How to use less cellular data on your iPhone

Settings app showing cellular data usage on iPhone

In this article, we will discuss 19 tips that can help you save your precious data and avoid overages or added charges. Whether you are a frequent traveler, a student, or simply someone who wants to save money, these tips will help you get the most out of your iPhone's data plan.

How to stop Spotify and Apple Music from using your iPhone cellular data

Spotify and Apple Music Now Playing screen on iPhone

If you're on a cellular plan with a tight data cap, you might want some tips to save mobile data. And one of the easiest ways to reduce cellular data usage is by disallowing streaming services from using it.

In this brief tutorial, we'll show you how to stop Spotify and Apple Music from using your iPhone's cellular data. The steps for video streaming apps like Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, Disney+, Hotstar, Apple TV, etc., are the same.

How to fix No SIM, SIM Not Valid, and other SIM card issues on your iPhone

iPhone showing No SIM error on screen

Do you get errors related to the SIM card on your iPhone 14 and earlier and don't see the cellular signal bars? As a result, you can't make calls, use mobile data, or send and receive texts!

Usually, this happens due to problems with the SIM card you're trying to use. Your iPhone will show error messages like Invalid SIM, No SIM, No SIM Card Installed, SIM Not Valid, SIM Not Supported, and SIM Card Failure.

Other times, the fault may be with your iPhone, because of which it's failing to recognize the SIM card. Let's tell you more and show you how to fix SIM card issues on your iPhone or cellular iPad.

How to fix cellular data not working on iPhone or iPad

Fix cellular data issues on iPhone

When you don't have access to Wi-Fi, cellular data, also called mobile data in many countries, is your window to the internet.

However, you might see Could Not Activate Cellular Data Network as an alert. Other times, the top status bar may only show No Service or Searching. In all these situations, cellular data won't work.

If internet via 3G, 4G, LTE, or 5G is not working on your iPhone or cellular iPad, follow these solutions to fix the issue.