problem of overspending in general? To do this, you need to know exactly how many bytes have leaked and arrived for the indicated time period, tied to the tariff plan, usually a month. The desired numbers can be found along the path: Settings -> Cellular here you can find “Cellular Statistics” in the “Current period” field. Here you can track traffic consumption and reset it if necessary.

More information here: Why is my iPhone Using so Much Cellular Data?

Enable Low Mobile Data Mode

Yes, that’s what the new function is called, which can significantly reduce the traffic and battery consumption of your iPhone or iPad. Everything is very simple, enabling this method limits the background data network using:

  • Open the Settings -> Cellular (or Mobile Data);
  • Click on “Cellular/Mobile Data Options”;
  • Locate “Low Data Mode” and toggle the switch to the ON position.


How to reduce the consumption of mobile traffic on a smartphone or tablet is a classic problem of the era of mobile Internet, with varying success being solved from year to year, with the development of technology and the emergence of new services.

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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