mic_888 · May 21, 2010 at 05:23 pm

In-App Wifi Toggle for Android

Do you find it annoying when you need to activate wifi on your Android device but have to come out of the app that you’re in to do so?

Well, now there’s an app to fix that!  XDA forum member HaggleLad, has written an app so that you can toggle your wifi connection without leaving your current app.  This includes the Browser application, Home screen – in fact from any context!

There’s no actual launcher icon or widget so no extra clutter in your app drawer.  Instead, HaggleLad has linked the toggle to two buttons – or three actions.

Originally posted by HaggleLad:

  • Long press of Search button
  • Long press of Call button
  • Short press of Call button

When toggling, a toast message is displayed stating whether the wifi connection was enabled or disabled.

In-App Wifi Toggle is available for free in the Market.  For more information, check out the application thread.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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