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How to tell if connection is via WiFi?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jtpryan, Mar 13, 2010.

  1. jtpryan

    jtpryan Well-Known Member
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    I have a good WiFi connection, but my browsing seems like it is going over the cellular connection. How can I force it to go via my WiFi, or can I? It just seems very slow, no different from being in the car.

    -Jim
     

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  2. CRPercodani

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    If your connected to WiFi the 3G/1xx icon should disappear and you will see the WiFi icon which is a little dot with three curved lines above it. Also if you are on WiFi then 3G stops working automatically.
     
  3. jtpryan

    jtpryan Well-Known Member
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    Hmmm, that is what I have. Wonder why it is so slow...
     
  4. CRPercodani

    CRPercodani OFWGKTA
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    Download the speedtest.net app by Ookla and see what speeds your getting.
     
  5. barry99705

    barry99705 Well-Known Member
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    Crappy signal most likely. I get around 2Mb down at home, and I have a 10Mb cable connection.
     
  6. Needsdecaf

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    If you REALLY want to be sure, put it in Airplane mode, then enable wifi. That will ensure you're on wifi.
     

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