Wapdroid

Wapdroid


Wapdroid manages WiFi to save battery power, turning it on when near known networks, and off otherwise.

Features:
-cell towers used for location instead of GPS to save power
-view and manage stored WiFi networks
-turn WiFi off when the battery is low
-turn WiFi off when the screen turns off

This is the ad-supported version. For the ad-free version, try Wapdroid-Pro.

Explanation of permissions:
CHANGE WI-FI STATE
-required to allow enabling and disabling WiFi
CHANGE NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
-required for scanning for networks
READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY
-required for getting cell tower information
PREVENT DEVICE FROM SLEEPING
-required for monitoring briefly with the screen off
COARSE (NETWORK-BASED) LOCATION
-required for location information
FULL INTERNET ACCESS
-required to get cell tower information

Recent changes:
3.7.9
-fix widget toggling
3.7.7
-fix persistent wake
3.7.6
-fix notifications
3.7.4
-added additional settings for overriding WiFi On/Off conditions, as well as logging
3.7.2
-fix for view cells on Android 4.0
Add to list
Free
81
4.1
User ratings
212
Installs
10,000+
Concerns
1
File size
256 kb
Screenshots
Screenshot of Wapdroid Screenshot of Wapdroid
About Wapdroid
Wapdroid manages WiFi to save battery power, turning it on when near known networks, and off otherwise.

Features:
-cell towers used for location instead of GPS to save power
-view and manage stored WiFi networks
-turn WiFi off when the battery is low
-turn WiFi off when the screen turns off

This is the ad-supported version. For the ad-free version, try Wapdroid-Pro.

Explanation of permissions:
CHANGE WI-FI STATE
-required to allow enabling and disabling WiFi
CHANGE NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
-required for scanning for networks
READ PHONE STATE AND IDENTITY
-required for getting cell tower information
PREVENT DEVICE FROM SLEEPING
-required for monitoring briefly with the screen off
COARSE (NETWORK-BASED) LOCATION
-required for location information
FULL INTERNET ACCESS
-required to get cell tower information

Recent changes:
3.7.9
-fix widget toggling
3.7.7
-fix persistent wake
3.7.6
-fix notifications
3.7.4
-added additional settings for overriding WiFi On/Off conditions, as well as logging
3.7.2
-fix for view cells on Android 4.0

User reviews of Wapdroid
Write the first review for this app!
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Apr 6, 2014
K
A Google User
Nov 24, 2013
Terrible Terrible looking and written app, why is it still stuck in GB days? Terrible developer with a horrible attitude in reddit.
A Google User
Dec 7, 2012
Awesome Great app, please add the ability to mark hotspots as mobile. Currently it breaks the flow.
A Google User
Dec 7, 2012
Awesome Great app, please add the ability to mark hotspots as mobile. Currently it breaks the flow.
A Google User
Apr 5, 2012
Big issue... Can't access the View Cell menu to ignore cell towers. Useless app because of this...