The program is larger than 200 MB: how to disable this limitation on iPhone or iPad: 2 ways


Surely every owner of an iPhone or iPad at least once faced a situation when an urgent need to download an application, but there is no access to Wi-Fi. Of course, you can use the mobile Internet, but in this case, iOS allows you to download a game or other program, the size of which does not exceed 200 MB.

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Imagine, you suddenly urgently needed a certain messenger to communicate with the right person, but it is impossible to connect to Wi-Fi. What to do? Fortunately, you can work around the limitation, and below we will tell you how.

At the moment, there are two main ways to get around the limitation, and for iOS 7 – iOS 12 users, it is unofficial.

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How to disable the 200 MB limit for downloading applications over cellular data on iPhone and iPad (for iOS 13 and newer)

One of the innovations that appeared in the Apple mobile operating system with the release of iOS 13 is the ability to disable the limit on downloading applications larger than 200 MB using cellular data. To disable the limit, follow these steps:

1. Open the app “Settings” and scroll down to point App Store

2. In the section “Cellular data” choose “Applications”

An app larger than 200MB: how to disable this restriction on iPhone

3. Select “Allow always”

An app larger than 200MB: how to disable this restriction on iPhone

In this menu, you can see that starting with iOS 13, the default setting is set, which will display a notification when downloading any applications larger than 200 MB via cellular. They can be loaded as before, but you can turn off this warning for a more comfortable process.

There is another option for working with notification. In the above settings, you can select the option “Always ask”so that before loading a large application, the system first requests permission to do so.

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The size of this object is greater than 200 MB: how to get around this limitation on iOS 7 – iOS 12

First, try downloading the app you want from the App Store. If its size exceeds 200 MB, the operating system will notify you and pause the download until the iPhone or iPad connects to the wireless network.

This item is larger than 200 MB: How to bypass this limitation on iOS

The downloadable app icon will appear on the home screen with the caption “Pending”

This item is larger than 200 MB: How to bypass this limitation on iOS

Open up “Settings” → “General” → “Date and time”

Set the switch “Automatically” into position Turned off and change the date. Please note that it is the date that needs to be changed, not the time. Choose any next day. For example, if today is June 02, put June 19. To save your changes, go back to the home screen or section “Basic”

This item is larger than 200 MB: How to bypass this limitation on iOS

Click on the downloadable program icon. The app will start loading. Until it is fully loaded, you cannot change the date to the real one.

This item is larger than 200 MB: How to bypass this limitation on iOS

That’s all there is to it. Now you can freely download large applications via mobile internet. The advantage of this method is that you do not need to reboot the device.

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