Apps to keep wifi alive

Discussion in 'iOS Apps' started by jmmo20, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. jmmo20 macrumors 65816

    Jun 15, 2006
    Hi, is there any app that would keep a persistent connection through wifi?
    I dont' want iOS to drop the wifi connection every couple of minutes after putting my phone to sleep.

    I'm currently using a radio app with the volume turned all the way down - but that's less than ideal.

    I would appreciate any ideas/suggestions.

  2. Carlanga macrumors 604


    Nov 5, 2009
    If any exist you woudl at least need ot be jailbroken. I assume you are on a 3G device or old fw?
  3. nightstalkerz macrumors 6502

    May 9, 2013
    What's the reason you want to keep it alive?

    There may be other alternatives instead of wasting the battery.
  4. c0LdFire macrumors regular

    Jul 10, 2013
    I'd assume it's to avoid push notifications draining any (albeit small) amount of his data plan.

    I really wish Apple would make this an option like it is on Android. I live on the bottom of a hill and have terrible cell signal, so I'd rather my wifi stay connected so that my notifications can keep pouring in without any problems. It really doesn't use that much battery on other phones.

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