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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by benwalburn, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. benwalburn

    benwalburn Well-Known Member
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    I have recently started making heavy use of my wifi, so I noticed a glitch/irritating-feature.
    If I do not send/receive data for several minutes, my wifi goes out and 3g returns. When I look at my available networks, I can see the connection I had, but it reads "disabled".
    If I try to connect, it hangs on obtaining id for about 30 seconds, then returns to saying it's disabled. The solution is to disable, then enable wifi.

    Is this a glitch or a feature, and is there a way I can get rid of it?
    (Still happens after flashing/wiping)
     

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  2. KingOfGreen

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    Settings>wireless networks>wifi settings> press menu and select "advanced" and turn the sleep policy to never
     
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  3. jeb_hoge

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    14 months I've had this silly phone and I never knew that. Thanks!
     
  4. benwalburn

    benwalburn Well-Known Member
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    I thought it was fixed, but when I went to make some tea, I came back to see I was once again disconnected.
     
  5. KingOfGreen

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    Dont know, that has always worked for me. Did the setting stick? Maybe the connection is actually getting dropped.
     
  6. benwalburn

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    as crappy as my MiFi is, it wouldn't surprise me. But shouldn't it automatically reconnect? I can watch it try to obtain the IP infinity, until I disable wifi and enable it again.
     
  7. KingOfGreen

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    Then id say thats another problem. Cant offer any help though.
     
  8. benwalburn

    benwalburn Well-Known Member
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    Oh well. Now it isn't connecting at all. I need to test another network, it might just be the wifi. But my computer connects just fine.

    As a last resort I will reset my phone again, but I hate having to reinstall all my apps, and all that stuff.
     
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