1. CraesheTurbo's Avatar
    Hey guys, have a note 8, so I was wanting some advice. I leave GPS on all day long, need it for work.

    I want an app that will auto turn off/on WiFi when I leave or enter selected GPS coordinates essentially.

    When I leave my home WiFi network, I use the phone internet until I get back home, but want an to turn the wifi antenna off and on when I get there.

    Any suggestions?

    Lots of apps in the play store, was seeing if y'all had direct advice.
    01-30-2018 09:41 PM
  2. digitalbreak's Avatar
    May be create a Bixby command like "leaving home" and set to turn off WiFi when you leave home or just say "Bixby leaving home" and it will do it.
    bassplayrguy likes this.
    01-30-2018 09:45 PM
  3. KruseLudsMobile's Avatar
    Hey guys, have a note 8, so I was wanting some advice. I leave GPS on all day long, need it for work.

    I want an app that will auto turn off/on WiFi when I leave or enter selected GPS coordinates essentially.

    When I leave my home WiFi network, I use the phone internet until I get back home, but want an to turn the wifi antenna off and on when I get there.

    Any suggestions?

    Lots of apps in the play store, was seeing if y'all had direct advice.
    Install and use IFTTT (If This Then That). Create two objects - one that is called when you enter an area, and one called when you leave that area. First pick IF, and that would be LOCATION, then "When I enter an area", then pick THAT, which you would select as "Android" and then "Turn WiFi On" (or Off if you selected "When I leave an area."). Let me know what you think... I use it for turning on and off WiFi when arriving or leaving areas that have it, for turning my phone volume down and vibrate on when I get to work, then turning the volume back up when I leave work, etc.
    01-30-2018 09:52 PM
  4. Gayle Lynn's Avatar
    May be create a Bixby command like "leaving home" and set to turn off WiFi when you leave home or just say "Bixby leaving home" and it will do it.
    Bix can use one command, leaving home, to turn down smart thermostat, enable settings, set airplane mode, sent sms to someone (know when you arrive).... Seem only limit is imagination. Bixby 2.0 will drop soon part of Oreo - I think.
    01-31-2018 03:50 AM
  5. chanchan05's Avatar
    Tasker, Llama, GreenPower, IFTT...

    All of these can do that.
    01-31-2018 03:51 AM
  6. KruseLudsMobile's Avatar
    Bix can use one command, leaving home, to turn down smart thermostat, enable settings, set airplane mode, sent sms to someone (know when you arrive).... Seem only limit is imagination. Bixby 2.0 will drop soon part of Oreo - I think.
    Yes but you have to tell it... IFTTT with location does it in the background with no human interaction needed.
    01-31-2018 06:57 AM
  7. tatootie67's Avatar
    Tasker is still King for automation IMHO
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    01-31-2018 09:25 AM
  8. CraesheTurbo's Avatar
    ifttt is the sh!t!!!! So many pre loaded option made. and the wifi on/off based on gps was the first option!

    Thanks y'all!
    KruseLudsMobile likes this.
    01-31-2018 09:44 AM
  9. jkarwow's Avatar
    Wi-Fi Power Saver from the play store will turn off but turning back on is a manual process.
    01-31-2018 07:23 PM
  10. ERH16's Avatar
    Hey guys, have a note 8, so I was wanting some advice. I leave GPS on all day long, need it for work.

    I want an app that will auto turn off/on WiFi when I leave or enter selected GPS coordinates essentially.

    Any suggestions?
    Not an app nor automatic, but how about programming an NFC tag to toggle wireless on / off?
    02-22-2018 05:48 AM
  11. ajw6381's Avatar
    I have an unlocked note 8 SM-N950U1. My phone turns off automatically when I'm not home and turns it back on when I get home. I have aggressive switching turned on, I think that is all that is needed.
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    02-22-2018 10:12 AM
  12. king's Avatar
    I rely on my "I'm leaving" Bixby quick command to turn it off as well as quite a few other commands I want changed while I'm away from home. When I get home I tell Bixby "I'm home" and my settings change back to desired settings.
    02-22-2018 11:14 AM
  13. raoulteeuwen's Avatar
    I want an app that will auto turn off/on WiFi when I leave or enter selected GPS coordinates essentially.
    I still use https://lifehacker.com/5963802/smart...-automatically
    06-12-2018 12:24 PM
  14. recDNA's Avatar
    How is IFTTT monetized? I don't want to be infested with ads. In order to turn wifi on and off by location it must always run in the background. Doesn't this mitigate any power savings gained by turning off wifi?
    06-12-2018 12:42 PM
  15. TabGuy's Avatar
    Just install AutomatIT. It will do this and much more. I have it turn off wifi when my phone connects to my car's bluetooth and back on again when it disconnects. It can also do geo fencing as you requested.

    It can also speak alarms. For example, if I leave the den window open after 9pm I have Smartthings send a message and AutomatIT intercepts the message and says out loud, "The den window is open, close it before you go to bed."

    Check here... https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...It.mainPackage
    06-12-2018 03:02 PM
  16. 7h3d34f0n3's Avatar
    How is IFTTT monetized? I don't want to be infested with ads. In order to turn wifi on and off by location it must always run in the background. Doesn't this mitigate any power savings gained by turning off wifi?
    I use IFTTT for switching on/off wifi. I do not see any ads with this app.
    06-12-2018 03:44 PM
  17. recDNA's Avatar
    I use IFTTT for switching on/off wifi. I do not see any ads with this app.
    how do they make $? they have access to everything. do they sell it?
    06-12-2018 03:53 PM
  18. bbgpsuser's Avatar
    how do they make $? they have access to everything. do they sell it?
    Apparently living off their funding and a new partner program. https://www.quora.com/How-does-IFTTT...aron-Disibio-3
    06-13-2018 08:42 AM
  19. recDNA's Avatar
    They have access to everything on the phone hmmm
    06-13-2018 08:55 AM
  20. srvctec's Avatar
    Could have sworn I already posted in this thread but maybe it was a similar one.

    I've been using this flawlessly on my N8 since I got it release weekend back in September. It just works.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...in.wifiAutoOff
    06-14-2018 01:47 PM
  21. Ryano89's Avatar
    The built in Adaptive WiFi already does this for me everyday
    06-14-2018 05:27 PM

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