AlphaNow Mobile app users can choose to access AlphaNow using different data modes, limiting the amount of data used depending on their selection. Data modes can be changed in the preview screen before you join a session, or in the settings during
a session. Changing your data mode will affect the quality of the Alpha video and group video during the session.
Click the More button in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen to access Data Mode. You will have the choice between the following modes:
- The Standard mode
Allows you to have the best available audio and video quality for your group video. The Alpha Talk video will be displayed in 720p resolution.
- The Low mode
Reduces the video quality for your group video. The
Alpha Talk video will be displayed in 360p resolution.
- The Lowest mode
This mode removes your video output and shares your
audio only. The Alpha Talk video will be displayed in 360p
Breakdown of the modes:
|Data Mode||Alpha video quality||Group video quality|
|Low||360p||Reduced resolution bandwidth|
How long is an Alpha session and how does that impact my data usage?
- A typical session includes 30 minutes of Alpha video and 45 minutes of video call with a small group size of 10 participants. The amount of data consumed will depend on how long your Alpha session lasts for and how many participants are in your small group.
Can I change my data mode during
- Yes, you can go to Settings and change your data mode. Afterwards, the app will refresh and put you in the newly selected data mode.