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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by ayrshiredude, May 13, 2011.

  1. ayrshiredude

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    I have noticed recently that some programs seem to turn on the wifi when you open them. Is there a way to stop this from happening. It means that if I am not in a strong wifi area it gives me problems
     

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    They shouldn't. Do you know which apps are doing this?
     
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    I think I had this problem when I first got the phone , I don't have data connection , so whenever some apps [google maps included] needed internet , it'd turn on wifi , connect and do it's work .. then turn it off
    this was gone after the first update
     
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    Off the top of my head I can't remember which ones it is though they are location based apps. It just seems to turn on the wifi. I can turn it off but thats not the point.
     
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    Ok not actually sure that it is just the apps trying to turn the wifi on. I was on a call there and when I came off it turned the wifi on. I updated my phone yesterday to JVH so its still doing it from 2.2.1.

    Any ideas?
     

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