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  1. wigfield

    wigfield Android Enthusiast
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    Hi im allways forgetting to turn the wifi off,would be a big help if i had a button on the home screen to turn it off on.
     

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    Longpress on one of the home screens and choose to install a Widget. Go down the list and pick Power Widget (or one with a similar name). That should give you a widget with the WiFi, Bluetooth, Location, Sync and Brightness controls. This is built into the Android OS by default, unless your carrier removed it.
     
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    Hi no there is no option for that,i found a shortcut for settungs for wifi but thats no good.
     
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    you want to add a widget, not a shortcut :)
     
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    Cheers thats why the shortcut i found was no good.

    Nice one now that is a very handy app/widget just what i wanted,Im sure ill be having more than just the wifi.
     
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    You don't want to use the notification bar toggles?
     
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    Elixer is a nice widget-filled app, too.
     
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    Good point no because i keep forgetting to turn the wifi off so by having it on the homescreen i can see its turned on so i will remember to turn it off.

    Ill check that out cheers.
     
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    I use Tasker to turn on and off WiFi automatically for applications that require WiFi. I also have placed a Tasker shortcut on my Home screen to turn WiFi off or on. Tasker has a bit of a learning curve, but Youtube has been a great help for me.
     
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    WiFi settings > advanced > Keep WiFi on during sleep > Never

    WiFi timeout 5 mins, 15 mins, 30 mins, 1hr, 3hrs.
     
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    I shall have a go with Tasker aswell cheers
    Never knew you could timeout wifi nice one.
     
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    No timeout on the Ace 2.
     
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    Check out WiFi Location Toggle. Automates WiFi switching so you never even have to think about it.
     
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    Hi is that the name of the app? Ive searched that name and it doesnt come up.
     
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    Does that require GPS on?
     
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    WiFi Location Toggle is the name. Search 'wifi location' and you will find it.

    It does not use GPS.
     

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