Battery Saver/Wifi ConnectionsGeneral


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  1. NoShftShck16

    NoShftShck16 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    This just popped up my on my twitter...

    Y5 Battery Saver Keeps Wi-Fi On Only Near Trusted Spots

    When you connect to wifi, it'll remember the rough location (without GPS). Periodically it'll tap back into that location and if you are near it it'll flip on WiFi so you can connect. If you aren't near an area you've connected too before, it'll keep wifi off.
     

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  2. howarmat

    howarmat Well-Known Member

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    its been around for ages, i have always used it, works fine
     
  3. y2kflhr

    y2kflhr Active Member

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    works great, I've had it since I have had the phone
     
  4. Todd M

    Todd M Well-Known Member

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    +1 Been using it since launch day...
     
  5. bobisculous

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    I discovered this app today as well. Seems interesting. I have Tasker and will likely try to recreate this app with it. Question though:

    Wifi uses less battery when available and browsing. Check. I can wrap my head around that.

    But when wifi is on, but not in use, screen off, does it go to sleep? I have had it on here, connected to my router for a while and the battery hasn't gone down a bit.
    I am just used to laptops and such, that when the wifi is simply 'on', your battery life sucks. Whether you are browsing or not, the battery life drops a lot just by having it connected.
     
  6. euph_22

    euph_22 Well-Known Member

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    y5 never really worked for me. I'm guessing it's largely due to the same tower covering the house, and work, and the mall/church/brothel/bar/etc...

    It's just easier to have WiFi Status - Cyrket and to just turn off/om wifi as needed. Or just leave it on constantly...currently I have wifi 90% of the time.
     

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