Tethering means that, sharing of a mobile device’s internet connection with other computers, other smart phones or smart devices via wireless connection. It is also known as mobile hotspot. This is likely why you can now connect your hotspot to your other smart devices or computer for browsing.
Some people were determined to carry on unobservant, who using hotspot or tethering, their mobile data lose very quickly. So they are depressed from using tethering or hotspot which is not supposed to be. If this problem happens with you, you should follow these tips which would help you.
TURN OFF AUTO UPDATE
Auto update of Apps and Software’s may cause much data losses. Whenever you are using mobile hotspot, always turn off automatic update. Default setting provided auto update over Wi-Fi. It may have been long to your computer or smart device was updated. So when you are connected with hotspot it will begin to update. This will cause too much data consumed.
HOLD OFF OLD DOWNLOADS
Suppose, you were downloading something on public Wi-Fi and you are unable to finished or disconnected. Later connect to your mobile hotspot, the old downloads will continue. Hold off old downloads to reduce data consumption.
OPTIMIZE WI-FI SETTING
Its better to configure hotspot for shorter, low power Wi-Fi. It will route for a little area. Its requires to connected devices or which device would be connected closer to router in short range. Though it used to closer, it extends the routing time. It will helps data to be less consumed while using mobile hotspot.
MONITOR DATA USAGE
This is fact that, you have enough data on your phone, but you should not ignore it when you tethered your mobile hotspot with other devices. When you using mobile hotspot dedicated to providing data, you still take care of how much data limits are. You should monitor the data usage always. So that you will be conscious about your data scale. Its let you know how to use hotspot carefully. It is always better to err on the side of caution with Personal Hotspot to avoid an overage fee. You should keep mind that, overages could be expensive to you.
LESS USE OF MULTIMEDIA
More data is required for streaming videos or music. There is huge bandwidth required for streaming videos or content. Its rather than reading text in a page or composing a email. If you want to save data over mobile hotspot, try to save the activities that eat up a lot of data avoid “streaming videos”, “streaming music”, “Watching HD Videos or Movies” etc. Limit the uses of multimedia content to save data consumption.
AVOID APPS UPDATE
Do not update Apps over Wi-Fi or Cellular connectivity when you can do it on your computer. And synchronize the updates to your smartphone via a USB cable or Bluetooth. This will also save you on battery life, as well.
STOP UNNECESSARY BACKGROUND APPS
Smartphones, Tabs and Notebooks has apps running in background. Even device not active in foreground. Some background apps use internet data in background function optimally. Those apps may cause to consumed much data. You should modify the system setting to which apps are allowed to running in the background. So, you should stop unnecessary background apps before connect to personal hotspot.
KNOW ABOUT CELLULAR COVERAGE
Somewhere you will be visited. Ensure that, there’s sufficient cellular coverage. Some areas won’t have a good cellular coverage, so that you might be facing problems. Suppose, you want to turn on your mobile hotspot in those area, you will be stuck with slow internet speed.
[N.B: After you back on regular network you must remember that change to your default setting. Re enable all the features while u disabled with using mobile hotspot. Otherwise you could miss out important security updates.]
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