Wi-Fi consumes power even when switched off; soon after Factory Reset
■ Steps to Reproduce
1) Factory reset the phone
2) Finish the startup widget with default values
3) Go to
> Tap on battery icon to see “
※ Notice that “Wi-Fi” application is consuming power even if Wi-Fi is already in Off condition
■ “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.
How to fix
■ Switch off the “Location” and/or “Allow Wi-Fi Scanning” option
Steps to Switch off “
Allow Wi-Fi Scanning
- Settings > Wi-Fi > Options > Advanced Wi-Fi
The option can be found with different text in different models
e.g.: “Allow Wi-Fi Scanning”, “Scanning always available”
If the problem is not resolved, please call LG Support representative on 1800-180 -9999 (Toll Free)
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