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Description:
Smart WiFi Toggler is an application designed to control your phone's WiFi using location based rules. Its aim is to conserve battery and minimize data charges by turning WiFi off when not connected to a network, and turning it on when a known hotspot is present. It constantly learns where your hotspots are located to make its decisions.
It's a very useful application if you frequently forget to turn WiFi off when leaving a hotspot, or if you want to automatically switch from mobile data to WiFi to conserve battery whenever you're back into a hotspot.

Hope you enjoy using Smart WiFi Toggler as much as I enjoyed building it!

*** I am happy to add support for more languages. If you are willing to help with the translation, please drop me an email. Thanks. ***


Features:
- Automatically learns your WiFi hotspot locations.
- Turns WiFi off when disconnected from WiFi network.
- Automatically turns WiFi on when near a known hotspot.
- Uses your network location. No GPS battery drain.
- Provides the ability to control "auto-connect" behavior for each hotspot.
- Ability to lock WiFi to a disabled state.
- Warning notification and auto-locking WiFi when a hotspot is down.
- History and logging, in addition to a view of what is going on under the hood.

Market Link (Still on 2.2.10): Click here

Bug report & Questions:
Any questions you have or bugs you would like to report, you may post it here or contact me on the app's developer email. I will try to get back to you as soon as I can.

Changelog
v2.3
- Brand new UI.
- Performance tweaks.
- Bug fixes.
- Added Spanish, Hungarian, Hebrew, Japanese, and Turkish languages. Thanks to Carlos Filoteo, Laszlo Horvath, Yev Gavrikov, Kayoko Sawada, and Fikret Sadak!

v2.2.10
- Added a new statistics screen.
- Better toggler accuracy for devices with a barometer.
- Added Danish, Traditional and Simplified Chinese language support. (Thanks to nodjack (xda), Bryan Yang and Eclipse!)
- Ability to change the app's language from the settings.
- Replaced Tips with an online FAQ.
- Google Analytics to help improve the app.
- Bug fixes.
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Great idea!

If I understood correctly from the screenshots, the app will shut down wifi when the connection is lost. How does it know when the device is back to hotspot area? By using gps locations?
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Great idea!

If I understood correctly from the screenshots, the app will shut down wifi when the connection is lost. How does it know when the device is back to hotspot area? By using gps locations?
GPS is not used. It uses your network location. It's not 100% accurate, but the aim was to use as little battery as possible. GPS would not have fit that criteria.
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Actually that's what I wanted to hear because, as you say, gps would spoil the idea of battery saving.

Now I really have to try this!
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Cool app bro. You finally released it to the public. I will definitely check it out. You guys should probably try it. There is very hard work in it. Keep up the good work.
 
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Anyone else getting "unable to process purchase" from the market??
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Anyone else getting "unable to process purchase" from the market??
Nope
Current Crop of Devices:
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Finally got it working. It was my fault. :P

Now it's crashing on me when I select the start button. On an evo 3d running cm9.
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Finally got it working. It was my fault. :P

Now it's crashing on me when I select the start button. On an evo 3d running cm9.
Well that's no good. Please send me your logcat trace. I'll try to find out why that's happening.

Edit: I just saw the crash report. Do you have a CDMA phone? If so, it won't work. Currently, it only works on GSM. I should have mentioned that, sorry.
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Awwww! Yes it's cmda. I'm sad now, all the other apps like this are out dated. Oh well, keep up the good work coughcmdacough :P
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