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Check out Apps That Eat Your Data And How To Stop Them

Everyone is always careful about the way they use their data aside from the moment when they have access to free WiFi which doesn't happen all the time. Sometimes you might not even know what is eating up your data but in this article, I have been able to compile some possible reasons why your data doesn't last long.

Video Streaming

You can conserve a significant amount of data when it comes to video streaming. Nowadays, social media apps are multimedia in nature which means, every single time you use a social media app there is a high tendency you watch a video or two. Now, I am not an advocate of you not streaming videos but if you would like to save your data, you should consider reducing the resolution of the videos you watch. How do I reduce my video resolution?

For Netflix (Android and iOS)

Tap your account avatar > app settings > cellular data usage. Under cellular data usage, you will be presented with three options: Wifi only, Save data and Maximum data. Choose Save Data to limit the way Netflix consumes your data.

For YouTube (Android And iOS)

Select your profile picture > to choose settings and then video quality preferences. Under the video quality preferences, you can either choose Higher picture quality(high data usage), Data saver(low data usage) or Auto(which means the app automatically adjust the video quality depending on the speed of your network).

Audio Streaming

If you happen to be someone who streams music a lot and at the same time want to manage your data, then you should consider cutting down on your audio quality.

For Spotify Users (Android And iOS)

Tap the cog icon at the top right corner of the Spotify app > go to audio quality and then toggle data saver mode on.

I hope with this article you will be able to reduce your data consumption to the barest minimum. And if you find this article educative and helpful, share it with your friends, drop a like and comment below. You can also follow my page for more topics relating to smartphones, thank you.

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