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You can use this app to see your data usage on your iOS 14 Home screen

Dataman Usage Screenshots
Dataman Usage Screenshots (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • DataMan has been updated with support for IOS 14's Home screen widgets.
  • Those widgets put your data usage right on your Home screen.
  • You'll never go over your data cap again.

Going over your cellular data cap can leave you at the mercy of your carrier, especially if you're in the United States. Keeping tabs on your usage is vital so it makes tons of sense to have that information right on your iPhone's Home screen. DataMan just got an update that makes that possible.

By taking advantage of iOS 14's new Home screen widgets, DataMan now puts your usage and the amount of time left before it resets, right where you'll see it most. No more panicking because you don't know where you are with your cap!

This update is more than just the widgets, though.

Plus, redesigned Siri interface, on-device intelligent forecasts, watchOS 7 support, and more.

Having DataMan forecast how much data you will use based on your previous numbers could come in super handy when you're planning a trip, for example.

Existing DataMan users can download the update now, free of charge. Everyone else can get the new version direct from the App Store (opens in new tab) for $0.99.

Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.