[Android] Switch to Mobile Data

What is the Switch to Mobile Data Setting?

On your Android Smartphone, the Switch to Mobile Data Setting allows the smartphone to automatically use your cellular data if poor Wi-Fi is detected.

Switch to Mobile Data and the Thinkware Wi-Fi Network

Since the Thinkware Wi-Fi Network does not provide access to the internet, like your home Wi-Fi network, the smartphone will categorize this as having "No Internet" or "Weak Security". 


To prevent your Smartphone from disconnecting from the Thinkware Wi-Fi and using your Cellular Data, you must disable the Switch to Mobile Data Setting.

How to Disable Switch to Mobile Data

  1. Navigate to Settings  > Connections > Wi-Fi
  2. Tap the Menu icon Menu icon (upper-right).
  3. Tap Advanced (upper-right).
  4. Tap the Switch to mobile data switch to off Switch off icon

Other names for this setting

Depending on the type of Android Smartphone used, the Switch to Mobile Data settings name may vary. Some other names for this setting are;

  • Switch to Mobile Data
  • Smart Networking Switch
  • Avoid bad WiFi connections
  • Adaptive WiFi
  • [iOS] WiFi Assist

Once Disabled;

Connect to the Dash Cam via WiFi. 

If you are still experiencing any issues with the Wi-Fi connection to the Dash Cam, please reach out to our team at support@thinkware.com or 1-844-865-9273.

How to Connect via Wi-Fi





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