Cricket Wi-Fi Manager

Want to save more of your high-speed data? You can. Let Wi-Fi Manager help by automatically finding and remembering free Wi-Fi networks. We want you to worry less about your data usage and enjoy more of your day. It's easy - we search for and connect you to an available network, you save on your high-speed data. Give it a try.

There’s no app to download. It’s simple.

During the initial setup, you'll be asked to accept the End User License Agreement (EULA). Accept the EULA to proceed.

Wifi Manager Eula

To turn on Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, go to your Wi-Fi settings and tap Cricket Wi-Fi Manager.

Wifi Manger Settings

On the Cricket Wi-Fi Manager welcome screen, tap the checkbox. Simply uncheck the box if you decide to turn off Cricket Wi-Fi Manager later.

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Note: Cricket Wi-Fi Manager comes pre-loaded on Cricket-branded Android devices. See compatible phones

You'll love this full set of features.

Cricket Wi-Fi Manager makes saving your high-speed data easier than ever.

  • Wi-Fi Notifications: You won't need to search for hotspots again. You'll receive notifications every time you're close to an available network.
  • Radio Management: Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will intelligently turn on your Wi-Fi radio when you're close to an available network and will turn it off when it can't find quality Wi-Fi nearby.
  • Wi-Fi Prioritization: Want to make sure you always connect to your preferred hotspots? You can determine which hotspots you connect to first.
  • Auto-Authentication: Once you successfully connect to a hotspot for the first time, you won't have to login again. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will remember your information.
  • Captive Portal Detection: If you like to connect at your favorite businesses, Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will bring up the login screen and let you sign in and accept the terms and conditions. You can even have Cricket Wi-Fi Manager remember how to login to these captive portals.
  • Poor Wi-Fi Avoidance: Forget the weak connections. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will check the quality of your Wi-Fi signal and connect you to a stronger hotspot (or change to your cellular data) if the quality is poor.

To turn on Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, go to your Wi-Fi settings and tap Cricket Wi-Fi Manager.

On the Cricket Wi-Fi Manager welcome screen, tap the checkbox. Simply uncheck the box if you decide to turn off Cricket Wi-Fi Manager later.

Manage Settings

To adjust voicemail settings, tap the Menu icon on the Messages screen and then tap Settings.

The Settings screen includes:

  • Greetings: lets you change the type or record a new greeting
  • Change Password: reset your password
  • Convert to Text: makes your voicemail available in text format
  • Proximity Sensor: deactivates screen when you're on a call
  • Notifications: displays new message notifications in the status bar
  • Group by Contact: groups voicemail from the same caller together
  • About & Terms: lets you review corporate and legal information

Wi-Fi Manager FAQs

To turn on Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, go to your Wi-Fi settings page, select Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, and tap the checkbox. When a check mark appears in the box, Cricket Wi-Fi Manager is on. 

The first time you turn on Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, you will be asked to accept the End User License Agreement via a pop-up box. You must accept this by selecting I agree or you will not be able to turn on Cricket Wi-Fi Manager.

You can turn Cricket Wi-Fi Manager on or off at any time via the Wi-Fi settings page. Keep in mind you can control the Cricket Wi-Fi Manager only when a Cricket SIM is in your phone.
To turn off Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, go to your Wi-Fi settings page, select Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, and tap the checkbox. When the check mark disappears from the box, Cricket Wi-Fi Manager is off.

You can turn Cricket Wi-Fi Manager on or off at any time via the Wi-Fi settings page, as long as a Cricket SIM is in your phone.
When you see the Wi-Fi antenna icon in the tool bar at the top of your phone, you're connected!
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager runs silently in the background. To check whether Cricket Wi-Fi Manager is running, go to your Wi-Fi settings page, select Cricket Wi-Fi Manager, and look for a check mark in the box. If the box is checked and not greyed out, Cricket Wi-Fi Manager is running.
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager actively checks the quality of your Wi-Fi connection. If the Wi-Fi connection is poor or isn't functioning, Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will move you back to the cellular network.

You always have control. If at any time you want to disconnect from a Wi-Fi hotspot, go to Wi-Fi in your phone's settings, select the hotspot you would like to disconnect from, and select Disconnect. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will note your preference and will not reconnect you to that hotspot.
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager actively checks the quality of your Wi-Fi connection while you are using it. You may move from one Wi-Fi hotspot to another or from Wi-Fi to cellular if the Wi-Fi fails to maintain a quality connection.

You always have control over which hotspots you use. If you get disconnected from a preferred hotspot, go to Wi-Fi in your phone's settings, and select the hotspot you would like to reconnect with. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will note your preference and will reconnect you.
Not with the Cricket Wi-Fi Manager! It intelligently controls your Wi-Fi radio to search for Wi-Fi periodically. If not Wi-Fi is available, it will go into sleep mode to preserve your battery charge.
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager intelligently controls your Wi-Fi radio. It will turn it on when it senses that quality Wi-Fi may be available.
You always have control and can manually turn off your Wi-Fi radio anytime. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will leave the radio off for at least 3 hours after you turn the radio off. To keep your Wi-Fi radio off indefinitely, turn off your Wi-Fi radio and turn off Cricket Wi-Fi Manager.
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager only works when a Cricket SIM is in your device. If you have removed your SIM card or have inserted a SIM card from another carrier, Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will not work. On the Cricket Wi-Fi Manager settings page, the option to turn the service on or off will be greyed out. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager saves the state of the settings checkbox selection when a Cricket SIM is removed so you do not have to manually turn it back on or off when you replace your Cricket SIM.
Cricket Wi-Fi Manager keeps track of frequently visited areas where Wi-Fi networks are detected. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager intelligently determines the best time to prompt you to connect to one or more of these frequently detected Wi-Fi networks.
The Wi-Fi notification prompt will tell you how many Wi-Fi networks are available at your current location. To view and connect to one of the networks, select View Networks, which will open your phone's Wi-Fi settings page. There you can choose a network and establish a connection. Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will note your choice and automatically connect you to a preferred Wi-Fi network during future visits to the same location.

You can instruct Cricket Wi-Fi Manager not to prompt you at a particular Wi-Fi hotspot location again for at least two days by choosing Remind Me Later.

The Wi-Fi notification will include a Never Remind Me Again button, once the Remind Me Later button has been used six times. The Cricket Wi-Fi Manager will never notify you again of available Wi-Fi networks. This allows you to turn off Wi-Fi prompting without disabling Cricket Wi-Fi Manager or losing access to the other helpful Wi-Fi management features.

Please note that your phone may have its own native Wi-Fi prompting features that will not be affected by this selection.