How to Check Cellular Data Usage on iPhone

Do you think you are using data for internet browsing too much? Do you want to check your cellular data usage on iPhone quickly and easily? Here is how.

How to Check Cellular Data Usage on iPhone

Launch the Settings app 【Settings】 > tap Cellular . 【Cellular】 Tap Data Allowance . It shows data usage for the period of one month.

To check data usage for a specific app, please go to Cellular > Data Allowance and tap it. Now you can see which apps are causing high cellular data usage on your iPhone.

Do you want to set up cellular data settings? Tap Use Mobile Data . You can turn off mobile data or turn on Wi-Fi.

You can also check your cellular usage via checking this information in your Usage section of the Settings app. It shows data usage for the period of one month, similar to the Data Allowance .

How about Cellular Data Usage per App? 【Settings】 > tap Cellular > scroll down and tap iTunes & App Store Data Usage .

Now you can check cellular data usage for a specific app. You can also adjust when it updates from this section of the Settings app.

How about Cellular Data Usage per Website? 【Settings】 > tap Cellular > scroll down and tap Use Cellular Data For . Now you can set up which apps use cellular data in specific situations.

When you are browsing the web in Safari, checking emails or playing games in an app that doesn’t need cellular data, tap Use Cellular Data For . Now apps will not use data in these situations.

If you want to check websites instead of apps, tap Limit Top Sites . It allows you to assign top sites for your iPhone to access cellular data.

When you are on Wi-Fi, your iPhone can access cellular data for all apps automatically. To restrict which websites use cellular data, tap Don’t Allow Websites . Now your iPhone won’t access specific websites via cellular data in Wi-Fi.

How about Cellular Data Usage per App’s Category? 【Settings】 > tap Cellular > scroll down and tap App Categories .

Now you can check cellular data usage by app category. For example, if you want to restrict social media apps from using cellular data, just tap Allow Social Media Apps . In this way, your iPhone won’t access social media apps via cellular data in Wi-Fi. It will use only Wi-Fi.

How about Cellular Data Usage per App? 【Settings】 > tap Cellular > scroll down and tap System Services .

Now you can check cellular data usage for apps that have not been assigned to a specific category, such as iCloud. It is also the default setting of some system services, such as Handoff . Here is how to check cellular data usage for Handoff.

【Settings】 > tap Cellular > scroll down and tap System Services .

Tap Handoff & Suggested Apps . Now you can see how much cellular data the apps are using, including Mail , Calendar , Documents etc. You can also choose whether to use cellular data for this app or not.