If you are using the internet on your iPhone via data plan, it is worth to know your monthly data usage. By monitoring your data usage, you can understand the exact amount of data that you use every month. This data tracking will be more useful if you track it in synchronization of your billing cycle.
However, the iPhone does not have any function to reset your iPhone cellular data usage on a specific time or date. You need to manually reset your iPhone cellular data usage statistics each time you want to track it.
By resetting that data, you are not resetting the iPhone’s entire data. It will only reset the statistics related to your data usage. You can see the summary of all the data used as well as for the data used by specific apps.
WHY RESET IPHONE CELLULAR DATA USAGE STATS
There are many reasons why iPhone users want to reset their data statistics. Here we list down several top reasons why people want to reset their data usage.
To track data usage with your billing cycle – If you are using a post-paid data plan, your billing cycle usually is every month. Therefore resetting the data stats in your iPhone manually each month according to your data plan would enable you to track the usage more accurately.
To track your data usage pattern – By resetting and monitoring your data usage monthly, you would be able to know your data usage pattern
To track data usage when you are outside the country – If you are going overseas, it is better that you monitor the data that you are using while overseas. The reason is that you would not go above the budget you have set yourself.
So, if you are interested in this function, here are the steps.
HOW TO RESET
Open your iPhone and go to “Settings.”
In the Settings, tap “Mobile Data.”
In Mobile data, scroll down at the bottom and tap “Reset Statistics.”
A pop-up menu will be shown; tap “Reset Statistics.”
Your “Current Period” will be reset to zero
You can also disable data tracking for certain apps by tapping the button beside the app
So, there you have it — four simple steps how you can reset the data statistics related to your mobile data in your iPhone. Please leave us a comment below on what other reasons you might have that you want to reset your data.
Please also read our previous article on how to save iPhone’s data usage.