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  1. joemonkey

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    i have data plan on my verizon phone and i usually turn off WiFi. however, whenever i start google play app, it automatically connects to WiFi. is this normal and is there a way to configure google play NOT to connect to WiFi?
     

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    In the play settings, tap Auto Update and see if "update over wifi only" is selected. Just a guess tbh lol :thumbup:
     
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    in the play settings->auto update, i have 'do not auto-updare' selected
     
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    Ah sorry man :beer:
    So you have wifi turned off in settings but when you launch Play it turns on?
     
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    Curious... Whose your carrier?
     
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    that is correct. i have the 4G data plan on and whenever i launch google play, it turns on WiFi, thus connects to my home WiFi. this is odd, isn't it?
     
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    Sure is man :thinking:
     
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    verizon. google play can't be carrier dependent, correct?
     
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    so you have the same behavior when you launch google play?
     
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    I dont have home wife mate so i cant test it :beer:
     
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    no worries. your previous reply says 'sure is man' so i thought you got the same behavior as mine
     
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    Nah i meant it sure is odd lol :)
     

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