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Old 01-22-2010, 04:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What do you set the 8530 to so that it auto scans wifi hotspots when i am out roaming around? It seems like i have to manually scan every location...is that right?
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I don't think you have to manually scan. It will eventually find the network closest to you. If you want it faster, then you have to scan for it.
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I don't think you have to manually scan. It will eventually find the network closest to you. If you want it faster, then you have to scan for it.
is there a setting for auto scan because I get no notification asking me if i want to connect.
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Auto scanning is what kills battery life on other PDA's. You need to scan for a WiFi network and select the one you want. If it is a location you go to regularly - book store, coffee shop, bar, etc - once you save that WiFi network it will auto-connect when the device senses it.
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