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    The wifi button makes sense. But what about Bluetooth...would have made a great phone even better!
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    I'm sure there will be a hack eventually to change what the wifi button does. I rarely use wi-fi on the phone and would prefer it do something else also.
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    The wifi button is nice, but i probably would use the button more if it was for bluetooth
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    Actually, as long as you don't have it set to discoverable, BT power use is pretty much nothing when you're not actively using it. I just leave it on 24/7.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Kirvin View Post
    Actually, as long as you don't have it set to discoverable, BT power use is pretty much nothing when you're not actively using it. I just leave it on 24/7.
    Me, too. I have no problems having BT on.
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    Measurements by Powerguard:

    BT On, Activesync running connected to exchanger server, all other options and programs closed -65 (when screen was dimmed) to -170 drain

    BT Off, all other things the same, -56 (when screen was dimmed) - -200 drain. No discernable difference.

    I must say, I'm surprised, I thought it would for sure be a more noticeable drain.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cel View Post
    Measurements by Powerguard:

    BT On, Activesync running connected to exchanger server, all other options and programs closed -65 (when screen was dimmed) to -170 drain

    BT Off, all other things the same, -56 (when screen was dimmed) - -200 drain. No discernable difference.

    I must say, I'm surprised, I thought it would for sure be a more noticeable drain.
    If that's true, then that's a 15% difference, which is a big deal IMO.
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    I left mine on all day and after 8 hours ended up with just over 50% - a record. I played with the voice dialer function this evening with my H500 headset and was pleasantly surprised to discover that it dialed both numbers correctly - even asked mobile or home.
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    I know you meant included but I use AE Button Plus and it let's me assign it to a button. I made the windows key toggle bluetooth when I hold it down.
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    I think Palm would have been better to make the wireless button open the wireless manager rather than just wifi. Seems to make more sense to me.
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    My preference would be for flight mode. 2nd choice is what Kas suggested - wireless manager. Anything but wifi. Who uses that with EVDO available? Sure, it's used occasionally, but not enough to warrant a dedicated button.
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