Keep Wi-Fi connection active when device switches to sleep mode

Article ID: 03245076

Issue / Question

How-To: Keep Wi-Fi connection active when device switches to sleep mode

Applicable To

CE WM WEH Windows Mobile

Resolution / Answer

The only way to keep a Wi-Fi wireless network connection active is to prevent the device from suspending.

This can be done in the devices power settings

Examples

MC92 WEH 6.5
Tap : Start > Settings > System > Power > Advanced (tab)
Un-check "Turn off device if not used for"



MC92 CE7.0
Tap: Start > Settings > Control Panel > Power > Advanced (Tab)
Un-check "Turn off device if not used for"



XT15 CE6.0
Tap: Start > Settings > Control Panel > Power > Suspend (Tab)
Suspend Timeout = Never  



XT15 WEH 6.5 
Tap: Start > Settings > Power > Advanced (tab)
Un-check "Turn off device if not used for"

+ Applicable Products

  • MC3100 Mobile Computer
  • MC3200 Mobile Computer
  • MC55A0
  • MC55X
  • MC9190-G Mobile Computer
  • MC9200 Mobile Computer
  • MC9500-K Mobile Computer
  • Omnii XT15
  • Workabout Pro 3
  • Workabout Pro 4 Mobile Computer