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I want some applications connect to Internet only when wifi connection is available. How can I do that?

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That's not possible, at least at the moment. – revolver Mar 15 '13 at 4:21

You can't, at least at user level.

The App's Developer can, of course, detect if the device is connected either by WiFi or 3G, and act accordingly.

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