How To Use Less Data On Instagram – Use 20mb For A Week

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About Instagram

Instagram (commonly abbreviated to IG or Insta) is an American photo and video sharing social networking service owned by Facebook, created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and originally launched on iOS in October 2010. The Android version was released in April 2012, followed by a feature-limited desktop interface in November 2012, a Fire OS app in June 2014, and an app for Windows 10 in October 2016. The app allows users to upload media that can be edited with filters and organized by hashtags and geographical tagging. Posts can be shared publicly or with pre-approved followers. Users can browse other users’ content by tags and locations and view trending content. Users can like photos and follow other users to add their content to a feed, a function that seems to be discontinued as of September 2020.

How can I use less data on Instagram?

By default, Instagram preloads videos so they start faster whenever possible. If you want to help reduce the amount of cellular data the Instagram app uses, you can choose not to have Instagram preload videos over cellular connections.

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To help use less data In Instagram:

  1. Tap instagram-user-profile or your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile.
  2. Tap  in the top right, then tap instagram-settingsSettings.
  3. Tap Account then taps Cellular Data Use.
  4. Next to Use Less Data (iPhone) or Data Saver (Android), tap  to toggle on.

If you choose to use this setting, videos may take longer to load over a cellular connection. Choosing to use this setting won’t affect the way Instagram works when you’re using WiFi.

High-resolution media on an Android device

If you have an Android device, once you’ve chosen to use the data saver setting, you can also choose when Instagram will show you high-resolution media.

To choose when Instagram will show you high-resolution media, follow the instructions above, tap High-Resolution Media and then tap:

  • Never: Instagram will never you show you high-resolution media.
  • WiFi Only: Instagram will only show you high-resolution media if your device is connected to WiFi.
  • Cellular + WiFi: Instagram will show you high-resolution media when your device is connected to either cellular data or WiFi.

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