How to Customize Cellular Data Usage By the iPhone Music App

The apps on your iPhone can use a lot of data if given the chance. This is typically not an issue when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network, but it can be a concern when you are on a cellular network and need to keep an eye on the amount of data that you are using.

You may have already found the Cellular menu that lets you control data usage by individual apps, but you might be looking for a more in-depth way to control how the different elements of the Music app use your data.

Our guide below will show you how to find a menu that lets you make some specific choices about how your cellular data is being used by your Music app.

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The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 10.3.3.

These steps apply only to the default Music app. This will not affect the settings for third-party music apps like Spotify or Pandora. If you would like to change settings for those apps, then you will need to do so through their own setting interfaces or by enabling or disabling cellular data usage options for them on the Cellular menu.

Step 1: Open the Settings app.

open the settings app

Step 2: Scroll down and choose the Music option.

open music settings on iphone

Step 3: Touch the Cellular Data button.

iphone music cellular data

Step 5: Adjust the settings on this menu based on how you would like to use the Music app when you are connected to a cellular network.

how to customize cellular data usage music iphone

Now that you know how to customize cellular data usage by the Music app on your iPhone, you can better control how it uses that data.

If you find that you are often going over your cellular plan’s monthly data allotment, then you may be looking for ways to cut back on your data usage. This article can provide you with some ways to reduce your data usage and potentially avoid future overage charges.

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