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3G, WiFi, and the Lock Screen. A story by #8.
Or a question rather.
I have noticed something a little strange about waking my phone up from sleep mode. I'm at my house with full WiFi connectivity and 3 full "bars" (semi-circles) of Wi-Fi strength and NEVER below 2. Well, every time I set my phone down for a bit and come back I press the sleep/wake button or the home button and for a fraction of a second the Network Identifier (the one that says "3F" or the Wi-Fi symbol or the 1x symbol) says 3G. Before I can blink it goes back to the Wi-Fi symbol, but that makes me wonder. Is the phone really using Wi-Fi when it is sleeping or what? Anyone else have their phone do this?
EDIT: Upon browsing MacRumors, this is actually what happens. The phone turns off Wi-Fi when sleeping to save battery. All sleeping data (e-mails etc.) are sent via 3G. No big deal as we VZW folks have unlimited. Glad I'm not crazy. Did anyone else notice this?
Last edited by Darth-gamer; 02-18-2011 at 01:41 PM.
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