How to turn off cellular data for automatic downloads and app updates on an iPhone running iOS 8






Automatic downloads like music, apps and books as well as other app updates can be quite large in size and hence can eat up your Internet bandwidth as quickly as they can. But the real trouble comes when you move over from Wi-Fi to cellular data. If automatic downloads and app updates continue to function when the device is connected to cellular data, then your data plan is bound to run out of gas quickly. Today we are listing the steps that you can take on an iPhone running iOS 8 to turn off cellular data for automatic downloads and app updates.

The following screenshots have been taken on an iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8.4 and they will essentially remain the same for all iPhone variants. 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. Scroll down the page till you see iTunes & App Store.

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Click iTunes & App Store.

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iTunes & App Store settings are displayed. As you can see, the toggle for 'Use Cellular Data' is switched on. Slide this toggle to the left to turn it off as shown below.

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The toggle for 'Use Cellular Data' is now turned off and automatic downloads for apps, music and books as well as app updates would not happen when your device connects to cellular data thus saving your data plan from running out.

This is how we turn off cellular data for automatic downloads and app updates on an iPhone running iOS 8. If the above steps helped you save your data plan from ending prematurely, do hit the like button on our Facebook page and stay tuned for more coverage.


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