Insufficient internet credit is a big nuisance for all of us. This modern age has made internet necessary for us every time from knowing about latest news to check our emails. There is no problem if there is an unlimited Wi-Fi connection but the things become problematic when we lose limited mobile data packages while outside.
It happens as several apps consume data without our consent and you can use lot of data without having proper settings in these apps. You can minimize data usage by these apps by following the tips given below.
The biggest social media network which is used for lot amount of time by most of us in order to spend our leisure time and also to communicate with others but it is also the biggest enemy of your internet data packages.
The data in faecbook is downloaded if you are offline but the biggest issue is its feature of auto playing videos that consumes data in the foreground also. You can turn it off by using following steps that will several MBs of your precious data.
Go to ‘App Settings’ from Menu and in ‘Autoplay’ option, turn on the ‘Never Autoplay Videos’. This will automatically reduce data usage of connection.
WhatsApp let you share your videos and picture quickly with your friends and family members but this app can also consume lot of your internet data. But you can choose between auto and manually download media in WhatsApp which is a very helpful feature of the service.
You can do so by moving to ‘Data Usage’ from settings. Now you can change the setting of ‘auto download’ for both pictures and videos.
Twitter and facebook work quite similar and it also takes lot of data when you scroll down by automatically playing videos. But the problem in Twitter can also be solved easily similar to that of Twitter.
Move to ‘setting and privacy’ after opening the navigation pane and then move to the ‘data usage’. Now the autoplay option can be changed either to ‘never’ or ‘wi-fi only’.
The data is load and stored in Instagram also like other social media apps. The data keeps on downloading in the background if the setting remained unchanged.
For this purpose, arrive at ‘cellular data usage’ from settings menu and then choose ‘use less data’ option that will save data by stop the preloading process
Lot of your data can also be consumed by this world’s biggest video app especially if it is streamed at 720p or above. Following is the process to change the settings.
First, enter the ‘setting’ menu and move to ‘general’ and then click ‘limit mobile data usage’.