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Music app using tons of data on your iPhone or iPad? Here's how you can stop it!


Nov 15, 2013

The Music app that comes built into every iPhone and iPad is responsible not only for storing your music collection from iTunes, it also houses iTunes Match and lets you access iTunes Radio, both of which can eat tremendous amounts of data. And that's not counting any iTunes in the Cloud purchases you may make. If you aren't careful, the Music app can quickly eat through your carrier's data allowance. If this is an issue you've been running into, here are some ways you can curb how much data the Music app consumes!

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Jan 4, 2013
I don't see Music as an option under my cellular. How do I get it in the list of apps asking me to use/not use cellular data?
I don't have any music synced with itunes,since itunes is beyond my birdbrain.I use FileApp extensively for all kinds of file management. Could that be the reason for not having that option in the first place?