iPhone 4S Wifi?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by iThink Apple, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. iThink Apple macrumors 6502a

    iThink Apple

    Aug 27, 2011
    Should i leave my wifi turned on when not using it or not? Will it help me save battery if its off?

  2. miles01110 macrumors Core


    Jul 24, 2006
    The Ivory Tower (I'm not coming down)
    You should obviously leave your WiFi turned on when you're using WiFi, otherwise you wouldn't be able to use WiFi.
  3. jgalan14 macrumors 6502

    Oct 11, 2011
    You should leave it on as long as you have a safe wifi connection, it saves battery since the phone data is connecting from like 20 feet instead of miles and miles , where the towers are , I always have and I think my battery last longer the way
  4. sddabrow macrumors 6502

    Oct 7, 2011
    What he meant was - will it save battery life if the phone is sitting idle to have wifi on.

    For my Evo, I would see DRASTIC improvement over night when leaving wifi on, since it wouldn't be polling for sprints network.

    Is this the same for iPhone, or is it better to turn off wifi when the phone is not in use?
  5. doctapeppa macrumors 6502

    Jun 15, 2008
    No. Turning off wifi makes no difference while idle.

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