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    Posts : 40
    Windows 8.1 Update 2 x64

    Android Wakes Windows 8.1


    I'm not sure when this problem started happening, but recently, when I plug in or unplug the power of my Galaxy S4, the computer will wake from sleep. I'm running CyanogenMod 11 on it, which is based on Android 4.4.2. I haven't installed or configured any apps on my PC to allow for this, nor any apps on the phone.

    Anyone know why this is happening and how I can stop it?

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  2. #2


    Hi there. So far as I know any input to a sleeping system will wake it. Sometimes I forget to unplug my Windows phone before sleep so it wakes the system up when unplugging. This was not always true for you?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 467
    Windows 8 Pro


    This from the Windows 7 forums might help...

    Devices - Allow or Prevent to Wake Up Computer - Windows 7 Help Forums
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  4. #4


    Posts : 40
    Windows 8.1 Update 2 x64


    The thing is I'm not plugging my phone via USB into the computer, I'm plugging it into a wall outlet.
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  5. #5


    United States
    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit


    Bluetooth and/or Wireless discovery on?
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  6. #6


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Quote Originally Posted by popeye View Post
    Bluetooth and/or Wireless discovery on?
    That would be it. The phone is most likely Wireless syncing with the computer. Causing this behavior.
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