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Switch from Cellular Network to defined WIFI network on an iPHONE  from a Mobile App

Posted on 2014-04-11
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We are building an iphone APP with JqueryMobile + PhoneGap/Cardova . We have a requirement wherein the App will have to turn off the Cell Network and use a predefined WIFI ( the SSID and password will be provided to the app)  as a background process

My App developer tells me that its not possible in iOS devices bit is only possible in Android . Could you please help me with this
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Question by:Shaunsmith
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darbid73 earned 500 total points
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Sorry but your app developer is right.  Things like that you are just not allowed to do.  I have tried to find a reference but I cannot find good references for you.

Select Wifi

Kinda Reference not really what you were asking but same point. you cannot play with a users system settings.
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by:Shaunsmith
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Thank You . Can we do that on the Android OS though ( Maybe its not too late for me to switch my platform)
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by:Geisrud
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I'm not a developer, but my understanding is that Apple doesn't provide the APIs necessary for apps to use/manage network connections.
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