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.

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.

Thanks Aaron!

Top Rated Comments

burnside Avatar
131 months ago
That's great news!

Sent with my iPhone with unlimited data
Score: 18 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JosephAW Avatar
131 months ago
For us unlimited data users, they need to remove any cap.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
theheadguy Avatar
131 months ago
Is it just me or is the "100" not spaced correctly?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Carlanga Avatar
131 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:
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Medic311 Avatar
131 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.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cheesyappleuser Avatar
131 months ago

Now they just need to add more storage. Without uppering the price.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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