Starting WIFI while on a call?

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  1. Cowpoke

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    I have an issue where if I'm on a call, I cant fire up WIFI. However, if I'm already connected when i start the call then wifi stays connected and works just fine. But should I drop my wifi at any point while on that call I'm stuck until i hang up. It just says it is searching for an IP addy.

    Anyone else have this issue?
     
  2. natediddy1120

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    I'm pretty sure the Droid is not capable of handling data and voice connections at the same time....
     
  3. Matth3w

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    3G no, but you can be on WiFi, it doesn't use the same signal. I was searching for apps while talking to my wife tonight on the phone.
     
  4. Cowpoke

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    You can certainly have wifi running while on a call. I do it all the time... well until my connection drops that is, then I'm stuck on my 2 hour conference call with no entartainment ;-)
     
  5. KZIWarrior

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    You can indeed (as the above have stated) use wi-fi and make a phone call but I have seen elsewhere that wi-fi must already be started :frown:. Not sure if it's a fault of the Android OS or just the ROMs that we have but it's a known issue. If it's going to be a long call just excuse yourself for a minute and them them you'll call the right back (i.e. after you activate your wifi, lol):icon_ banana:.
     
  6. Cowpoke

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    Thanks KZI, I didn't know if that was a normal issue or just something wacky with my phone.
     
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    just tested this...started a call....hit home...turned on and connected wifi...i was still connected to both my call and the net...i was able to surf and talk...love this phone
     
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    Cool, what ROM are you running? must have been fixed somewhere along the line (or by one of the chefs). I haven't had to try it lately as I usually have my wifi on.
     
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    stock rom :-D
     
  10. natediddy1120

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    I didn't know that guys...thanx

    I very rarely use wifi so thats probably why I didn't know... :)