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Keep alive WiFi in when phone is locked to be able to have WCF app that let receive notifications

I am very intersting in develop app in WCF that let me to receive notificaction from the server or other clients, but this is impossible for three main reasons:

1.- WiFi is disabled when the phone is locked.
2.- It's not possible to have an app in background that listens the communication channel.
3.- WCF don't let duplex communication.

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    AlvaroAlvaro shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Javier Flores AssadJavier Flores Assad commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hi Alvaro, your application would need to be running as a background task for it to run while the screen is locked or powered down.

        Are you using one of the push driven notifications solutions?

      • AlvaroAlvaro commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        yes, it affects to the battery, but it would be a user's decision.

      • Vu LeVu Le commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        it should be an option for this because this will effect the battery life for sure.

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