Data while sleeping? Help!

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Robxpark, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. Robxpark macrumors newbie

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    I'm coming from android so I apologize if this is a simple fix.
    I'm getting large data spikes while I'm sleeping.
    I'm connected to wifi.
    How do I fix this? Here's a sample list of data spikes...

    10/15 141.22mb at 601am
    10/13 143.05mb at 718am
    10/13 236.87mb at 930am
    10/10 334.42mb at 539am
     
  2. iphone1105 macrumors 68020

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    Are these listed like this on the bill, or thru your phone/an app?

    If it is the bill, I believe, and sometimes i see this, the dont bill the exact time you used data. Example, i streamed spotify from 1pm -3pm monday, on my bill the data didnt show I used until 10:30 pm that night.
     
  3. AppleFan360 macrumors 68020

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    Go into settings > General > Background App Refresh.

    Make sure those are turned off or just turn on the ones you really need.
     
  4. chakraj macrumors 65816

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    Dont worry you wont be charged for this. Apple has been doing this since day one of the iphone.

    That is all of the data scraped by carrier iq and similar programs run to gather all of your data, shopping, location, and what have you, then upload to apple servers at night.

    Dont worry, Tim says the N5A cant get at it....
     
  5. Frozentoast macrumors 6502

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    What applications are listed in Background App Refresh? Also depending on your usage this could be an iCloud backup, but I presume you are talking about downloads rather than uploads.
     
  6. yanki01 macrumors 68040

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    reset cellular statistics (Settings > Cellular, scroll to the bottom). delete all applications running in the background (double click home, swipe up all applications). do a hard reset (hold sleep/wake button and home button until the iPhone shuts off). plug it into a wall charger and go to bed. In the morning, go back to your cellular data and see what applications were running and how much data was used.
     
  7. scaredpoet macrumors 604

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    Carrier IQ hasn't been used since iOS5.
     
  8. Robxpark thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks for the replies.
    My background app refresh has been off since I got the phone (2 weeks)
     
  9. greytmom macrumors 68040

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