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When did I reset the data counter on my iPhone?

Is it possible to see some detailed statistics about data usage on an iPhone (iOS 8)? In the System Preferences I can only see that I have consumed 8 GB data and 23 h of calling, but I can't see when ...
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How do iPhones acquire date and time?

Do iPhones and iPads with cellular network support NITZ or do they only rely on NTP?
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Can I turn off IPv6 and just use IPv4 on my iOS device?

I'm trying to use TeamViewer but have a problem when trying to access the network with IPv6 via GSM. Can I somehow turn off IPv6 and use only IPv4? I am using an iPhone 6 Plus with iOS 8.3.
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connecting a LAN printer while using the 3G network

I have set up a point of sales using a 3G iPad. I have a LAN printer that connects to a wifi router that doesn't have Internet connection. I want to use the 3G to connect to the Internet while being ...
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Can I force an iPhone to temporarily use cellular data to update its location on “Find my iPhone”?

My kid disables data to save battery life and data data charges. Can I somehow force the "Find my iPhone" app to connect every 30 mins and update its location and then disable data again?
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Why does Cellular Data usage summary include WiFi data?

Under Settings -> Cellular Data there is a nice break out of how much data each app has used. I expected this to allow me to identify which specific apps were using the most cellular data so I avoid ...
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How to “explode” the data consumption log in iOS 9.2?

In my iPhone, I see that in Settings > Cellular the apps data consumption is showed aggregated. Is there a way to see the single lines that compose the aggregated data (date, bytes, duration, ...), ...
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Help! After signing up for Apple Music, 'Media Services' on iPhone is gobbling up all my cellular data despite my settings to not use it

I just signed up for the Apple Music service. I have a fairly large iTunes library. It did its thing overnight on wifi (or so I thought) and uploaded my library to the cloud from my mac. Fine. But ...
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Is it possibile to disable phone traffic while still allowing cellular data traffic?

Sometimes (especially when playing games) I absolutely don't want to get incoming phone calls, but I need to use cellular data traffic, thus I can't simply put the phone in airplane mode. Is it ...
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WWAN won't connect; “more than one interface matches usbmodem”

TL;DR: Network device is listed twice with the same hardware port name, so the internal method that's supposed to return a pointer to a network device by its name fails. This is why nothing related to ...
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Using mobile data while connected to WiFi.

I've just been asked by the wife why her iPhone 5s (iOS 9.1) is not connecting to the wifi. I've just checked the router and it shows that her phone is connected and given an IP address, however it ...
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Crazy “System” traffic data - What to do? ios 9 - iphone 6s

I have a very limited data amount (only 1 Gb of 3G / 4G) per month So natrually I took all the steps in order to limit my data drainage: Disable Wi-Fi assist Only five applications have access to ...
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Is there an iPhone app available that lets me track data usage on a per-app basis?

I want to see which apps on my iPhone are using the most mobile data. I know I can do this in Settings > Mobile Data, but the list I get there is cluttered and in alphabetical order. I want a list of ...
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Limit what a tethered iPhone internet connection can be used for

I have various background services running on my Mac which use quite a lot of bandwidth: Google Drive, a couple of OneDrive sync programs, iCloud sync, Dropbox, and Backblaze for a general backup of ...
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Does “Wi-Fi Assist” respect rules about which apps can use cellular data?

On the iPhone "Cellular" settings screen, you can choose which apps are allowed to use cellular data and which can only communicate over wi-fi. In iOS 9, Apple introduced Wi-Fi Assist which ...
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Cellular (SIM card) stopped working on iPhone 5s

I have an iPhone 5s whose iOS was updated to the 9.1 version yesterday night. Then, from today morning up to now something strange happened: the cellular signal seems to be completely off. The carrier ...
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iPad 2 on EE, cellular data has stopped working?

