With iOS 9, Apple added Wi-Fi Assist intended to make your Internet experience better. Basically, Wi-Fi Assist allows you to automatically pop over to cellular data if there is poor Wi-Fi. That’s great for continuing to stream videos, watch movies or browse your Facebook. However, Wi-Fi Assist is not so great for your data usage, especially if you are now on a limited plan
Luckily, you can now control your data consumption while using Wi-Fi Assist on your iPhone. Besides, you also have the option to reset data usage statistics on your iPhone. In this guide, we will run you through the steps to check how much cellular data Wi-Fi Assist has consumed on your iPhone.
Steps to check how much cellular data Wi-Fi Assist has consumed on your iPhone
Step one: First off, you need to launch the Settings app from your Home screen. Once you are in, scroll down a little bit and tap on Cellular or Mobile Data
Step two: Once you are done, all you have to do now is to scroll down to the bottom of the screen and you will see how much cellular data has consumed on your iPhone right under Wi-Fi Assist
Step to reset cellular data usage statistics on your iPhone and iPad
Step one: First and foremost, you are supposed to launch the Settings app from your home screen and tap on Cellular or Mobile Data
Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to scroll down to the bottom of screen. Under Reset Statistics, you will see the last data and time you had reset your cellular data usage statistics here
Step three: Next up, all you need to do is to tap on Reset Statistics and tap on Reset Statistics again to confirm.
Step to disable Wi-Fi Assist
If you find Wi-Fi Assist annoying, you can easily turn it off to save your cellular data on your iPhone. Here is how you can do this:
Step one: Launch the Settings from your home screen and tap Cellular to proceed
Step two: Next up, you need to scroll down to the bottom of the screen and tap on the toggle next to Wi-Fi Assist to turn it off
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