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  1. jd914's Avatar
    So I just got a new Titan today and was wondering if there's a WiFi sleepy policy setting? Every time I wake up my device I see the WiFi bars turn of as if the WiFi turns off when it's sleeping. TIA.
    Last edited by JD914; 11-29-2011 at 09:19 PM.
    11-29-2011 09:09 PM
  2. Dagolara's Avatar
    30 seconds after the phone sleeps Wifi is disconnected, this is across all phones and the only way to not drop WiFi is to leave the phone plugged in.
    11-29-2011 09:41 PM
  3. palandri's Avatar
    ...but doesn't the WiFi pop on if you have your mail set to check every hour, if it's within WiFi range?
    11-29-2011 09:43 PM
  4. jd914's Avatar
    I'm not liking that because when I'm home I rather get my data through WiFi instead of 3G because 3G is a battery hog. I'm used to setting WiFi sleepy policy to never on all my devices. Oh well, so be it.
    11-29-2011 09:53 PM
  5. Dave Blake's Avatar
    Plug your device in and then make sure your email settings are on "As it Arrives" on one of your email accounts. Then turn off cell data and WIFI will stay on.
    11-29-2011 10:02 PM
  6. jd914's Avatar
    Plug your device in and then make sure your email settings are on "As it Arrives" on one of your email accounts. Then turn off cell data and WIFI will stay on.
    Thanks for the advice, that's a lot of stuff to do for a basic feature that should have been implemented natively. That's ok I understand WP7 is still a work in progress and hopefully we'll see this issue addressed in a later update.
    11-29-2011 10:29 PM
  7. btbam91's Avatar
    From what I have researched, WiFi is more of a battery killer than 3g. When 3g makes a request, the radio is only used for those few seconds, whereas WiFi is always on, regardless if you're actually doing anything. That's why it switches to 3g.

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    11-29-2011 11:23 PM
  8. jd914's Avatar
    From what I have researched, WiFi is more of a battery killer than 3g. When 3g makes a request, the radio is only used for those few seconds, whereas WiFi is always on, regardless if you're actually doing anything. That's why it switches to 3g.

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    3G is a battery killer hands down.
    11-29-2011 11:48 PM
  9. btbam91's Avatar
    I'm getting 30+ hours on says when I don't use my phone very much, but sure.

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    11-29-2011 11:56 PM
  10. btbam91's Avatar
    Days*

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    11-29-2011 11:57 PM
  11. Blacklac's Avatar
    It sure seems like there is demand for an App to keep Wifi on, if thats even possible (besides being tethered to a charger or having the screen on 24/7). I know I would like that App also.
    11-30-2011 09:30 AM
  12. ght's Avatar
    So what happens if I am in a location with no 3G service, but with WiFi? (Up north at the cabin, for instance.) If my screen is off, I get no data service?
    11-30-2011 11:07 AM
  13. ght's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me if the above statement is true? I need to know before going on vacation, as I won't have 3G, but will have WiFi available.
    12-08-2011 10:30 AM
  14. martin_strahilovski's Avatar
    Can anyone tell me if the above statement is true? I need to know before going on vacation, as I won't have 3G, but will have WiFi available.
    If your screen is locked, after 30 sec your Wi-Fi will disconnect. That's for keeping your battery draining low, because Wi-Fi drains the battery too. After you unlock your screen Wi-Fi will connect it self, and you can make refresh on your mail client.
    12-08-2011 10:51 AM
  15. Bearach's Avatar
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    Last edited by Bearach; 07-09-2013 at 08:08 AM.
    12-08-2011 10:54 AM
  16. ght's Avatar
    Yeah, once your phone sleeps, its only a matter of 30 seconds before you have no data connection. Only solution is to keep your phone plugged in, then you'll have a constant data connection.
    That is a big miss for WP7. I understand the reasoning, but it should be an option, as the reasoning does not apply to every use case or situation. I'll be switching back to webOS for vacation, I guess.
    12-08-2011 05:13 PM
  17. pgreszata's Avatar
    That is a big miss for WP7. I understand the reasoning, but it should be an option, as the reasoning does not apply to every use case or situation. I'll be switching back to webOS for vacation, I guess.
    I know iphone works the same way too, it does make sense, if you're on vacation leave your phones at home and relax :)
    12-09-2011 03:11 PM
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