Minimizing Cellular Data Usage on iPhone and iPad (iOS 7)

Here are the low-hanging fruit for reducing cellular data usage on iOS 7 iPhone & iPad devices: 1) Settings - Wi-Fi - On

  • Join trusted WiFi networks where possible.  (However, you likely want to keep "Ask to Join Networks" off so as not be bothered by general join requests.)

2) Settings - iTunes & App Store - Use Cellular Data - Off

3) Avoid steaming video and audio via websites or dedicated applications like YouTube or Pandora while on a cellular connection.

4) Settings - Cellular

  • Limit what Apps have access to data over cellular.  Choose wisely.

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