Turn off iPhone WiFi Automatically Turns off MyWi

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by PIX, Sep 8, 2010.

  1. PIX
    macrumors member

    Feb 19, 2008
    Does the iPhone need to have WiFi enabled for MyWi to function? Normally my phone settings are 3G on/WiFi off. I never noticed this prior to a recent MyWi update that when I turn WiFi tethering on in MyWi the phone's WiFi is turned ON automatically. Conversely when I disable the WiFi this causes MyWi to turn off tethering. Is this normal:confused:
  2. macrumors 68040


    Jul 30, 2007
    Tokyo, Japan
    Wirelessly posted (iPhone 4 (32GB, JB): Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_0_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8A306 Safari/6531.22.7)

    I know that MyWi turns on wifi if it's off (kind of has to, doesn't it?) ... but I didn't know that turning off wifi would turn MyWi off too. Although it makes sense. This is good, though - it means I can use SBSettings to kill MyWi (since the MyWi people are either too lazy or too incompetent to make a toggle of their own). Thanks for the heads up!

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