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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-08-2010
My Device: 9800 Torch
My Carrier: Vodafone

Torch usage on wifi over grps



Can anyone please assist?


I have recently upgraded to a Torch and I am finding that when I am in the vacinity of a wifi hotspot, including my home wifi, the phone recognises this and shows I am connected, however when I use the web for browsing or youtube apps etc, the phone connects via 3G/gprs and not the wifi.


Can anyone please advise me how I can set up the phone to amend this?


Many thanks.



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Posts: 2,077
Registered: ‎10-10-2010
My Device: Priv
My Carrier: Three UK

Re: Torch usage on wifi over grps

Possibly a dumb one... but how do you know its using data over 3G rather than wifi if you are connected to both?

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My Device: Passport • Z30 • Z10 • Torch9850 • Playbook
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Re: Torch usage on wifi over grps

The Torch (and Blackberrys with WiFi) when connected to a WiFi router will always, by default, use the WiFi connection for the data transfer.

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