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Wi-Fi consumes power even when switched off; soon after Factory Reset

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  • Last Updated 09/04/2015

Wi-Fi consumes power even when switched off; soon after Factory Reset

 

 

symptom Symptom

 

          ■ Steps to Reproduce

              1) Factory reset the phone
              2) Finish the startup widget with default values
              3) Go to Settings > Battery > Tap on battery icon to see “Battery Use” details

              ※ Notice that “Wi-Fi” application is consuming power even if Wi-Fi is already in Off condition

 

cause Cause

 

        Location” and “Allow Wi-Fi Scanning” options are default ON after Factory Reset.

              This allows the Wi-Fi applications to scan for available channels even when Wi-Fi is in Switched off condition.

 

           wi-fi swith off

 

how to fix How to fix

   

          ■ Switch off the “Location” and/or “Allow Wi-Fi Scanning” option

 

          ■ Steps to Switch off “Allow Wi-Fi Scanning” option:

              - Settings > Wi-Fi > Options > Advanced Wi-Fi

 

             wi-fi switch off

 

              ※ Note: The option can be found with different text in different models

                  e.g.: “Allow Wi-Fi Scanning”, “Scanning always available”

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