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How To Stop Losing Data On MTN With This Easy Step

MTN is one network in Nigeria that offers bonus data and also allows their customers to enjoy lower browsing rate.MTN is one network in Nigeria that offers bonus data and also allows their customers to enjoy lower browsing rate.

However, a lot of MTN subscribers are still faced with the problem of data getting exhausted very fast, and customers now feels that the data bundle and cheaper browsing rate offered by MTN is a scam but little do they know that their data problems lies on the settings of their mobile device.

And that same data problem can be easily managed.

Data usage is worked out by adding together every information that is download or uploaded on the broadband connection.

This is done by adding the number of times the activity is carried out and will also approximate the bandwidth usage of the particular hour recorded.

Now each activity carried out on the internet attracts different megabytes, for example accessing Facebook may take more megabyte than when you are accessing Whatapp.

There are many applications that are data hungry and tend to consume more data than some other applications.

Worse yet, most of these data guzzlers are our frequently used apps like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tiktok etc

You can save data by controlling your data usage and configuring your application settings on your mobile phone through various means.

You can configure you MTN device by sending “settings” to 3888, also with the right app setting, you will be one step closer to controlling your data.

Here are some few tips that can help you minimize or manage data consumption on some of your favorite applications.

Switch Off Auto Play on Facebook
1. Go to your Facebook option icon

  1. Click on app settings (under help and settings)

  2. Click on auto play

  3. Select never auto play videos

  4. In addition, you can also activate the data saver option

  5. Navigate to the option Icon

  6. Then go to settings and privacy

  7. Select data saver

  8. Toggle the data saver on

Update Playstore Apps only Wifi Only
1. Go to your Google play store

  1. Click on menu and go to settings

  2. Click on auto-update apps

  3. Select “auto-update apps

  4. Select auto update apps over Wi-Fi only

  5. There is also an option to choose “do not auto-update apps”

Manage Data Usage on Instagram
1.Open the options on you Instagram application

  1. Go to settings

  2. Select cellular data

  3. Then click use less data

Manage Data Usage While on Snapchat
1. Go to snapchat settings

  1. Click on “manage” under additional services

  2. Then tick the “Travel mode” box

Manage Youtube Mobile Data Usage
1. Open the YouTube app

  1. Top on the profile icon of the top right corner

  2. Select settings

  3. Click on general

  4. Turn on “limit mobile data usage”

There you have it, these techniques can also be used to save data on other networks other than MTN like 9mobile, Airtel and Glo Networks.

If you have any concerns or questions, do well to ask in the comment section.

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