Why does the ios device disassociate every 5 minutes?

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 4 years ago
  • Answered
Why does the iOS device disassociate every 5 minutes? Any ideas?

See pic below:

Photo of ThX

ThX

  • 128 Posts
  • 2 Reply Likes

Posted 4 years ago

  • 1
Photo of Bill Kish

Bill Kish, Official Rep

  • 5 Posts
  • 4 Reply Likes
Official Response
This behavior is a result of current iOS software's aggressive power-saving strategy.

Current iOS devices will typically disassociate from their AP shortly after their screen has been deactivated. They will periodically wake up, re-associate, check for pending application-layer notifications, disassociate, and repeat the process. They will re-associate as soon as the screen is activated and will stay associated for the duration of screen activity.