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by rs77
Wed Jun 10, 2015 12:10 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]
Replies: 81
Views: 30971

Re: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]

personally i dont know any smartphone who can stay alive 2 days without charging if using wifi, even on standby My Samsung Galaxy S5 gets 2-3 days on normal usage (3-4 hours screen time) when connected to other Wifi networks. This is reduced to 1-2 days and 2-3 hours screen time when connected to a...
by rs77
Mon Apr 06, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]
Replies: 81
Views: 30971

Re: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]

Hundreds of thousands or millions mobile devices are connected Mikrotik APs and experience this battery drain and cannot figure out why. It is not only us in this thread that has pinpointed the issue that has problems. Mikrotik, it has been over two years since this "feature" was reported. Do you ha...
by rs77
Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]
Replies: 81
Views: 30971

Re: Wifi keeps mobile device awake?

I got this information from Uldis also for those interested:

"... those are wireless keepalive messages and it is not possible to disable."
"... we have added this feature in the to-do list, we will try to add in in one of the RouterOS releases as an option."
by rs77
Fri Jan 11, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]
Replies: 81
Views: 30971

Re: Wifi keeps mobile device awake?

I think you need to enable WMM so that powersave can kick in
Hi TrollMan, thank you very much for the suggestion. However it did not make any difference, the packets are still sent every 20-30 seconds.
by rs77
Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:04 am
Forum: Wireless Networking
Topic: Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]
Replies: 81
Views: 30971

Wifi keeps mobile device awake? [keepalive packets]

Hello, I have been experiencing strange behaviour with wireless connections to Mikrotik RB751G-2HnD, v5.22. When devices are connected to the Mikrotik AP we experience quick battery drain, where the devices have very high wake time and problems entering deep sleep. I ran tcpdump on a Android device ...