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Do you leave your wi-fi constantly on?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by dvdqnoc, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. dvdqnoc

    dvdqnoc Well-Known Member
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    Do you just turn it on when you know you're in a wi-fi area, or do you leave it on and let it auto-connect when it is in a wi-fi area?
     

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  2. treborcj

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    I used to turn it off when not in a WiFi area, but have since just left it on. I have not noticed any loss of battery life. I use spare parts and do see it one of the apps that is being used a lot but again, no adverse effect on battery life.
     
  3. DonB

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    I leave mine on and have had no issues with battery at all, my battery last me all day now
     
  4. Lobo89

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    Interesting. I've been shutting it off whenever I leave the house; I may try leaving it on to see how my battery life is affected.
     
  5. DonB

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    Yep let us know, report back
     
  6. Joehunni

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    I've found it to drain a significant amount of battery if you are moving at all as it is constantly searching for open networks, if you are sitting still then it really won't hurt.
     
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