iPhone Users Can Now Download Larger Apps Over Cellular
Apple has silently implemented a change in the App Store that’s likely to be well received by iPhone user with unlimited data plans.
The company now allows us to download apps and games up to 200 MB using a cellular network. The older limit was 150 MB, and anything larger than this required a Wi-Fi connection.
The increased cellular download limit covers any content that is published in the App Store, like apps, games, podcasts, and pretty much everything else. If a file is larger than the set limit, the following message is displayed on the iPhone:
“App over 200 MB. Connect to a Wi-Fi network to download [app name].”
No way to bypass the block
While the idea behind this restriction makes sense, the way it’s implemented leaves a lot to be desired.
Technically, Apple wants to prevent iPhones from downloading larger files on cellular networks in order to avoid extra charges for customers with limited data plans. But as <a href="https://9to5mac.co… (read more)