Disabling iOS 9 WiFi Assist on iPhone/Cellular iPad will save unnecessary mobile data.
If you own an iPhone or cellular iPad and have updated to the latest iOS 9 update then you must be checking your data usage for unnecessary data usage. Yes, the iOS 9 update comes with a new feature of WiFi Assist which is meant to connect your device to cellular data when you have a poor WiFi connectivity without your knowledge.
The WiFi Assist feature is great for those who have unlimited data plan but for those don't go for any data plan or have limited data GB plan on their device this feature is definitely cost consuming. In such cases its recommended to turn off the WiFi Assist feature. Great thing is, Apple does allow to toggle WiFi Assist whenever you want.
Disable Wi-Fi Assist on iOS
Here is how to turn off Wi-Fi Assist feature on iDevices -
- Open Settings on your iPhone/iPad.
- Now tap on Cellular.
- Scroll down to the bottom until you see Wi-Fi Assist feature.
- Toggle it as per your requirements.
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