If you’re planning on streaming Netflix over a cellular data connection, make to take advantage of the video quality settings inside the Netflix app.
Streaming video over a mobile data connection will use a considerable amount of data, even for just a 30 minute show. Fortunately, Netflix has added cellular data controls to its Android and iOS apps, letting you choose between a variety of video quality settings. According to Netflix, selecting the “Low” setting for 30 minutes of video will use approximately 125 megabytes of data (~4 MB a minute).
Keep in mind that Netflix now allows TV shows and movies to be downloaded for offline use, so with a bit of forethought you can watch all the content you want without spending a cent on mobile data.
Simple instructions are listed below.