How to turn off Cellular Data for particular apps on an iPhone running iOS 8






Is your cellular data plan causing you a headache by using your available bandwidth in no time? Then probably you have come to the right place. iOS 8 gives you granular control over which apps can or cannot be allowed to utilise cellular data. This means whenever you switch over to cellular data from Wi-Fi, these apps would discontinue functioning or refreshing and would not connect to the Internet thereby saving you heaps of discomfort. Today we will show you the steps that you can take to turn off cellular data for particular apps on an iPhone running iOS 8.

These screenshots have been taken on an iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.4 and they will remain the same for all other iPhone variants as well. Here are the steps.

Go to the iPhone home screen and locate the Settings app.

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Click Settings app.

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iPhone settings are displayed. Click Cellular.

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Cellular settings are displayed. Scroll down the page till you see 'Use Cellular Data For:'.

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As you can see, all the apps are enabled to use cellular data hence eating up mobile bandwidth. Slide the toggles for the apps that you want not to use cellular data to the left and disable them. For example, 24me, as shown below.

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Now the app 24me will not use cellular bandwidth whenever the iPhone connects to mobile data. Similarly you can turn off other apps as per your will, specially those which you do not use often.

So this is how we turn off cellular data for particular apps on an iPhone running iOS 8. Do hit the like button on our Facebook page and stay tuned for more how-to articles, news and reviews.


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