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Switching between 3g & WiFi

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by martin_edinburg, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. martin_edinburg

    martin_edinburg Active Member
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    Is there a way that I can set up so that 3g comes on when wifi is not being used? I have Tasker but can't seem to work out how to configure it to do so.
     

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  2. Eris Ed

    Eris Ed Well-Known Member
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    I think you may be trying to do something that your phone does already....

    I have 3G on during the day at work and turn on Wi-Fi when I get home. The Wi-Fi icon appears, and the 3G icon vanishes. While the Wi-Fi is connected, the phone transmits exactly zero data over 3G (confirmed by checking my 3G Watchdog app). When I move out of Wi-Fi range the 3G starts working again.
     
  3. Good Old Bakes

    Good Old Bakes Well-Known Member
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    I can concur with this. Just leave both your Wi-Fi and 3g switched on and it will switch when necessary. It will even notify you in the drag down bar if there are Wi-Fi transmitters in the area while you are using 3G.
     
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