In the world of Netflix, iPads, Smart Phones and Smart Watches, there is nothing more frustrating than flaky wifi signals, dropped frames, and endless wait times. In this episode I explain 5 things you can do to increase the signal, speed and reliability of your home WiFi network and create harmony and peace in your home! (Ok maybe the last line was a bit much!)
Photo by Pond5
Special thanks to Rick Muscoplat at Family Handyman. You can read his original article HERE
1. Make sure your wifi router is up to date – 802.11 ac dual band is the best readily available and prices are under $100. But if you do not have at least an “N” router, you probably need an upgrade.
2. Update your routers’ firmware.
3. Change the channel
4. Relocate the router – Central and up high
5. Try a range extender