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Connect Wi-Fi only certain Locations?


Is there a way to make Wi-Fi only connect when I'm at certain locations?
Now my battery drains when in car or by bike trying to connect to all kinds of hotspots.
Also my connection drops.
Do i d like to have mobile/4G mist of the time bit when at home or office WiFi.

Phone is galaxy s5.

Please advise.
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helpfinderIT ConsultantCommented:
hi there,
I am using automation to achieve what you want. Meaning turn off wifi when leaving from its range - so when I leave my flat and I am out of my home wifi range phone wifi turns off.
To turn wifi on is more tricky, automated way is to turn on wifi based on your GPS location, semi-automated way is to use NFC tag. Based on my experience GPS location does not work 100% in my case so I have also NFC tag in my flat so I can just tap the phone and wifi goes on.

I am using Trigger app, it´s free and all I have described you can achieve with this app
janhoedtAuthor Commented:
Thanks! Please clarify the NFC tag, I'm not familiar to that or how you would use it in this situation.
Molnar IstvánHelpDesk / ProgrammerCommented:
you can do this I think with the Tasker Application from Google Play:


hope it helps
helpfinderIT ConsultantCommented:
NFC tag is a coin sized chip you can programm (in the same application - Trigger)what to do when touched to your phone.
So you can probram NFC tag to turn on wifi when touched to your phone and everytime you arrive home you can turn on yoyur smartphone wifi way like this.
NFC tags you can buy e.g. on ebay for a very small amount of money if you haven´t any.

You can check NFC in action on youtube, e.g. here
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