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iPad / iPhone ios 6 needs "keep network alive" option.

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Dec 10, 2012 5:11 PM

I know this has been discussed in other posts, but a change occured from iOS 5 to iOS 6 where the network connection is no longer maintained after the screen goes to the lock screen.  I use my iPad at my place of work and always have it upright so I can see any new emails / push notifications that come through.  The screen turning on and showing the message is a nice alert to let me know I need to look at my email etc.  This has been working ever since I have had my iPad 3rd generation until I updated to iOS 6.  The device loses the internet connection so no more alerts come through.  VERY frustrating.  I have the latest version of iOS 6 and this issue hasn't been addressed and doesn't look like it will be addressed in the forthcoming 6.1 update. 

 

I understand the need to preserve battery life, so this may not be desired functionailty for many.  PLEASE give us the option to keep WiFi alive if there are no plans to put it back to the functionailty of ios5.  Thanks for the ear.

 

-Mark

iPad (3rd gen) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iOS 6.0.1

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