Download Apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone in iOS 11/10

Want to download apps over 150MB using the cellular network? In this article, you can learn how to download apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone in iOS 11/10.

By Stephen Wilson | Posted on: May. 23, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 04, 2018
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iOS App Store has a lot of apps for users to download, games, music apps, or others. Users are free to download any app from the App Store whether free or paid if it compatible with their device.  But the maximum size of apps that can be downloaded using cellular data is 150 MB since iOS 11. Earlier this limit was capped at 100 MB up to iOS 10. If you want to download apps more than 150MB, then you need to use Wi-Fi network.

This limitation on app download is a safety feature so that users don’t use up all their mobile data. But it can be a problem for those who use unlimited plan and want to download apps over 100 or 150 MB. In this article, we will show you how to download apps over 150mb without Wi-Fi on iPhone in iOS 11 as well as how to download apps over 100mb without Wi-Fi on iPhone in iOS 10 or earlier.

How to Download Apps over 100 MB/150 MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone

Below we will tell you how to download apps over 150mb without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11 and iOS 10 or earlier.

Method 1: How to Download Apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11

There is a bug in iOS 11 that allows users to download apps over 150MB limit using cellular data by simply changing the device date. Follow the below steps for the detailed guide.

Step 1 Go to App Store and start downloading the app with size over 150MB you want.

Step 2 Press OK on the error message.

How to Download Apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11 - Step 2

How to Download Apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11 – Step 2

Step 3 Then, open Settings and go to General > Date & Time.

Step 4 Turn off the automatic date setting and enter a date manually. Make sure to enter a later date than the current.

How to Download Apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11 - Step 4

How to Download Apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11 – Step 4

Step 5 Then, resume the download by going to Updates and then tapping on the paused download.

Step 6 Change the date setting to Automatic again once the app is downloaded.

Method 2: How to Download Apps over 100MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone in iOS 10

In iOS 10 and earlier, the process to download apps over 100 MB is different than iOS 11. You can follow the below steps to learn how to download apps over 100 MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone in iOS 10 or earlier.

Step 1 Enable Cellular data and go to App Store to download the app you want.

Step 2 Tap OK on the error message and then turn on the Airplane mode by sliding the control center and tapping the Airplane icon.

Step 3 Restart your iPhone and then go to App Store.

Step 4 Turn off the Airplane mode and then resume the download from the Updates > Purchased in App Store.

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The Bottom Line

There is a limit on the size of an app that can be downloaded from the App Store using cellular data. For apps that are over that limit, you need a Wi-Fi connection. If you want to know how to download apps over 150MB without Wi-Fi on iPhone iOS 11, then in this article, we have given a solution that you can follow.

Stephen Wilson

Member of @iMobie_Inc., a die-hard fan of Apple and MOBA games, is always passionate about offering and sharing solutions to any Apple related problems, as well as Android.

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