On this iPad, I can connect to the internet through WiFi and used to be able to connect through 3G using cellular data. Cellular data no longer works although "3G" is displayed at the top left along ...
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Simultaneous voice and cellular data on the iPhone 6S Plus on Verizon

Problem: When the phone rings (regardless of whether I pick up or not, and regardless of whether it's a VoLTE or CDMA call), I lose Internet access over the cellular network (regardless of whether ...
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Is there any way to find out cell number at conference call (Cellular network)?

Say, I am talking with persoan A over cell phone. Then person A hold my call for few seconds and call person B. Then person A add person B in our discussion as conference call. Now my question is, Is ...
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upgrade to 9.0.1 disabled App store and other apps

latest update not only disallows cellular settings to stay set but also disabled the App store. (iPhone 4S) I can't even begin to figure out how to fix this.cannot set "do not disturb" to manual, like ...
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iPhone 4 is unable to connect to 3G network

I am now unable to connect to a network to be able to use our internet provider or any other provider. It just keeps "looking" for a network however network options never appear. Despite manually ...
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Can't modify selection of “use cellular data for” for some apps in iPhone 6 after update to iOS 9

After update to iOS 9, for many of the apps in my iPhone 6, the "cellular data" selection is locked in "Settings/Cellular/Use Cellular Data For" or in the corresponding "Settings/[App Name]" entry. ...
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Can you turn off Messages and still get iMessages from others?

My daughter is constantly eating up data and uses Messages. I want that she does not get any iMessages until she is connected via Wi-Fi. Is there a option to turn off Messages when on the Cellular ...
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I can't turn off my apps cellular data on my iphone, Help!

I try to disable the cellular data for my apps in my iphone 4 running ios 7.1.2, then i did it, but when i push the back button from cellular setting page and reopen it, the apps cellular data was ...
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Cellular data usage irreproducible

I have a iPhone 6 (iOS 8.4). My problem is not that the data usage shown in settings/cellular is extremely high but rather that the sum of the usages of the apps and system services shown below is not ...
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Mobile data not turning off for some apps iOS 8.4.1

I am unable to turn off mobile data for some apps. Facebook, Cotap, Youtube and some others. Yet some of the apps I can turn mobile data off for e.g App Store. I recently upgraded to 8.4.1 on my ...
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Do you use more mobile data with Wi-Fi off than with Wi-Fi on (connected to Wi-Fi or not)

Does using your mobile data while having Wi-Fi off when not connected burn data faster than using mobile data while having Wi-Fi on when not connected to Wi-Fi?
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Safari cannot open page because iPhone is not connected to Internet

I recently started getting this message "Safari cannot open page because iPhone is not connected to Internet" whenever I leave a Wi-Fi zone. How do I fix this?
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Does online gaming use data?

Does online gaming use up my data allowances? I am constantly running low on data, and I'm wondering if gaming is the contributor.
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Does iPhone battery life last longer using Wi-Fi vs Cellular Network?

Just out of curiosity and for my knowledge, from a software and hardware standpoint prospective, I read: When you use your device (iPhone) to access data, a Wi-Fi connection uses less power than a ...
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Restrict certain apps from using Wi-Fi (internet) on iOS 8

I have iPhone 5c running latest iOS 8 update. I know how to restrict certain apps from accessing internet when using cellular data. I want to know if its possible to do same when Wi-Fi is turned on. ...
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iPhone 5s trouble with cellular data

My iPhone won't send texts and I can't recive any texts unless I'm on Wi-Fi. My iPhone says I have LTE but nothing that requires internet will load. I have cellular data for all my apps turned on. ...
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Cellular data turns on frequently even if i turned it off

I have a problem where my cellular data usage setting turns itself on frequently. When I am in range of WiFi my iPhone uses only WiFi but when I am out of range it turns on my cellular data even if ...
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Disable cellular radio on iPad when sleeping?

