With iOS 13 Apple has introduced a new feature called Low Data Mode. With this new feature iPhone and iPad users can make their device use less data than normal. When Low Data Mode is turned on iOS and iPadOS will make sure that apps do not use excessive data, and force them to reduce network data usage.
This new mode can be super useful for users who use cellular internet a lot or live in areas with limited bandwidth and slow Internet speeds. While users can enable Low Data Mode for any network the feature is automatically enabled on iOS devices if they are connected to your iPhone’s Personal Hotspot.
How to enable or disable Low Data Mode
You can activate or deactivate the Low Data Mode for any Wi-Fi network by following the steps below.
- On your iPhone or iPad launch Settings and go to Wi-Fi settings.
- Once you are on the Wi-Fi page tap on the ‘i’ button next to your connected network’s name.
- On the next screen turn on the toggle for Low Data Mode.
You can also enable Low Data Mode for your cellular Internet, simply follow the easy steps below.
- Launch Settings and go to Mobile Data.
- Once you are on the Mobile Data screen tap on Mobile Data Options.
- Finally turn on the toggle for Low Data Mode.
That’s it. You can easily disable Low Data Mode by following the same steps above, but this time you have to turn the toggle back off.