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Sat, Dec 14, 2019 6:00 PM

Wireless device limits?

I've been playing with smart home devices and adding them to my network. I've got 43 devices currently connected. I'm having issues with some of my wifi-connected smart plugs staying connected. I have one router and 3 pods. Am I hitting any sort of wireless device limit?

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@jowens00 wrote:
I've been playing with smart home devices and adding them to my network. I've got 43 devices currently connected. I'm having issues with some of my wifi-connected smart plugs staying connected. I have one router and 3 pods. Am I hitting any sort of wireless device limit?

FWIW, some general info;

 

https://www.lifewire.com/how-many-devices-can-share-a-wifi-network-818298

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I just found this thread after searching the internet for advice with a similar problem.  I have about 85 devices in my house and sometimes have issues with devices connecting to the internet.  The XFinity app will only show about 52 devices connected maximum at any given time.  I have tried many different things including adding a Google mesh network, but have the same result.  The advice I got from a Comcast technician is that i could have a lot of WiFi interference which is causing the issue and that i should wait for the new advanced gateway/router to come out which is designed to handle a larger quantity of wifi devices.

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