1. Self Made's Avatar
    My Nexus 5X started turning off Wi-Fi when it sleeps in early September.

    Since I have it forward texts to my computer this shuts down that functionality. Also, every time I start using it it wants to catch up on all the things it missed downloading.

    I played with the Wi-Fi on sleep setting and restarting the phone but it still only turns on Wi-Fi when I wake the phone.

    Any idea how to fix this?
    09-14-2017 09:55 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Moved from the Nougat forum to the Nexus 5X forum.

    Any power-saving modes turned on, or 3rd party power-saving apps installed?
    09-15-2017 09:14 PM
  3. Self Made's Avatar
    I don't think I changed anything, and I don't have any power-saving apps. I've looked through the settings. I could turn off power optimization for Android System now, but I've never played with that before.
    09-15-2017 10:39 PM
  4. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Does it happen in Safe Mode as well? https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/2852139?hl=en
    09-15-2017 10:57 PM
  5. Self Made's Avatar
    It persists in safe mode.

    I have "WiFi Connection Manager" installed, but the problem persisted when I uninstalled it. That app did seem to make the WiFi connection flash on and off after I reinstalled it till I changed one of its settings.
    09-15-2017 11:24 PM
  6. B. Diddy's Avatar
    If it's happening in Safe Mode, then something could be wrong with the firmware. Have you already tried a cache partition wipe, or a factory reset?
    09-16-2017 12:22 PM
  7. Self Made's Avatar
    I went into Settings/Storage and deleted cached data. Is that what you mean by "cache partition wipe?" It didn't help.

    No, I haven't tried a factory reset yet.
    09-18-2017 09:57 PM
  8. Self Made's Avatar
    I think only the 5 GHz radio is glitchy, so I'm trying it on 2.4 GHz now.
    09-18-2017 10:45 PM
  9. B. Diddy's Avatar
    No, this is what I mean by a cache partition wipe: https://www.androidpit.com/how-to-cl...n-the-nexus-5x. It won't affect your personal data.
    09-19-2017 09:50 AM
  10. can3gxw's Avatar
    Check your advanced WiFi settings and make sure it is set to always on, never sleep.
    09-19-2017 12:09 PM

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