Do more with your data
Stream more video on the go with your same data package at a quality similar to DVD (about 480p). Extend your data so you can surf more, play harder, and enjoy more of what you love on your smartphone or tablet.* Best of all, you won't have to pay more for Stream Saver.
*Our most popular plans with data will include the Stream Saver feature which allows you to save data on content it recognizes as video by streaming higher definition video at Standard Definition quality on compatible devices. (unless the video provider has opted out). AT&T will activate this feature for you. Check your account online to see if the feature is active. Once active you can turn it off or back on at any time online. Stream Saver will not recognize all video content. Ability to stream and video resolution may vary, and be affected by other factors. Restrictions apply.
Leave it on or turn it off any time
Stream Saver is automatically turned on for eligible lines on your account. To check if Stream Saver has been turned on, or to turn it off for one or multiple lines, log in to your account via myAT&T.
For AT&T GoPhone® customers, Stream Saver will be turned on for qualifying new activations and rate plan changes. For all other eligible accounts, we will notify you when it is turned on for your account. You may turn it off or back on at att.com/mygophone at any time.
Frequently asked questions
Stream Saver allows you to watch more video on your wireless devices while using less data by streaming content that it recognizes as higher definition video at Standard Definition quality, similar to DVD, (about 480p), so you can enjoy more of what you love on your smartphone or tablet. You will have control over which lines on your account use Stream Saver and can turn it off or on at any time once AT&T activates it.
Stream Saver will be added to existing and new customers on our postpaid rate plans that include data. It will be included on Mobile Share Advantage, AT&T Unlimited Plan, Mobile Share Value, Mobile Share, the AT&T 1GB Tablet Plan, AT&T 1GB Car Plan, our Unlimited Data plan, and other select plans. Some specific plans such as select connected vehicles are not eligible.
GoPhone customers: Stream Saver will be added to customer accounts on current GoPhone rate plans that have data included or that allow a data package to be added, with the exception of pay per minute plans. Stream Saver will be turned on for new activations and rate plan changes. For all other eligible accounts, we will notify you when it is turned on for your account.
Business Customers: Not all business accounts are eligible for Stream Saver. See your account manager for more details on your specific plan’s eligibility.
There’s no additional cost to use Stream Saver.
Stream Saver is automatically turned “On” when it is first added to the lines on your account. If you want to turn it off (or later back on), you can do so at att.com/myatt or through the myAT&T app. Customers who have the account holder/authorized user credentials can go online to manage the settings for any line on that account.
Business accounts (CRU) can manage Stream Saver settings at wireless.att.com/business.
AT&T GoPhone customers can manage settings at att.com/mygophone or through the myAT&T app. GoPhone Multi-Line accounts: Each account holder/member must manage settings for their own line.
After you change Stream Saver settings, please wait 5 minutes and then restart your device so the change can take effect.
If Stream Saver is turned on, data speeds for content that is recognized as higher definition video will be capped at 1.5 Mbps, which generally is equivalent to Standard Definition quality, similar to DVD (about 480p).
How much data you use when you watch video on your smartphone or tablet will vary, one important factor being video resolution. A typical 90 minute HD movie uses 1.25-2.5GB of data. With Stream Saver on, watching the same movie in SD uses no more than 1GB, saving between 250MB – 1.5GB. HD is excellent for viewing TV at home but when you stream on a smartphone or tablet, SD quality looks great and uses less data so you can surf more, play harder, and enjoy more of what you love on your smartphone or tablet.
Stream Saver cannot identify all videos, and there are multiple factors that can also impact how much more video can be watched such as what resolution you usually watch in, app settings, stream source, network traffic, etc.
No. Stream Saver is designed to identify streaming video content so that data speed and resolution of higher definition video can be adjusted to Standard Definition quality (about 480p). This allows customers to stream more video while using the same amount of data. Stream Saver will not apply to content it cannot identify as video. Additionally, your ability to stream and the resolution of video can be affected by other factors.
Stream Saver works on wireless devices that have the capability to stream video content, including: smartphones, tablets, Wireless Home Internet, and hotspots. Exceptions include devices that cannot stream video.
GoPhone Customers: Stream Saver works on wireless devices that have the capability to stream video content, including: smartphones, tablets, Wireless Home Phone & Internet, feature phones, wearables and mobile hotspots. Exceptions include SpareOne Emergency Phone and Wireless Home Phone customers.
Stream Saver may not be able to recognize all video content, and any unrecognized higher resolution video will continue to stream at its normal speed and resolution. We are continuously working to improve the ability for Stream Saver to identify video content so that we can add video streaming sources. We will begin to list compatible video content providers as we are able to identify them.
Stream Saver only applies to video streamed over the cellular network. Video streamed over Wi-Fi is not affected.
Yes, if your domestic plan includes Stream Saver, then when Stream Saver is turned on for your line and you are roaming internationally (with or without an international package or feature), it will apply to international video streaming as well. You can turn it off and back on any time online.
AT&T GoPhone customers: This only applies on GoPhone plans that include international data usage.
Yes. Please note, it will not affect video streamed via Connected Cars’ hotspot (except the ZTE Mobley).
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