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Help Gingerbread Wireless Issues

nigsy

Android Enthusiast
Feb 22, 2011
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Hi since I've got the GB update yesterday battery performance has been terrible. It seems to be the wireless / data connection...it can't make up it's mind what needs to be on and is constantly switching between data and wireless.

I cant turn the wireless off through any of the settings, it just comes straight back on again!!

I have had to charge it 2 times from flat since 10am yesterday with hardly any usage.

I was getting over a day on a single charge before upgrade???
 
I read on here a while back that in doing the Gingerbread update, someone had moved the WiFi signal threshold at which the phone decides the 3G signal is better up a bit. This means that the phone will drop the connection and move to the mobile network when there's still a viable and useful WiFi signal.

Pain in the bum for me, I can be sitting in the lounge and the WiFi will drop out, never used to before GB. Also, a number of apps I have don't seem to be too happy when this happens.

I'd love to just change that threshold to something more sensible, which I think can be done, but you need to root the phone first. Unless HTC are planning a fix, of course..

Al.
 
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I read on here a while back that in doing the Gingerbread update, someone had moved the WiFi signal threshold at which the phone decides the 3G signal is better up a bit. This means that the phone will drop the connection and move to the mobile network when there's still a viable and useful WiFi signal.

Pain in the bum for me, I can be sitting in the lounge and the WiFi will drop out, never used to before GB. Also, a number of apps I have don't seem to be too happy when this happens.

I'd love to just change that threshold to something more sensible, which I think can be done, but you need to root the phone first. Unless HTC are planning a fix, of course..

Al.
I agree it does this read my post on my take on the GB update
 
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