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  1. UKNewbie

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    I have a Desire HD running Android 2.2
    I like to use my WiFi connection at home to avoid using my data allowance
    However I have notice that when the phone goes into sleep mode it disconnects the WiFi connection. This is annoying rather than anything else.
    Can I stop it doing this? I have searched and come up with nothing relevant in either the manual (very basic) or online
     

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    I don't know if the screen is disabled in your version of your phone, but in 2.2 in Advanced Wifi Settings, there's a wifi sleep policy. If you disable that it uses more battery (which you don't care about if the charger is plugged in) but the wifi won't sleep.
     
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    Rukbat is correct - there is a WiFi sleep policy option...

     
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    Grrr my bad!
    I am using Android V2.3.5 so the Wifi>settings>advanced doesn't appear

    Any other suggestions, please?
     
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    Erm... if you open up wifi, is there 3 dots (above each other) at the bottom right? There should be a few options, one of which is advanced...
     
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    Yes. That worked. Many thanks :D
     
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    Awesome - happy to help!! :D
     
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