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(Traveling) Apple iPhone and iPad

Apple iPhone and iPad

Disable Automatic Data Roaming:

To turn off automatic data roaming altogether when you are abroad:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Click on Cellular
  3. Click on Cellular Data Options
  4. Slide the Data Roaming slider from On to Off
  5. If you want to disable all data except for Wi-Fi, you can slide the Cellular Data switch Off

Track Your Minute Usage (iPhone Only):

If you have an international plan from your provider, you will want to track how many minutes you use so you don't go over a certain limit. To track usage for your phone:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Click on Cellular
  3. Scroll down to Call Time (on some models, you may need to click on Cellular Useage)
  4. You can click the Reset Statistics button to set the Current Period counter to 0. You can then come back to this page, and check the Current Period any time you need to see how many minutes you have used

Track Your Data Usage:

If you have an international data plan from your provider, you will want to know how much data you use so you don't go over a certain limit. To track data for your iPhone/iPad:

  1. Open Settings
  2. Click on Cellular
  3. Scroll down to Cellular Network Data (on some models, you may need to click on Cellular Useage)
  4. You can click the Reset Statistics button to set the Cellular Network Data counter to 0. You can then come back to this page, and check the Cellular Network Data any time you need to see how many minutes you have used.

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