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Wifi and 4G now on together after update

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by scooz16, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. scooz16

    scooz16 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    this happened on my S5 and i was very happy when 4G was grayed out when wifi was on, on the new S7.

    After the recent update i notice both are on all the time now and i feel its effecting battery life.

    Thoughts?? What does yours look like? Could it be anything else? Imhave dl'ed any new apps
     

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  2. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Android Expert

    Uh, you mean that the icon is lit brighter? You mean you think THAT'S using extra power? A brighter icon? Or am I missing your point?
     
  3. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    You either have Download Booster enabled, or, there's a setting in Developer Options that keeps data on at all times, even when you're using WI-FI.
    Disable one or the other to determine the culprit.....
     
  4. scooz16

    scooz16 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    No, i mean i see both working at the same time.

    Download booster off.

    So others on verizon arent seeing this?
     
  5. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    I'm on T-Mobile,but the following should be the same across all makes/models:
    Do you,or,have you ever enabled Developer Options?
    If so,you may see something like this enabled:

    [​IMG]

    If not,perhaps VZW has some other setting for such tucked away in their bloatware............
     
  6. Scooterhax

    Scooterhax Lurker

    Hi I just got samsung s7 and I noticed it is doing the same,both wifi and 4g on together, it has got to be something to do with a app running in the back ground .
    I have just downloaded a app called JUST CLEAN when I scan and clear junk from my apps it gets rid of the 4g and just leaves wifi .
    Only just done it so don't no how long it will last , prob till you click on the effending app .
     
  7. Scooterhax

    Scooterhax Lurker

    Download Just Clean app press on scan junk ,then clear it , mine 4g icon disappeared, just left wifi .
    Hope this helps worked for me .
     
  8. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    I'm guessing you're the app developer:
    No one in their right mind would or should install this malicious CRAPWARE,it asks for way too many permissions & I suspect is spyware.......
     
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  9. Scooterhax

    Scooterhax Lurker

    didn't realise Just clean was crapware .
    i just see people had the same problem as me ,i thought i would pass on what worked for me .
     
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  10. KOLIO

    KOLIO Guest

    We definitely appreciate the sentiment,especially if you are not the developer. :) :thumbsupdroid:
    With that said:
    It's not just crapware,most anything asking for a laundry list of permissions is malware/spyware,plain & simple.
    Very few legitimate apps ask for &/or need such to perform whatever it is the apps main function/purpose is.

    I'm willing to bet typical Android troubleshooting techniques would solve this problem without this app.

    My best advice would be to uninstall Just Crap immediately......
     
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