Welcome to Comcast Help & Support Forums
Find solutions, share knowledge, and get answers from customers and experts

New to the Community? Start here.

5,598,439

members

14

online now

1,782,073

discussions

Back to Top

Help with Changing Router Channel??

SOLVED
Posted by
Visitor
  • Congrats on Posting your first topic!

Member Since: ‎02-09-2013
Posts: 1
Message 1 of 4 (64,527 Views)

Help with Changing Router Channel??

Hi,

 

I am looking to change the channel on my router. DOes anyone know the steps or can point me in the right direction...I am not totally tech savvy so lamen terms please!

SMC Networks smcd3gnv
 
  • SD PKMS802
     
  • SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA SARN150NR
     
  • SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA SARNG100R
3 REPLIES
Posted by
Connection Expert

Member Since: ‎12-24-2003
Posts: 53,857
Message 2 of 4 (79,553 Views)

Re: Help with Changing Router Channel??

Go here; http://media2.comcast.net/anon.comcastonline2/support/userguides/Wireless_Gateway_User_Guide_030811....

 

Scroll down to page 17. There you'll see how to change the channel from automatic to manual.




Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee, I am a paying customer just like you!
I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help. For information on the program click here.
We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit from the conversation.

Was your question answered? Mark it as an accepted solution!solution Icon
Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee. I am a paying customer just like you!
I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help.
We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit.

Was your question answered? Mark it as an accepted solution!solution Icon
Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee.

Was your question answered?
Mark it as a solution!solution Icon

Posted by
Visitor
  • Thank you contributor for your first reply to the community!
 Posting replies is the best way to get involved.

Member Since: ‎07-02-2014
Posts: 1
Message 3 of 4 (60,596 Views)

Re: Help with Changing Router Channel??

It's pretty stupid you can only change it to channels 1, 6, or 11. What about the other 11 channels?! Most of which aren't even being used!

Posted by
Edited on
‎07-03-2014 12:15 AM

Connection Expert

Member Since: ‎12-24-2003
Posts: 53,857
Message 4 of 4 (60,591 Views)

Re: Help with Changing Router Channel??

[ Edited ]

Many of the other channels are being used by saavy users. Of course this can vary widely by one's particular local area. FWIW, overlap interference is worse for WiFi than is co-channel interference. 1,6, and 11, have the least amount of overlap.

 

Year and a half old thread now closed.




Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee, I am a paying customer just like you!
I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help. For information on the program click here.
We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit from the conversation.

Was your question answered? Mark it as an accepted solution!solution Icon
Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee. I am a paying customer just like you!
I am an XFINITY Forum Expert and I am here to help.
We ask that you post publicly so people with similar questions may benefit.

Was your question answered? Mark it as an accepted solution!solution Icon
Community Icon
I am not a Comcast employee.

Was your question answered?
Mark it as a solution!solution Icon