Category: Cellular Data

How to Use Low Data Mode for Apple Music on iPhone

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A lot of people use Apple Music while on the go from an iPhone, and this typically requires using cellular data. Since cellular bandwidth is often limited, you may be interested in preserving your cellular data and using Low Data Mode for Apple Music.

Apple Music’s streaming quality tops out at 256 kbps, which means that at the high-quality setting, you’d approximately consume a little above 5 MB of data for a three-minute song. Depending on how much music you listen to using cellular, this could be a lot especially if your monthly data allowance is low. By…

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How to Block Apple Music from Using Cellular Data on iPhone

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Do you want to stop Apple Music from accessing your cellular data? Maybe, you want to make sure it doesn’t exhaust your iPhone monthly data allowance?

Apple Music may not consume large amounts of data like a video streaming platform, but it can still have a noticeable impact on your cellular data usage since a three-minute song consumes over 5 MB of data. Since cellular data is really expensive in most parts of the world, a lot of people would want to avoid streaming music over LTE or 5G.

By blocking cellular access for the Music app, you don’t have to…

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How to Stop Apps from Using Cellular Data on iPhone & iPad

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Do you want to prevent certain apps installed on your iPhone or iPad from accessing your cellular data? Many people have limited cellular data plans, so it’s easy to see why you might want to limit or throttle some apps cellular data usage. Or perhaps you just want to prevent an apps cellular data access for privacy reason. Fortunately Apple makes the process pretty easy for its users, and you can completely block cellular data access for apps on iOS and iPadOS.

For most users, cellular data is something that they rely on to be online when they head out of…

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How to Disable or Enable 5G on iPhone 12

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If you have an iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, or iPhone 12 Pro, you may be interested in learning how you can manually enable or disable 5G networking on your device whenever necessary.

The support for 5G cellular networks is arguably the biggest feature of Apple’s iPhone 12 line-up. Of course, 5G promises much better internet speeds than 4G LTE and even better performance on congested networks, but that may come at a significant hit to your iPhone’s battery performance. Plus, there are decent chances you’re not living in an area with 5G coverage. In such…

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How to Check iPhone Carrier & Country Compatibility

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Do you travel internationally often with an iPhone? If so, you might want to be knowledgeable about the carriers your iPhone may be compatible with in various countries. This can allow you to use the iPhone in another region or country, usually by swapping out with a local SIM card to get local mobile service.

The model number of the iPhones being sold are often dependent on the region you’re residing in, and they pack different cellular radios to support different LTE bands. So, if you’re travelling abroad or moving to a different region, you need to make…

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