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How to Save Mobile Data on Instagram

You may have seen your data package deplete faster than usual if you use Instagram frequently. This is because Instagram consumes a lot of mobile data, especially if you continue to watch IGTV videos and scroll through reels. Thankfully, the use of Instagram data can be reduced without reducing your platform time.

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Let’s review four quick ways to save mobile Instagram details in this post.

How to Save Mobile Data on Instagram

Instagram is filled with images, IGTV videos, and countless high-quality scrolling reels. That is why Instagram spends more time on the phone than any other social media apps. As seen below, we have some valuable methods for the Instagram application to save mobile data.

Method # 1. Enable Data Saver in Instagram (Android, iOS)

Instagram comes with a complete data saver that can be used when low data. It stops the loading of videos in advance, which eventually reduces data volume. However, clips and videos on the feed will take longer to play.  

To enable data saver in Instagram:

  • Go to your profile after opening Instagram.
  • Select Settings after a click on the Hamburger Menu.
  • Select the Account option and select Cellular Data Use.
  • Now, allow the option for Data Saver.
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Method # 2. Disable High-Resolution Media (Android Only)

Instagram also provides the option to turn off high-resolution media under the same data saver section. As the name suggests, it decreases media quality on the network to reduce data usage. As a result, images and videos may not be as sharp as before, but a decent deal of cell data will be saved and stuff loaded more fast than usual. The choice for Android users is currently available.  

To disable high-resolution media on Instagram:

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  • Go to your profile after opening Instagram.
  • Select Settings after a click on the Hamburger Menu.
  • Select the Account option and select Cellular Data Use.
  • Go to your profile after opening Instagram.
  • Select Settings, then click on the Hamburger Menu.
  • To use mobile data, click Account.
  • Click High-Resolution Media here and then tap WiFi only.

Wrapping Up

There have been some fast tips for saving mobile information on the Android and iOS Instagram platforms. The above methods would certainly help you reduce Internet usage on your phone and make sure you are not concerned with the exhaustion of your data package. Try them, too, and let me know your experience in the following comments. Also, if you want to add an item, feel free to reach out.

Waqas Amjad

Wikitechlibrary is written by Waqas Amjad, a full-time Passionate Blogger interested in Tech innovations, Sports, Blogging, and writing almost everything.

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