Mobile Network sleeping?General


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  1. Janney66

    Janney66 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    So I'm just curious if anyone else is seeing this. I understand wi-fi sleeps after 15 minutes of inactivity, but I guess I assumed mobile networking would always stay on. What I'm seeing is, if I leave my phone alone for a little while, as soon as I wake it up, the 3G symbol is not displayed. A second or two later it will show up, and then it will sync. This behavior makes it so that my Gmail push is not as instantaneous as it would be if the 3G always stayed active. I believe (although I'm not positive), that the phone must wake 3G every once in awhile to get e-mails though, although it might just wake up when i get a text or phone call.

    I don't see this as a major problem, especially if it's helping me save battery life, but I am curious if this is due to a setting, or if it's just the way the phone works.
     

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  2. howarmat

    howarmat Well-Known Member

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    you need to make sure

    settings>wireless & networks>Mobile Networks>Enable Always On Mobile Data is check off

    you MIGHT have more battery drain with this though
     
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    Janney66 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks....I'll have to check it out. I turned that setting off to save power but I thought it wouldn't affect the gmail push at all. I'll turn it back on and see if the 3G symbol stays on after the phone sleeps.
     
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    jbdan Well-Known Member

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    Go to wifi settings and hit menu....there is an advanced menu in there and you can set the sleep policy to never if you would like.
     
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    jbdan Well-Known Member

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    Isn't that just for 3G mobile data?

    EDIT: my bad I see OP's question is referring to mobile sleep....doh :)
     
  6. Janney66

    Janney66 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Jbdan, I saw that setting for WiFi but I assumed the 3G would not be affected by the WiFi setting.
     
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    jbdan Well-Known Member

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    You are correct I misunderstood the orig question sorry :D
     
  8. Janney66

    Janney66 New Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yup, so the 3G stays on when I enable the Always On Mobile Data. I get e-mails quicker too. So far it doesn't seem to be draining my battery any faster, but we'll see. Thanks for your help.
     
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    no problem glad its working for you :)
     

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