How to Use Automatic Downloads for Music, Books, and Apps on iDevice


Do you know how to use automatic downloads for music, books, apps on iDevice? Read on this guide to know the steps to set up your iPhone.


Aug. 17, 2015


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iCloud can automatically download books, music, and apps on one iDevice to another. For example, if you are a game addict, you can use this feature to have the new game app you have downloaded on iPhone to automatically appear on your iPad. We will show you how to make it in this guide. Before setting up your iDevices.

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Part 1. The Details about Automatic Download

For the music purchased from iTunes Store, they will be automatically downloaded on your compatible iOS devices that support iCloud and are allowed to use the same iTunes account.

For apps downloaded on one device, they will automatically be downloaded to other compatible device via Internet.

For books downloaded from iBooks, they will automatically appear on your other iBook apps on iOS devices. For Updates, they will only apply on a per-device basis.

Part 2. How to Enable Automatically Downloads on iDevice

Step 1. Open Settings on iOS device.

Step 2. Tap on iTunes & App Store.

Step 3. Under the Automatic Downloads section, turn "On" the options for the types of content you want to download automatically.

Part 3. How to Disable Automatic Downloads over Cellular Data

Enabling automatic downloads over cellular will eat away your cellular data plan. Thus, we will show you how to disable this function under cellular data.

Step 1. Open Settings on iOS.

Step 2. Tap on iTunes & App Store.

Step 3. Under the Automatic Downloads section, disable the option for Use Cellular Data.

The Bottom Line

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