Use Low Data Usage in WhatsApp on HTC One M8

Edited by Thor, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

Hello! Welcome to VisiHow and to the series of videos on how to use WhatsApp on the HTC One M8! In this video, we are going to show you how to turn on and off "Low data usage".

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Steps

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    To begin, we turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the top of the phone
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    Once the phone has been activated, we will see the lock screen.
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    To unlock the phone, we swipe the screen upwards
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    Once the phone has been unlocked, we will see the home screen. There will be icons at the bottom. It is one of the icons that we need to access now, as we need to open up the applications folder.
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    To open up the applications folder, we need to tap the icon located at the bottom of the home screen
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    The icon is in the middle and has a grid made of white dots. Tapping the icon will open up the applications folder.
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    In the applications folder, we need to find the WhatsApp icon
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    The icon is a green speech bubble with a white telephone inside. Underneath the icon, there is "WhatsApp". The WhatsApp application location may vary in the application folder; therefore, we need to find it.
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    Once we have found it, we tap it to enter the application
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    We now need to tap the icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen
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    The icon has three small white dots in a vertical line. Tapping the icon will open up a menu.
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    We need to tap the option at the bottom, "Settings"
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    In the "Settings" menu, we need to tap "Chats and calls"
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    We scroll down to "Low data usage" at the bottom
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    There is "Lower the amount of data used during a WhatsApp call" under it.
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    If we want to turn the "Low data usage" option on, then we tap the box
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    We can do this if we are worried about how many data our phone is using. We will try to use as fewer data as possible. Tapping the box will put a check inside of it and turn it turquoise, meaning that the option next to it is activated.
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    However, if we are not concerned about datum usage, and it's not a problem for us, then we can turn this option off by tapping the box
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    The box will be empty. The option will be deactivated.
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This concludes the tutorial on how to turn on and off "Low data usage" in WhatsApp on the HTC One M8. If you have any questions, comments, or queries regarding this video or about the process that you have witnessed in this video, then please leave them in the comment section below. We shall answer them for you.

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Categories : Communications & Education | HTC

Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Thor

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