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    Default wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    ive noticed that recently when my phone has its screen off and has been idle for a while that i get disconnected from my wifi router but then reconnected again when i use my phone for like 5 sec. whats up with this? i have a sprint gs3 with 4.1.1
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Goto settings>wireless & networks click menu goto advanced and set the wifi sleep policy too never go off when asleep it's meant to save battery but is super annoying

    Sent from my LG-VM701 using Android Central Forums
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Like the post above said you can it by going to settings > tap on your wifi (like if you were looking to select your network) > menu then advanced. Option is there.



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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    I swear I need to reinstall this app... Doesn't always let me add photo lol.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    thanks a bunch. lol thought i knew the ins and outs of this phone too
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Thanks! It helped fix mine as well.

    Will this indeed affect battery life? Have you noticed any difference or is the difference negligible?
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Quote Originally Posted by jlj93byu View Post
    Thanks! It helped fix mine as well.

    Will this indeed affect battery life? Have you noticed any difference or is the difference negligible?
    You should be fine. It should actually help to since you be connecting and disconnecting from WiFi constantly every time you go to use your phone.

    Sent from my Sprint S3 using AC forums.
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    Smile Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Thats my problem too. But i find this.


    https://play.google.com/store/search...+Keeper&c=apps


    It keeps connecting me on WiFi with the screen off or Idle

    If doest work, thats not my problem

    I Hope It Helps
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    i am not one of the pros on this site but i did have this samw problem with my data connection leaving anytime my phone screen would shut off there is an app if you have put go launcher on your phone it shuts off all data to save power called go power master in this app if you have it on your phone or any other power saving mod is probly where you need to check forthese settings
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Hi,
    I am sorry, I cannot find WiFi advance setting on my S3. My firmware version is 4.1.2

    Thanks,

    - - - Updated - - -

    Hi,
    I am sorry, I cannot find WiFi advance setting on my S3. My firmware version is 4.1.2

    Thanks,
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Go To Settings, tap WiFi. Tap the menu button. Advanced should be there.
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Hi, I am having the same problem. I went to advanced wifi settings and did the option that the above said but it still happens? What should I do? Thanks
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Another little trick is to disable wifi power saving mode. Open your dialer and input: *#0011# then press the menu key, and choose wifi, then tap the little button that says "on", it'll restart wifi and the power save mode will be disabled. I'm not exactly sure what the power saving mode does, but it doesn't say "preparing network" as often as it used to.
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Thats my problem to WIFI
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Welcome to the forums!
    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamed14 View Post
    Thats my problem to
    Your Wi-Fi screen looks different than mine, but you can try pressing the Menu button, select Advanced and look for an option named 'Keep Wi-Fi on during sleep' - set it to 'Always'.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    The problem is not fixed Wi-Fi
    The problem is that my phone's Wi-Fi can not search for points of distribution of Wi-Fi


    Please solution if possible ...
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    Quote Originally Posted by Mohamed14 View Post
    The problem is that my phone's Wi-Fi can not search for points of distribution of Wi-Fi
    You're saying that no Wi-Fi access points are listed, or that you can't connect to any of the ones that are listed?

    Did Wi-Fi ever work correctly?
    Does the Wi-Fi icon show up in the Status bar? (I didn't see it in your screenshot.) If so, how many bars (curved lines) are shown?
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    Default Re: wifi goes off when the phone goes idle

    the Wifi icon not show up in the Statusbar
    The problem he isn't Looking for Wifi
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