1. Forgetful's Avatar
    Title says it. I want my 3G to automatically turn off when I'm connected to a wifi network.
    03-08-2011 12:53 AM
  2. pittsm's Avatar
    I thought this happened automatically anyway?

    When I'm on wifi, the wifi symbol appears in the status bar and the network symbol goes away. I just assumed it was off, is it? I''m on captivate btw.
    03-08-2011 07:59 AM
  3. MowDownJoe's Avatar
    It should do this automatically. If you refer to when you put your phone to sleep and 3g tries to turn on, head to settings > wireless & networks> Wifi settings> menu> Advanced > and turn Wifi sleep policy to "Never".
    03-08-2011 08:57 AM
  4. Forgetful's Avatar
    From what I've read, people get better battery life if they set "enable always on mobile" to off. This just shuts the 3G off when the phone is asleep. If you're still on wifi you get all your emails and syncs.

    I just added a shortcut to manually switch my 3G off when on wife since I'm on wifi 90% of the day. I'm just lazy and don't want to have to switch 3G off/on every time I'm on/off wifi.


    I know that when it's on wifi the 3G should auto shut off but I think it still periodically turns on for whatever reason.
    03-08-2011 12:01 PM
  5. jin5's Avatar
    so if android already auto shuts off 3g when wifi is used, how does it get SMS? does it auto use 1x / 2g instead??

    thanks!
    03-08-2011 08:51 PM
  6. Forgetful's Avatar
    so if android already auto shuts off 3g when wifi is used, how does it get SMS? does it auto use 1x / 2g instead??

    thanks!
    Calls and text come over the same radio, Not 3G or wifi
    03-08-2011 09:41 PM
  7. irish22022's Avatar
    I've never heard of Android doing automated screen states like you folks are explaining.

    Superpower is the best app for this. Check xda.
    03-08-2011 10:36 PM
  8. jin5's Avatar
    thanks for quick reply!
    03-08-2011 10:50 PM
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