Android - How to disable the Wi-Fi optimization feature

December 2016

This page explains how to disable the Wi-Fi optimization feature of your Android smartphone. Wi-Fi optimization will optimize the battery usage of your phone, by turning off Wi-Fi when your phone is idle. In some cases this may result in the disconnection from online services, so to disable this feature:
  • Go to Settings > Wi-Fi
  • Tap on the menu key (3 horizontal dots) > Advanced.
  • Uncheck "Wi-Fi optimization".

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