If you want to play a new game or app that you need to use but no Wi-Fi network is available, you can always download it via mobile data. However, if the app is too big, you may not be able to do this on your iPhone. However, this is changing in iOS 13, which finally allows control over the download of mobile data in the App Store.
As the size of standard mobile data plans increased from year to year, Apple was able to keep up with the limitations of app downloads over a cellular network. There was a limit of 10 MB in iPhone OS 2, iOS 3.1.3 raised it to 20 MB, iOS 5.1 had 50 MB, iOS 7 had increased it to 100 MB, iOS 1
Right. The new iOS 13 finally removes the cap on App Store downloads without a Wi-Fi connection. You can download applications of any size from the App Store with LTE, including rich games, rich dictionaries, photo and video editing programs, and other higher-end apps. Many people in the US have unlimited data plans with their mobile service provider. Therefore, you can remove the restrictions and allow unlimited downloads.
Step 1: View and change application download settings
In iOS 13, the default When downloading from the App Store, you are asked if you want to install an app larger than 200MB. It does not block you, but asks you for permission to continue. However, there are two other options that you can access in the App Settings. Visit the "iTunes & App Store" settings and find the option "App Downloads" under the heading Cellular Data . Tap to display the selection:
- Always Allow : Allows all applications to automatically download using LTE. No prompts are displayed at all – only questions are asked.
- Ask for more than 200 MB : The default setting allows you to automatically download applications under 200 MB using LTE. This means that you will be asked to confirm a download if it is over 200 MB in size.
- First ask : Always ask for permission to download applications with LTE. It applies to everything, no matter how big it is.
Although you can download more than 200 MB of applications via LTE with each setting, the difference is that you are warned that a large app will be downloaded or automatically downloaded. If you always want apps of any size to be downloaded without warning, select Always Allow. Even if you select one of the two other settings, you can override the displayed warning at any time.
As a side note, roaming always requires a permission, regardless of which of the three settings you've selected. For mobile plans, the number of roaming applications is significantly higher.
To download an app with more than 200 MB, go to the App Store. In this example, I download the Oxford Dictionary of English, which is 224.8 MB in size. On the app details page, tap Get, authenticate as needed, and the app will download via LTE without warning, but only if you've selected the Always Allow option.
if you select either "For more than 200 MB ask "or" Ask first "" You will get a pop-up like the following screenshot, which shows the size of the app, a warning about additional charges on your mobile plan and the option to either "Later On WiFi to download directly to LTE.
Depending on signal strength and cellular data plan, downloading the app may take several minutes to complete. Once the process is complete, it will appear on your home screen.
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