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Power Management

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by bronto, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. bronto

    bronto New Member
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    I just bought a G1 from a friend and am exploring how I am going to use this. I am not much of a cell user, I want this more for the wifi access and am playing with Google Voice. I have a pay as you go call plan, no data plan, and am in a wifi zone about 90% of the time I would want to use it. All is functioning well.

    I am finding that the battery barely makes it through the day even with light usage. The power manager indicates that about 15% of my usage is wifi, even when I didn't actually connect. I am thinking that the device is working hard scanning for an open connection. Like I said, 90% of the time I am in a known wifi zone with a "remembered" account. So it doesn't really need to be looking all the time.

    What would be really cool is if there's an app to toggle wifi based on location. I think by GPS since it would be more accurate. Wifi could be off until I get to a given location, then it would automatically fire up and connect.

    Anybody know of such a thing?
     

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  2. MonthOLDpickle

    MonthOLDpickle Well-Known Member
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    I know there is an app for that, but if you hold screen long there is a widget or something where you can click to turn WiFi on or off..

    Looks like

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    Though I don't know if all versions get it, I have 1.6.
     

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