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[Q] WIFI battery usage

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Default [Q] WIFI battery usage

Airplane mode on, WIFI on , sleep policy off.


18 Hours / 40 Percent

WIFI 42%
Phone Idle 35%
Display 13%

I ran my OG droid at home with wifi on since it came out and usage on the OG was typically 2-3% of battery. What gives?

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Airplane mode on, WIFI on , sleep policy off.


18 Hours / 40 Percent

WIFI 42%
Phone Idle 35%
Display 13%

I ran my OG droid at home with wifi on since it came out and usage on the OG was typically 2-3% of battery. What gives?

Thanks,
alan
My battery is not the best either, and I think it's the WiFi scanning too frequently (if not constantly). I need to run more tests, but I feel like if you are not connected to a WiFi signal, you should turn WiFi off immediately. That's what I'm seeing anyways.
 
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I have my phone switch over to WiFi when I'm @ home (I use Locale to automagically do it for me) and shut off when I'm away. I also have the search for open networks unchecked in the WiFi settings. I figure the constant scanning has to be eating up some batt.
 
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I suggest using an app like auto wifi toggle just checks for wifi every so often then turns it off if it is not found and if you have no wifi connection it turns off as well.

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Open Network notify is turned off, and I do use the native wifi toggle. Wifi on at home, airplane mode for the 3g/LTE enabled.
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