How to Disable Data Roaming on Your Mobile Phone.
Data roaming is one of the biggest causes of mobile bill shock. People are so accustomed to using their mobile for practically everything, they forget that all of these actions require data. When abroad these packets of data quickly add up.
The easiest way to avoid excess charges is to turn off data roaming and mobile data, and rely on Wi-Fi for connectivity. Here is a quick guide on how to disable data roaming and mobile data on various devices.
Apple: Data Roaming
- From the home screen tap Settings
- Tap Mobile Data
- Tap Mobile Data Options
- Turn Data Roaming Off (toggle will be green when Data Roaming is On)