iPhone 5s WiFi problem?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by rockingrick, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. rockingrick macrumors newbie

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    My Iphone does not connect to wifi when locked. After I unlock the iphone it connects to the wifi and stays connected. Is this normal or is there a way to connect automatically to wifi when its in range and locked?
     
  2. iamMacPerson macrumors 68030

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    My iPhone 5 does the same thing. I think its a power saving function that kicks in after being locked with no communication for 10-15 minutes.
     
  3. The Doctor11 macrumors 603

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    My iPhone 4 does this to I don't think it is to save power because cellular takes more battery then wifi. It's just really stupid and annoying.
     
  4. rockingrick thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I wonder if it started doing that with iOS 7. I remember when my Iphone 4 would automatically connect to wifi.
     

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