X forgets wifi is turned on?

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    I notice sometimes after I leave wifi on, and don't use my phone for say an hour or two, when I quickly go to market or the web, it uses 3g and then wifi starts after a period of time. Has anyone noticed this?
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    Settings > Wireless & Networks > WiFi Settings > Menu Key > Advanced > WiFi sleep policy

    Set this to never.

    That might not be the exact path, it's been a while since I was on Stock.
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    Does X even have that stock?
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    It sure does.
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    The reason it does that op, is because 3G uses less power than wifi when idle. This is by design.
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    Yes it is there. Just look.
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    I don't have an X; that's why I asked.
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    True, but I find that the difference is negligible, and I would rather just be on WiFi all the time.
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    Oh my B, replied from my phone, couldn't see your phone and assumed you had a X.
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    3g uses less power than wifi?
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    When idle, yes.

    It is better to use wifi though, the phone just automatically switches wifi off when you're not using it to save power.
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    you can also try Y5-battery saver...seems to do the trick for me
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