How to disable automatic WLAN search in Nokia N97 mini

Nokia N97 mini mobile phone provides option for connecting to internet through WLAN. Some times the WLAN settings for Nokia N97 mini might be set to automatically search for WiFi network. This is not always required and also reduces the battery charge if it is going scan for available network for every 5 or 10 minutes. If you want to disable the automatic WLAN search feature then you can do the following.

Click on the phone menu button


click on the settings menu


then navigate to Connectivity


select WLAN link


Click on the Options menu


Select Settings from the list of available menu


Click on the Show WLAN availability option and select Never to turn off the automatic scan for Wireless network.


In Category: Mobile, Nokia N97 mini

Ravi Shankar

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  • Nico August 7, 2010, 6:01 am

    tried this, settings showing as ‘never’ and still auto-connects. next suggestion? thx

  • Holly August 23, 2010, 1:34 pm

    Hi, mine is set to never but still tries to connect. Any other solutions? Thanks

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