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Apple Increases Over-the-Air App Store Download Limit to 100MB

With iOS 7, Apple now allows app downloads up to 100MB over cellular connections, prompting users to connect to Wi-Fi for larger apps. Apple previously boosted the limit to 50MB with the launch of the third-generation iPad in March 2012. Before that, users could only download 20MB apps over a cellular connection.

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Developers frequently work hard to keep their apps under the over-the-air download limit, as they believe going over that limit can reduce the likelihood of spontaneous purchases.

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12 months ago
That's great news!

Sent with my iPhone with unlimited data
Rating: 18 Votes
12 months ago
They know apps keep getting bigger and then they add 64 bit, but didn't upgrade size configurations on new iPhones since 3GS. :mad:
Rating: 8 Votes
12 months ago
Is it just me or is the "100" not spaced correctly?
Rating: 8 Votes
12 months ago
For us unlimited data users, they need to remove any cap.
Rating: 8 Votes
12 months ago
Nice.

Now they just need to add more storage. Without uppering the price.
Rating: 5 Votes
12 months ago
there shouldn't be any download caps at all or it should be an option to adjust

50MB, 100MB, 250MB, 500MB, no limit

for unlimited LTE users like myself, it would be no limit.
Rating: 5 Votes
12 months ago

Eat the basic 250 MB T-Mobile plan in a little over two big downloads.


Or don't, if you have only 250mb.

That seems a LOT more logical.

Am I missing something???
Rating: 4 Votes
12 months ago
When the app store first came out, one year later I had about 2.5GB of apps. Now I have 17.3GB of apps.

64GB iPhone is looking pretty small these days. Come on 128GB!
Rating: 4 Votes
12 months ago

Is it just me or is the "100" not spaced correctly?


It does look weird. The 1 too far to the left.

Looks more like 1'00MB (in terms of gap)
Rating: 3 Votes
12 months ago
I dont really understand why there is a global cellular data cap anyway. Its only protecting stupid users.

If people are that bothered have a limit in options to prevent downloads over a certain amount and have it activated by default. The unlimited users can just switch it off, the people who can't trust themselves can set it to 20mb. I dont see the need for it to be a global iOS limitation.

This is the only reason I want my jailbreak on iOS7 - so I can make all apps think i'm on wifi all the time
Rating: 3 Votes

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