There are many different ways to reduce smartphone mobile data usage without having to limit yourself or switch up your smartphone routine.
There are data saving toggles and features in popular apps (including Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat) that help you cut your mobile data use. There are controls built right in to your smartphone operating system to do the same.
Take a look at our broad list of articles that will help you lower your cellular data usage. If you’re with a pay for what you use provider like Ting, this means a lower monthly bill.
Check out some of our longer-form articles that will teach you everything you need to know about smartphone mobile data.
From the basics to the bonus features, the guides below have it all.
Understanding your data usage
Want to reduce your mobile data usage but not sure where to start? You’re in the right place.
Learn where mobile data is typically used on your smartphone and find out how to handle apps that take advantage of your data plan without having to sacrifice your smartphone experience.
Reduce and manage mobile data usage
There are controls built right into your smartphone operating system that will help you reduce your data usage. Here are some general apps and settings within Android and iOS smartphones that will lower your cellular data usage.
Lower data use in popular apps
Most popular apps include a built-in data saving toggle or feature. There’s no need to stop using an app entirely, just take a look through the icons below and find the apps you recognize to lower your monthly mobile data usage.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Google Maps are just a few of the apps listed below.
Can you think of any other data saving features that we’ve missed? Please let us know in the comments below.