Wifi use-age when on standby

Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by gary c, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. gary c macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2008
    I just got my ipod touch gen5. I am tech challenged. :)
    When my ipod is on standby is it using wifi. The reason I as is that we have Wild Blue satellite internet with fap. I could just turn of the wifi on the pod and have done that but I am sure one of you tech whizzes will know this answer.
  2. kaielement macrumors 65816

    Dec 16, 2010
    Depends on what apps you have installed and what push notifications you have enabled. I get where you are coming from as my mom has the same issues with wild blue. My advice when at home unless you need to use the internet on the iPod is to turn it off so you don't hit your monthly cap.
  3. gary c thread starter macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2008
    Thanks for the response. That is kind of what I thought also.
  4. kaielement macrumors 65816

    Dec 16, 2010
    No problem it kind of sucks my mom can't get any DSL or cable internet so she uses wild blue but the cap on it is horrible. And the speeds are so slow. She can't even use YouTube or Netflix in fear of going over the cap. She is so fed up she might cancel soon. First world problem I guess lol.
  5. marzer macrumors 65816


    Nov 14, 2009
    That's been a standard Internet feature since dial-up. :D
  6. Ghostbusters macrumors regular

    Nov 12, 2012
    +1 :rolleyes:

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