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How to save and manage data usage on your smartphone

Winston Sih | posted Monday, Feb 8th, 2016

  • Tip 1: Turn off Wi-Fi assist
  • Tip 2: Save your Google Maps offline on your device on Wi-Fi to prevent downloading when out and about.
  • Tip 3: Snapchat user? Turn on ‘travel mode’
  • Tip 4: Manage your background updates on apps
  • Tip 5: Listen to Spotify, read Next Issue? Turn on offline downloads and sync music on Wi-Fi
  • Tip 6: Disable Facebook autoplay videos
  • Tip 7: Turn off auto-update on apps over cellular


  • CAIN says:

    I am trying to Disable Facebook autoplay videos, but can’t find in regular settings or facebook settings where to find this option. please help 🙂

  • GuyNamedTim says:

    using offline downloads in Spotify requires a paid subscription.

    Under turn off autoplay videos, you should include Twitter and Vine in addition to Facebook.

  • Tina Fisher says:

    Thank-You this is very helpful….

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