Looking for easy way to find WiFi ON/OFF switch

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    I wanted to surf the web and I couldn't figure out how to turn WiFi on. I remember shutting it off to save the battery, but I could not find the bar that turns on/off: WiFi, BT, Sound, Brightness. Where does it hide? I went to the Main Menu, scrollled left, then back to Main menu, scrolled right. I did not see it. I started touch this and that; sudenly it appeared. Is there an easy way of finding it?

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    use the power control widget? easy as can be...
     
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    i use power control or beautiful widgets - the beautiful widget is a 1x1 thats just an on/off switch
     
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    I downloaded quick settings from the market. It controls ringer, bluetooth, brightness, gps, wifi...etc...
     
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    i never knew about quick settings. thanks for that one
     
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    If you use Quick Profiles (which is a very handy and free app to make lots of settings changes all at once - like making everything loud in your car, everything quiet for work, and medium loudness for normal situations), you can make a profile that just turns Wifi On, Wifi Off, or just toggle the current Wifi State.

    Very handy for lots of reasons, but for the wifi radio too.

    -Warr
     
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    +1 Can't get much easier than that :)
     
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    You don't have to turn on Wifi to surf the web......though it will typically be faster than the 3G data service.
     
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    How did you download Quick Settings? I typed Quick Settings into Google - found the wbsite; Registered/ Activated /Logged on/ Searched for Quuick Settings and found it. But I couldn't download the Quick Settings; feel stupid; what do I need to clickon?

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    There should be an icon in your app drawer that looks like a yellow gear that is labeled quick settings. I keep it on my home page. Click on the icon and you will get a list of things you can turn on and off. It also tells you the battery % and has a flashlight button in there
     
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    Where's the Power Widget?

    Clicked Home button
    Pushed gray rectangle upward
    Looked for Power Widget ...... none there.
    How can it be I don't have Power Widget

    kc
     
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    You have to long press on an empty space on a home screen, select widgets, then select the power control widget. then find soemwhere on a home screen to place it and then ur good to go
     
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    Also make sure you have enough room. It takes up 1 whole row of space.
     
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    It amazes me how many people don't know about the power control widget and look to download an apps for it instead.
     
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