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How Much Data Does Clash Royale Use?

Last Updated Nov 3, 2021
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Many people enjoy using their phones to play games like Clash Royale while on the go. However, if you’re not connected to Wi-Fi, you may worry about how much data this uses. 

In general, playing Clash Royale uses very little cellular data when your phone is not connected to Wi-Fi. The exact amount could range anywhere from 10-20 MB per hour. It will use additional cellular data if you need to download or update the app.

Keep reading below to learn more specifics about Clash Royale’s data usage, as well as a few ways to decrease this usage.

How Much Data Will You Use While Playing Clash Royale?

If you already have Clash Royale downloaded and installed on your device, simply playing the game will not use a lot of data. Typically, playing Clash Royale will only use about 10-20 MB of cellular data per hour.

If you are playing while connected to Wi-Fi, Clash Royale will not use any cellular data whatsoever. If possible, connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network while playing to save on your data.

While playing this game does not use much data, downloading and updating Clash Royale is a different story. You will only have to download the game once and update it occasionally, so these actions typically won’t affect your daily usage.

How Much Data Does Downloading Clash Royale Use?

How much cellular data it will take to download Clash Royale depends on your device. If you have an iPhone, downloading the game will use 215.9 MB. If you have an Android or Google device, the download will use 139 MB. If you are connected to Wi-Fi, however, downloading the app will not affect your data usage at all.

How much data an update will use varies based on its size. In most cases, the download page will note the size of an update before you install it. You can find out how much data an app download or update will use by viewing it on your device’s app store. Once you’re on the download page, you will need to find the app’s size.

Below, we will outline how to find the size of an app on both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

How to Find an App’s Size on the Apple App Store

If you have an Apple device, such as an iPhone or iPad, you will have to open the App Store to get information about a particular app. Here’s how to find an app’s size:

  1. Open the App Store. Then in your search bar, type in the name of the app you’re looking for. When the results come up, click on the app to go to its download page.
  2. Scroll down to “Information” on the download page.
  3. Look for “Size” to see how many KB, MB, or GB of data the app will need to use to download.

How to Find an App’s Size on the Google Play Store

Android and Google devices use the Google Play Store. If you have one of these types of devices, you will have to go to the Google Play Store to learn information about different apps.

  1. Open the Google Play Store, and type the name of the app you’re looking for into the search bar. Click on it to go to the download page once the results pop up.
  2. Once you’re on the download page, scroll down to where it says “Additional Information.”
  3. Look for “Size.” This will tell you how much cellular data the app will use when you download it.

How to Save Your Data While Playing Clash Royale

The easiest way to lower the amount of data you’re using to play Clash Royale is to only play when you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network. If you’d like to take it a step further, you might want to consider disabling the app from using cellular data entirely through your phone’s settings.

Playing Clash Royale uses very little data in itself, but downloads and updates are another story. To limit how much data these actions use, always download and update your game only when you are connected to a Wi-Fi network.

If you don’t have a reliable Wi-Fi connection in your home, you have a couple of options. You may want to look for an unlimited data plan through your phone carrier. If a spotty Wi-Fi connection is the issue, a Wi-Fi extender may be the perfect solution.

Final Thoughts

Playing Clash Royale on your mobile device will use minimal data, approximately 10-30 MB per hour. Downloading and updating the game will typically use more, but will only have to be done occasionally. If you’d like to limit the amount of data you use playing this game, try to play only when you’re connected to a Wi-Fi network.