WiFi Networking?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by adam044, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. adam044 macrumors 65816

    adam044

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    What is the new system service under setting - privacy - location services - system services Wi-Fi Networking. What is Wi-Fi Networking? I know turning all the other system services off have no effect on anything so I turn those all off but this one I have no idea what it does
     
  2. dictoresno macrumors 68040

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    Probably uses GPS to locate known wiress networks. Sounds like a huge resource and battery hog to me. I shut it off immediately. It had no effect on searching for or joining wifi networks.
     
  3. adam044 thread starter macrumors 65816

    adam044

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    I have everything off under the system services, lol. Nothing benefits me, I will turn traffic on if I travel somewhere thats about it. Although frequent locations seems like something I will use, but not right now in the early stages of testing
     
  4. dictoresno macrumors 68040

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    Frequent locations looks like the worst battery drainer of all the location services. Can't imaging why anyone would even think of using it.
     
  5. adam044 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I know that's why I said I'm not currently using it. I'm sure by final release it will be improved to use much less battery than what a beta uses
     

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