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Wi-Fi drops on iPhone/iPad when screen goes off

Wi-Fi drops on iPhone/iPad when screen goes off

on 3 June, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

In my case, this was mostly happening in public spaces like hotels, airports and malls; when one day it started happening at home which is simply not acceptable! I have struggled with it for quite some time, searching in forums where nobody seems to know what they are talking about. Some claim that this is an iOS feature in order not to drain battery but what about our notifications while the screen is off?! Below is a temporary solution that I found in some forums which works for many, including me, and solves the problem temporarily. For me, it was working fine for about a day or so before facing the same problems. Turn Wi-Fi on. If your iOS device supports mobile data, turn it off for now. Turn off the device (by keeping the sleep button pressed and then swiping). Wait 30s. Turn it on. After the home screen loads, reset it (hold the home and sleep buttons down and keep holding until you see the apple logo). That’s it. If this is happening at home, or you are the administrator of the network, then you are in luck! Most routers have a feature to specify how long the router should keep IPs attached to devices before releasing them. This setting in public spaces is very small due to the large amount of devices connecting to the network and the limited amount of free IPs. Simply increase the value on your DHCP device (usually the router) as per below screenshot and...

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iPhone iGO GPS with latest maps

iPhone iGO GPS with latest maps

on 25 January, 2012 in Blog | 2 comments

Installing the latest GPS software for iPhone with latest maps can be very tricky, especially if you do not know where to search or how to do it. I have spend quite some time trying to figure out what the best way is but most of the times, either the GPS software was old, or the maps included in the ipa file were old. So here it goes: I assume that your iPhone is jailbroken. If its not, you can buy the GPS software and the maps from app store 🙂 Make sure that OpenSSH is installed via Cydia, we will need to access iPhone contents so this is needed. Also sbsettings is useful as it will help us to enable SSH access and find out what is the phone’s IP address when connected to your Wi-Fi. AppSync is also another application worth mentioning that can and should be installed again via Cydia. 1. apptrackr.org, the paradise for iPhone cracked applications! From here you can download the latest version of the GPS software you wish. I use iGO Primo since it supports .fbl extension maps which is the most common and easier to find. Maybe other programs support same format. What region/map of iGO should not concern you at this point; I downloaded Costa Rica version as it was small and faster to download/install. After installation, install on your iPhone by dragging in iTunes and then synching. 2. Find the latest .fbl maps from some site or some torrent. They are available pretty much anywhere. Here is the link of Cyprus and Greece maps to get you started: Cyprus_TopMap_2011_Q3 Greece_TopMap_2011_Q3 3. Using putty from Windows or Terminal from Mac connect to your iPhone. Reminder that the SSH should be enabled and the IP of the device can be found in sbsettings main screen. Default credentials; user:root/pass:alpine. 4. Now, this is the most tricky part. Locating the directory where iGO stores current maps. To do this use the following command from the terminal: # find / -name “*iGO*” -print My results were: /private/var/mobile/Applications/532E8586-A692-4D86-B4E7-3C121231E2AA/iGO_Myway.app /private/var/mobile/Applications/532E8586-A692-4D86-B4E7-3C121231E2AA/iGO_Myway.app/iGO_Myway/ 5. Navigate to the first directory using iPhone Browser from Windows or iExplorer from Mac. Then open content/map directory and there you will be able to...

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