Posted at 5:01 PM, Dec 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-02 19:01:36-05
- Restart your router: It can do a world of good to restart your router when you’re having connectivity troubles. This allows it to search for a new channel that isn’t being used by other devices.
- Move your router away from electronic devices: “Halogen lamps, electrical dimmer switches, stereo or computer speakers [and Christmas] lights … have all been known to cause interference to broadband routers. Keep your router as far away as possible from other electrical devices as well as those which emit wireless signals such as baby monitors.”
- Move your router to a central part of your home: Walls and furniture can act as obstacles to your Wi-Fi signal. Power cables running through the walls and floor can also create interference. Your best bet is to put your router on a table in the center of your home, and keep it away from other devices.
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