The technology isn’t exactly new.
It’s generally accepted as fact that the default settings for any kind of operating system will be rubbish. He also purchased an iPhone 6S which unfortunately, also has the same bug that affects his app usage activity. “I mean I just did what I normally do”.
A number of iPhone fans have already turned to Twitter to vent their frustrations at the data munching feature. You can keep an eye on data usage by using the Reset Statistics feature that is located right below the WiFi Assist toggle.
From what Mills reports, it seems as though the problems start when users think they’re somewhere with a good WiFi connection, but their phones beg to differ – leading to bill shock. So how do you turn off Wi-Fi Assist?
“It’s kind of irritating because you only get a certain amount of gigs per month for data”, iPhone owner Ally Bavaro said, when we caught up with her at lunchtime downtown. “I suspect iOS 9 wifi assist, anybody else?” The new update brought a lot of great features for the platform including a refreshed Notes app, an updated task switcher, a big focus on iPad multitasking and productivity, and more.
Mobile users are encouraged to tap into Wi-Fi wherever possible to avoid eating into monthly data allotments. Especially not as a default feature.
On your iPhone home screen, go to SETTINGS. It’s a useful tool – but one that should definitely be opt-in, rather than opt-out. Essentially this comes into play when you’re connected to Wi-Fi but the signal is pretty awful – something we’ve all experienced. If you’re an Android user, have you ever turned on Smart Network Switch? As handy as this feature sounds, as you may have already realised, letting cellular networks handle your Internet chores could significantly eat up through your data cap, or lead to massive bills.