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Tips for managing your mobile data allowance

Last Updated: Friday, 5 May 2023

  1. Connect your phone to Wi-Fi or a secure free Wi-Fi network when available.

  2. Turn off automatic downloads/updates in the App Store/Google Play Store.

  3. Turn off any other kind of automatic updates in the settings and set software updates to only run when connected to Wi-Fi.

  4. Turn off Wi-Fi Assist in settings.

    • Wi-Fi Assist automatically switches the phone to use mobile data or Wi-Fi based on what has better signal

  5. Turn off mobile data for any apps that are not being used.

  6. Double check that you are on a plan that suits your usage needs.

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