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Low data mode

Published Nov 01 2021

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One thing that I love in the iPad is the ability to set a WiFi network as “low data mode”. In particular that’s super useful when you use the iPhone as personal hotspot.

Super super useful when, for example, roaming in Europe. We have a limited amount of free data we can use in other countries, so not having the iPad download updates or data from iCloud is a great data saver.

I’d love this to appear on the Mac, but there’s no such option.

Sure you can use apps like Little Snitch and others but honestly I hate to always give permission or deny permissions and it’s all just busywork.

I’d like to just say:

And so on. Just do what I want, not anything in the background that might make sense when I’m at home, but now when I’m traveling.



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