1. Exe44's Avatar
    HTC EVO 4G LTE Get Started manual in the Battery-Saving Tips states disable Wi-Fi on the phone when youre not using them (page 34)
    So what happened to the logic that we should keep Wi-Fi on when we are in range of the wireless router, because an active 3G connection consumes more power than an active Wi-Fi connection?
    05-26-2012 11:49 PM
  2. Judynnnn's Avatar
    But if there isn't wifi where you're at,its just wasting battery.

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    05-26-2012 11:54 PM
  3. ericj12's Avatar
    HTC EVO 4G LTE Get Started manual in the Battery-Saving Tips states disable Wi-Fi on the phone when youre not using them (page 34)
    So what happened to the logic that we should keep Wi-Fi on when we are in range of the wireless router, because an active 3G connection consumes more power than an active Wi-Fi connection?
    yeah i think that means turn off wifi when you know you arent using it, otherwise your phone will constantly search for a wifi connection...
    05-26-2012 11:56 PM
  4. Exe44's Avatar
    Thank you Judynnnn.

    I agree with you that it makes no sense to keep this setting on when there is not Wi-Fi.

    My question refers to a situation at home where there is Wi-Fi.
    05-27-2012 12:01 AM
  5. ericj12's Avatar
    Thank you Judynnnn.

    I agree with you that it makes no sense to keep this setting on when there is not Wi-Fi.

    My question refers to a situation at home where there is Wi-Fi.
    oh in that case, yes, leave it on wifi. i stayed home all day today with my phone on wifi, and was messing with it for almost the entire day, surfing the web, playing games, testing out apps, etc. i unplugged my phone around 9:00 this morning and i didnt have to plug it back in until about 11:00 tonight, and that was with heavy use all day.
    05-27-2012 12:06 AM
  6. KoukiFC3S's Avatar
    Keep WiFi on when you can connect to an access point. it will use much less battery than on 3G.
    05-27-2012 12:26 AM
  7. cloak.n.dagger's Avatar
    I never turn off wifi. I'm at 5% after 13hrs 28mins. I have been on wifi for maybe 40% of the day. Don't think leaving wifi on, even when not in use, will hurt you much in battery department (based on my experience today).
    05-27-2012 12:39 AM
  8. Judynnnn's Avatar
    As soon as I get home I turn off the mobile network and leave wifi on.:-)

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    05-27-2012 01:54 AM
  9. Judacles's Avatar
    I've also been leaving WiFi on all day.. I have a very specific reason why. It may drain the battery ever so slightly during parts of the day when I'm not around WiFi, but if I do turn it off, I invariably forget to turn it back on when I AM around WiFi. I have found in experience that the battery savings from having WiFi on when you can use it, FAR outweigh the battery savings you get from keeping WiFi off when you're not.
    05-27-2012 02:26 AM
  10. crxssi's Avatar
    I've also been leaving WiFi on all day.. I have a very specific reason why. It may drain the battery ever so slightly during parts of the day when I'm not around WiFi, but if I do turn it off, I invariably forget to turn it back on when I AM around WiFi. I have found in experience that the battery savings from having WiFi on when you can use it, FAR outweigh the battery savings you get from keeping WiFi off when you're not.
    +1, this is exactly my experience and reasoning with the Evo 4G and Evo 3D. (It will be with the Evo LTE too, if I ever get mine)
    05-27-2012 08:54 AM
  11. dtreo's Avatar
    +1, this is exactly my experience and reasoning with the Evo 4G and Evo 3D. (It will be with the Evo LTE too, if I ever get mine)
    Does the EVO LTE still have the handy widgets to toggle 4G, WiFi, GPS, airplane mode on/off? Stock ICS doesn't, but needs these for the GNex.
    05-27-2012 09:00 AM
  12. yocubed's Avatar
    It does there is a power control widget that controls wifi, Bluetooth, etc.
    I personally use switch pro widget
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    05-27-2012 09:27 AM
  13. Glenn's Avatar
    Does the EVO LTE still have the handy widgets to toggle 4G, WiFi, GPS, airplane mode on/off? Stock ICS doesn't, but needs these for the GNex.
    HTC provides the toggle widgets for Airplane Mode, Bluetooth, Data Roaming, GPS, Mobile Network, Sprint Hotspot, and Wi-Fi.

    There's no longer a specific toggle widget for 4G, so you'll have to turn that on/off by going into the settings.
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    05-29-2012 01:45 AM
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