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Galaxy S10e... disable connecting to Xfinity WiFi Hotspots?

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Galaxy S10e... disable connecting to Xfinity WiFi Hotspots?

It used to be really simple, under WiFi Settings, I could disable it. Now with one of the software updates that option is no longer available. The reason I want to disable it is at my apartment building if I go to my car or the laundry room or mailbox or whatever the phone will connect to an Xfinity WiFi hotspot but stay connected to that even when I return to my apartment, vs switching back to my WiFi, unless I turn WiFi off and on again on the phone. Plus it drains my battery when I'm in my car and it connects to random hotspots at red lights and stuff.

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Re: Galaxy S10e... disable connecting to Xfinity WiFi Hotspots?

This is what Xfinity Mobile shows under their support as of May last year. Not very current. 

https://www.xfinity.com/mobile/support/article/stop-phone-autoconnecting-wifi-hotspots

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Re: Galaxy S10e... disable connecting to Xfinity WiFi Hotspots?

@DaveO3 That is not a solution. I have the same issue as @mstk regarding apartments (high hotspot density) and repeated unwanted switching on a Galaxy S9. If I disable XFINITYWIFI then I throw the baby out with the bath water. I need that connectivity daily at work, at my family's house, etc. It's unacceptable that Xfinity gives only these 2 extreme options (no automatic connection or else no stability at home) and nothing in the middle. Especially when this problem never existed before 2020.