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Data middle of the night when you are on WiFi?
Dan430
Member

I have found that I have a data draw on some of my 4 lines in the middle of the night when the phones are on WiFi and everyone is asleep.

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Re: Data middle of the night when you are on WiFi?
bearone21
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wi-fi is drawn from your internet provider & if the wi-fi signal is weaker than the network, the network carries the load.

some combo modem/routers can turn off wi-fi in settings/profile, maybe someone changed settings/turns wi-fi off at night.

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Re: Data middle of the night when you are on WiFi?
Ann154
Expert
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Or the iPhone sleep policy kicked in and the cellular data connection became active to allow background syncing. This can also be prevented if the cellular data connection is manually turned off or the data settings restrict background data to only Wi-Fi. 

I'm most definitely NOT a VZW employee. If a post answered your question, please mark it as the answer.

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Re: Data middle of the night when you are on WiFi?
vzw_customer_support
Customer Support

Hi Dan430,

 

We know that unknown data usage can be concerning and we want to help. When did this issue start? Does the data occur at the same time every night? 

 

Thanks,

PamelaF_VZW

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