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    Do these use battery if these are kept on. What are they
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    Most of those have nothing to do with the operation of your phone. "Call network search", for example, is info for your carrier to use in improving cell signal. These are all I have on.


    And, yes, some that use location will use battery. If you use "Share My Location", then you might turn that on.
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    Default System services. on or off

    This may help.
    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201357
    There's a description of these all somewhere. I'm searching.
    Here.
    http://www.idownloadblog.com/2016/01...tion-services/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ledsteplin View Post
    Most of those have nothing to do with the operation of your phone. "Call network search", for example, is info for your carrier to use in improving cell signal. These are all I have on.
    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2016...aa87eb6939.png

    And, yes, some that use location will use battery. If you use "Share My Location", then you might turn that on.
    How do you get the minus wi-fi number at the top of the screen? Is the bigger the number the better signal you have
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    How do you get the minus wi-fi number at the top of the screen? Is the bigger the number the better signal you have. I have AT&T if that helps
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    How do you get the minus wi-fi number at the top of the screen? Is the bigger the number the better signal you have
    My -114 is not as good as -80. -80 is like 4 or 5 bars/dots. -114 is 2 dots.
    Directions to use the numeric:
    http://osxdaily.com/2012/08/20/field...ength-numbers/
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    Do you see any advantage staying with the dots versus the field test
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    Do you see any advantage staying with the dots versus the field test
    Numeric is more precise. As the article says, "Once you get the hang of reading the numbers, youíll find itís much more accurate, and it becomes easier to predict when you may drop a call or start to get a bad signal or connection, which creates the weird artifacts and sounds on phone calls, often before it starts to cut out or even drop completely. That typically starts happening around -110 or so, before dropping the connection or call completely if it hits -120 to -130."

    But I use the numeric mostly because I think it looks cool. LOL
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    It doesn't hurt your phone does it. Lol
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    It doesn't hurt your phone does it. Lol
    No. LOL. I have it where I can tap it and change it back and forth.
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    After reading the article I can't figure out to keep the numbers at the top without quitting field test.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Cook5 View Post
    After reading the article I can't figure out to keep the numbers at the top without quitting field test.
    This is how

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