I want to save battery and not be logged in CDRs when my iPad is idle (besides, I have two phones that are online constantly so I am already notified when I receive mail or other updates), hence I ...
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App cellular settings lost when toggling Airplane mode

On iOS 8.4 on iPhone 5s, I noticed that if I set Cellular > App Store > Off, kill Setting app, then activate Airplane Mode, deactivate Airplane Mode, launch Settings, Cellular > App Store is now On ...
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How to enable 3G for an Indian iPad on Airtel?

So, I have an iPad Air 2 64 GB LTE purchased in India. I'm using a network carrier called Airtel for the data. This device is running iOS 8.4 as of posting this question. Here's my problem- When I ...
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Can I use the iPhone's cellular internet while connected to the Apple TV?

I need to be able to access the internet during presentations involving the Apple TV and the iPhone, using the Apple TV as the AV link from the phone. My experience has been that connecting to a wifi ...
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Send/receive SMS (text messages) and place/receive calls from an iPad

I'm looking for a solution to receive/place calls and SMS over the cellular network. For now, my best solution would be Skype, but i can't receive SMS with it. Is there an equivalent ? Thanks. ...
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Why are switches grayed out in the iPhones Settings app with iOS 8.3?

In 'Settings' > 'Cellular': all the switches under 'Use cellular data for:' are grayed out. Some are ON and some are OFF but none can be changed. These are the switches that control cellular data ...
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Will jailbreaking my iphone 3g allow me to have instagram?

Will jailbreaking my iphone 3g allow me to be able to download instagram ?
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Can I cap data usage on iOS 8 monthly? [duplicate]

On iOS I found the way to check data usage on the period since the last period reset, but I cannot find a way to cap data usage after x MB have been used. This feature has been around in Android for ...
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Issues with Google's apps on iOS over Cellular

I recently got an iPhone 6 (iOS 8.3, Verizon), and I've been having recurring issues with Google's apps not being able to access the network when on LTE or 3G (Gmail, Google, Inbox, Play Music, etc). ...
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Can't connect to mobile internet on iPhone 4s

The other day I noticed my mobile Internet was not working on my iPhone 4s. I thought I had used it all up. Turns out I have 1 GB of data, so why is it not allowing me to access the Internet? I have ...
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iPhone won't connect to Internet, even when connected to Wi-Fi and 3G

I can't access the internet on my iPhone 4, even though it says it's connected to Wi-Fi. It's not a problem with my home Wi-Fi, and my phone also won't connect when it says it's connected to 3G. This ...
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Public Wi-Fi connection difficulty

My iPhone 5 will not connect to some public Wi-Fi connections. I have found that if I turn off cellular data it will usually connect. It is as if the two are competing. Anyone know why this happens or ...
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iOS data usage specifics - iTunes Accounts

I'm trying to find out what does "iTunes Accounts" traffic stands for on iOS, since it has gobbled 850MB on cellular data in 13 days. I have iTunes Match on but have disabled the Music app to access ...
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How to upload photos to iCloud Photo Library on iPhone without Wi-Fi?

I just upgraded to OS X 10.10.3 and decided to try out the Photos app. So I enabled iCloud Photo Library on my iPhone to upload some photos. However, it says that I need Wi-Fi to upload photos to ...
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Can view apn but cannot change it

I've been using my iphone 5C with operator Mobile Vikings (prepaid) without a problem in Belgium. I bought a europe roaming pack and was hoping to use this in Croatia. But after arriving in Croatia, ...
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How to deactivate iPhone USB tethering when OSX is connected to a wireless network

I have enabled USB tethering from my iPhone to my MacBook pro, and it works perfectly. Nevertheless, I would like to automatically disable USB tethering when the MacBook Pro is connected to a ...
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iPhone 5s connection priority (Wi-Fi / 4G)

My iPhone 5s always (since I bought it 14 months ago) connected to my Wi-Fi at home in priority over the 3G or 4G connection. Recently (for about 2 weeks now) it gives preference to 4G for some reason ...