1. heath patrick's Avatar
    Can somebody help me figure this out. Wi-Fi is draining my battery and I'm not even using Wi-Fi. I have unlimited data with Verizon and today I left my Wi-Fi off. You can see from the screenshots Wi-Fi is draining my battery even though it's off.
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    09-15-2016 11:17 PM
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    09-15-2016 11:20 PM
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    09-15-2016 11:20 PM
  4. tx_tuff's Avatar
    Go to settings, click on Location. At the top right of that screen click on menu button (the three dots), a window with "Scanning" will pop up. Click on that, you will go to a screen that you can turn off Wi-Fi scanning and Bluetooth scanning. Even when you have Wi-Fi turned off in your regular settings it will stay on for Wi-Fi scanning that makes your GPS faster and more accurate.

    By the way I wouldn't say that 193 mAh in almost 8 hours is draining your battery down.
    09-16-2016 01:40 AM
  5. heath patrick's Avatar
    Thanks just turned them off. Was that something new to this phone or has that been in Android for a little while. I've never noticed it before.
    09-16-2016 05:15 AM
  6. tx_tuff's Avatar
    Thanks just turned them off. Was that something new to this phone or has that been in Android for a little while. I've never noticed it before.
    To be honest I have no idea.
    09-16-2016 05:28 AM
  7. Revolutionary's Avatar
    Been there for a while.
    09-16-2016 09:25 AM
  8. heath patrick's Avatar
    Thanks that did it Wi-Fi is not even showing up in my usage anymore.
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    09-16-2016 01:33 PM
  9. mobrules's Avatar
    Thanks that did it Wi-Fi is not even showing up in my usage anymore.

    I have noticed a few times after using GPS that wifi scanning will be turned back on. I had to go in and shut it back off.
    09-16-2016 04:31 PM

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