Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

My Apple iPhone 5s iOS 10.0 uses a large amount of mobile data

Cause 2 of 6: Mobile data usage for iCloud Drive is turned on

If mobile data usage for iCloud Drive is turned on, your phone will use mobile data when it exchanges data with iCloud Drive and is not connected to a Wi-Fi-network.

Solution: Turn off mobile data usage for iCloud Drive.

Step 1 of 12

Find "iCloud"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 12

Find "iCloud"

Press iCloud.

Step 3 of 12

Synchronise files

Press iCloud Drive.

Step 4 of 12

Synchronise files

Press the indicator next to "iCloud Drive" to turn file synchronisation on or off.

Step 5 of 12

Synchronise files

Press the indicator next to "Use Mobile Data" to turn file synchronisation via the mobile network on or off.

Step 6 of 12

Synchronise files

Press arrow left.

Step 7 of 12

Back up pictures and video clips

Press Photos.

Step 8 of 12

Back up pictures and video clips

Press the indicator next to "iCloud Photo Library" to turn the function on or off.

Step 9 of 12

Synchronise pictures

Press the indicator next to "My Photo Stream" to turn the function on or off.

Step 10 of 12

Synchronise pictures

Press arrow left.

Step 11 of 12

Synchronise other phone contents

Press the indicator next to the required data type to turn synchronisation on or off.

Step 12 of 12

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "iCloud"

Press Settings.
Press iCloud.
Log on to iCloud if you're asked to do so.

2 Synchronise files

Press iCloud Drive.
Press the indicator next to "iCloud Drive" to turn file synchronisation on or off.
If you turn on file synchronisation, your files are automatically synchronised via Wi-Fi.
Press the indicator next to "Use Mobile Data" to turn file synchronisation via the mobile network on or off.
If you turn on file synchronisation via mobile network, your files are automatically synchronised via the mobile network when no Wi-Fi networks are within range.
Press arrow left.

3 Back up pictures and video clips

Press Photos.
Press the indicator next to "iCloud Photo Library" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function, all pictures and video clips on your phone are backed up to iCloud.

4 Synchronise pictures

Press the indicator next to "My Photo Stream" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on the function, all new pictures on your phone are synchronised with other devices via iCloud.
Press arrow left.

5 Synchronise other phone contents

Press the indicator next to the required data type to turn synchronisation on or off.

6 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.