How to Activate Apple’s Low Data Mode in iOS 13

iOS 13 update was officially rolled out to iPhone users. As expected it introduced a series of new enhancements and features such as Dark Mode, Camera enhancements, Low data mode, etc.

Of all such functions, the Low Data mode was the most striking and unique. The position can be useful for someone who travels more often than abroad. According to Apple, the new low data mode feature will reduce data usage via a mobile network or on a specific WiFi network.

What is the Low Data mode?

Low data mode is a new iOS 13 feature that drastically reduces data usage by taking control of various data-hungry features. When this option is enabled, Low Data mode, for example, disables background app refresh, stops automatic download, reduces video resolution during streaming, limits frequency to feed updates, pauses iCloud updates, etc.

The best thing about the Low Data mode is that it works not only for mobile data but also for the Wi-Fi network. In this section, we will, therefore, share the best methods to activate the low data mode on the mobile and Wi-Fi network.

Here is How to use Apple’s Low Data mode in iOS 13

1. Switch on the Cellular Low Data mode

Follow the simple steps below to enable the Low Data mode for the mobile network. It is worth noting that the steps are the same for both iPadOS 13 and iOS 13. Let’s see how we can use the low data mode for mobile data on iOS 13

  • First, open the Settings app on your iPhone
  • Now go to the Cellular.
  • Under Cellular, tap Cellular Data Options
  • Switch on the “Low Data Mode” from there.

That is it; you’re done!

2. Turn on the low data mode for WiFi

Just like mobile data, you can also activate the low data mode for the Wi-Fi network. Follow some of the simple steps below to enable the Low Data mode for the Wi-Fi network.

  • First, open the Settings app on your iPhone
  • Under Settings, tap the “WiFi” option.
  • Tap the information button (i) next to the WiFi network name.
  • From there you switch on the Low Data Mode.

That is it! You’re done.

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