1. razza1987's Avatar
    Hey everyone. I have a question that I was curious about.

    When not using the phone like when you are going to sleep or something should you turn your Wi-Fi off. What does the phone drain more in standby using? Wi-Fi or 4G coverage?
    06-10-2015 05:33 PM
  2. Almeuit's Avatar
    About the same. LTE only drains a lot when on a weak signal. If it is a good / strong signal LTE drains about as much as wifi.
    06-10-2015 05:37 PM
  3. makaroni's Avatar
    I turn mine off at night or when I'm not using it and noticed a difference. Significant? Not sure but I noticed a slower battery drain.

    Galaxy S6 Gang
    06-10-2015 05:57 PM
  4. Gator352's Avatar
    Significant for me.

    Posted via the Android Central App
    06-10-2015 06:11 PM
  5. edubb256's Avatar
    You should not get lower battery drain by turning off wifi unless you have apps set to sync only on wifi, or a buggy program causing wifi drain.

    And if you don't have a strong 4G signal, turning off wifi will increase battery drain as the phone will increase its transmit power level to compensate for a weak 4G signal.
    06-10-2015 07:35 PM
  6. jcp007's Avatar
    Smart Network switch off. WiFi on only when needed.
    06-10-2015 07:43 PM
  7. Erm10's Avatar
    Makes no difference for me. And why should I have to shut things off when I out my phone down for the night? That's just silly.
    06-10-2015 08:16 PM
  8. Erm10's Avatar
    *Put* not out
    06-10-2015 08:17 PM

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