Wi-Fi Tips

Home is where the Wi-Fi is

When you are loving your Wi-Fi connection but it is not loving you back, there are
some simple steps you should follow to get your relationship back on track.

Five simple steps for a better Wi-Fi connection

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Keep your modem central

Wi-Fi signal strength decreases the further you are from your modem. Place your modem in a central, high-up spot and away from the wall.

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Avoid Wi-Fi interference

Devices like microwaves, radios, cordless phones all interfere with your Wi-Fi signal. Keep your modem away from these devices to avoid interference.

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Don't obstruct your modem

Many make the mistake of placing their modem in a cupboard or drawer. This weakens the signal strength, so keep your modem unobstructed for best results.

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Change your Wi-Fi channel

Last but surely not least, you may improve your Wi-Fi performance by changing your modem’s Wi-Fi channel. See our FAQs for step-by-step instructions on doing this.

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Buy a Wi-Fi extender

A Wi-Fi extender is a quick and easy way to increase the strength and range of your Wi-Fi. They are so simple to install, you can set up one yourself and radically extend your Wi-Fi range.

FAQs

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