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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:34 PM   #1
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Should I keep WIFI on?

Should I keep WIFI on all the time when i am at home or school. I always have it on right now but i would like to know what is best....
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:36 PM   #2
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:45 PM   #3
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I always leave it on but turn off the option "ask to join networks".
Battery is fine.

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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:48 PM   #4
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Leave it on.

When you're not downloading data it's in a relatively low power mode.
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Leave it on.

When you're not downloading data it's in a relatively low power mode.
thanks i would much rather be connected to a strong data source when in a building...
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:52 PM   #6
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thanks i would much rather be connected to a strong data source when in a building...
I used to turn my Wifi off and really didn't notice that much of battery savings on my 3GS and now 4.
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Old Nov 20, 2012, 12:00 AM   #7
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I always leave it on but turn off the option "ask to join networks".
Battery is fine.
agreed. ive always done the same.
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