This New iPhone Feature Will Send Your Bill Sky High. Here's How To Turn It Off

September 28, 2015

Apple's latest software update, iOS 9, implements a new feature that is costing people with limited data plans hundreds of dollars.

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Wi-Fi Assist, which is ON by default, will automatically switch you to 4G if it thinks the WiFi connection you're using is too slow. If you're on a limited data plan, that's bad news.

Here's how to turn the feature off:

1. Under Settings, select Cellular.

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2. Scroll all the way down until you see Wi-Fi Assist.

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3. Touch the button to turn it off.

(h/t) distractify.

This could save you hundreds of dollars. Make sure you let friends and family know too!

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