How to Enable 5G Auto and Data Saver Mode on iPhone 12

Apple has recently released the first ever iPhone series with 5G support. The series that we are talking about is the iPhone 12 series. All the iPhone 12 models come with 5G support and its allocated name can vary in the software as per the carrier you are using. Leaving this aside, and you know higher the speed higher data consumption. And so here we will share a guide to Switch from 5G to 4G or vise versa.

As now the 5G era has started, all smartphone brands are adding 5G chips on their new phones. And how can Apple get behind, they also added 5G support on iPhone 12 series. 5G is the latest gen network which allows users to enjoy the internet at a faster rate. But the 5G will also consume more data as well as battery. And if you have limited data then you need to avoid the 5G network.

No wonder that 5G is offering everything and making all easier for users. You can download files in just a few seconds. And this could be one of the reasons where the iPhone will consume more internet data. So here in this guide we will share how you can change 5G Settings and save data on your iPhone 12.

How to Enable 5G Auto or 4G connection on iPhone 12

If you have a doubt that, will it cause the same problem for users who don’t have support for 5G like India? Well in this case you don’t have to worry about this issue as the device will not show or select a 5G network if it’s not available in your area.

But if you use the 5G connection in some areas where it is available then you can choose or activate the Auto 5G mode and 4G mode. Luckily Apple has provided all the necessary options that you can apply to enjoy 5G without draining battery and internet data. It is a simple guide to activate Auto 5G mode, let’s begin.

  1. First open Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Now go to the Cellular setting.
  3. Then under Cellular Plans select your Primary plan.
  4. In the next tab, select Voice & Data.
  5. There you can select the 5G Auto or 4G. How to enable 5G Auto on iPhone 12

The 5G Auto will only enable the 5G when it doesn’t reduce the battery significantly. It means it will only turn on when there is enough 5G network in the area.

The above guide will only help to save battery when using 5G, So now let’s move into the next guide where you will know how to save data when using a 5G connection.

How to Enable Low Data Mode on iPhone 12

If you have 5G enabled and using internet data it will cost you a lot as compared to 4G. But don’t worry you can save the data by enabling the data saver mode. The guide is almost similar to what we share in the above section. Let’s start our guide.

  1. Open Settings on iPhone 12.
  2. Go to Cellular.
  3. Now tap on your Cellular Data Plan.
  4. Then in the next tab click on Data Mode.
  5. In the data mode you will get three options, Allow More Data on 5G, Standard, Low Data Mode.
  6. Select the Low Data Mode option. How to enable low data mode on iPhone 12

Now you can use the 5G internet data on your phone without worrying about battery drain and using more data. iPhone 12 series is the best iPhone series till now and with these two guides you can enjoy the 5G feature  without any problem.

So there you have it, the complete guide on how to enable 5G Auto and Low Data Mode on iPhone 12. But in case if you have any issues, then let us know in the comment section.

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Ashutosh singh

Computer Science graduate and tech enthusiast. Love testing new tech gadgets ever since my first windows phone from Samsung. Working as a technical writer for more than five years, and I believe I have also developed good SEO skills. In my spare time, I like watching movies, and playing games.

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