Apple iPhone SE

Apple iPhone SE

My Apple iPhone SE iOS 9.3 uses a large amount of mobile data

Cause 1 of 4: GPS position usage for applications is turned on

If GPS position usage for applications is turned on, your phone will use mobile data when an application uses GPS to determine your position and is not connected to a Wi-Fi-network.

Solution: Turn off GPS position for specific applications.

Step 1 of 8

Find "Location Services"

Press Settings.

Step 2 of 8

Find "Location Services"

Press Privacy.

Step 3 of 8

Find "Location Services"

Press Location Services.

Step 4 of 8

Turn GPS on or off

Press the indicator next to "Location Services" to turn the function on or off.

Step 5 of 8

Turn use of GPS position for applications on or off

Press the required application.

Step 6 of 8

Turn use of GPS position for applications on or off

Press the required setting to turn the function on or off.

Step 7 of 8

Turn use of GPS position for applications on or off

Press Location Services.

Step 8 of 8

Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.

1 Find "Location Services"

Press Settings.
Press Privacy.
Press Location Services.

2 Turn GPS on or off

Press the indicator next to "Location Services" to turn the function on or off.
If you turn on this function, your phone can find your exact position using GPS. If you turn off the function, you can't use any GPS functions on your phone.

3 Turn use of GPS position for applications on or off

Press the required application.
Press the required setting to turn the function on or off.
Press Location Services.

4 Return to the home screen

Press the Home key to return to the home screen.