Spending a lump sum amount on your data pack and wondering what's eating up your monthly data allowance? Here are a few quick tricks to save both your data and money.
People often have limited data plan on their smartphones, and often restrict themselves on browsing or chatting too much. This may often irritate them a bit.
Just a few clicks, and you can save data usage
No, you're not required to download or install any specific app to save data on your smartphone.
A smartphone user can just simply save their data pack with just a few clicks on your phone.
Disable the Unwanted Push Notifications
One might just have numerous apps on their smartphones to make life easy. However, these apps may be the first ones to eat your data at a faster rate. Hence you can simply disable notifications from all the apps, especially the social media apps to save your data at a massive rate. For both Android and iPhone users, you can simply get to your system settings and click on disable push notifications>Toggle on OFF.
Diable Auto-download Option
Oftentimes, most smartphone users keep their auto-download or auto-install option ON. In order to save your data, keeping this option ON is strictly restricted.
Smartphone users can simply go to Setting option>Click on disable auto-downloads for all apps. Users can only keep the auto-download option ON when connected to Wi-Fi.
Switch to Offline viewing/listening
Most smartphone users whether during busy hours or free time prefer listening to trending music. They often don't prefer to take the downloading hassle, listening to music, and watching videos online.
Live streaming is another habit that most busy-youth prefers to watch on their phone. As India doesn't offer a good bandwidth due to which mobile users often waste data unnecessarily.
To save data, you can simply subscribe to a music streaming service or sync all the favorite tracks when connected to Wi-Fi and listen to them when offline.
Data Compression is a Good Option
In case your are an avid reader, it is a good idea to enable the data compression option on your smartphone.
When reading your favorite articles online, most browsers offers a 'Reduce data usage' setting which helps the readers to compress their web page size, compress videos, images and media to reduce data usage.
Use Data Monitor to Keep an on the Data Usage
For iPhone: Go to Settings>General>Usage>Click on Cellular Usage.
For Android: Go to Settings>Data Usage>Now you can see how much data does an app uses overall.
By keeping a track on your data usage via data monitor option, the smartphone user can simply get the details on their data consumption time to time, and take necessary steps to mitigate it.