Phone Continuously Tries to Connect to Unknown WiFi Networks

Symptoms

  • Phone keeps trying to connect to unknown WiFi

Environment

Resolution

Disable WiFi scanning

  1. Tap App Drawer Icon
  2. Tap Settings Icon
  3. Tap WiFi
  4. Tap the three vertical dots. Depending on your phone, they are at the top right or bottom right of the screen. 
  5. Tap Advanced
  6. Tap Scanning always available to uncheck box and disable scanning

 

Additional Notes

This will not impair the device from connecting to, or finding, WiFi networks

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