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Mon, Oct 5, 2020 4:00 AM

wifi weak

what can i do to boost my wifi signal? it is so weak i literally can't work at one end of our house (about 50' away). what can i do to enable me to use my own office now that i work from home?

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darkangelic

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7 m ago

That depends on a lot of factors.

 

  • Where is the gateway or the router in this scenario? Have you tried moving it closer to your location? Or move your device closer to it? 
  • Can you run Ethernet cable to your location if your connectivity is vital to your work? 
  • Have you considered other means such as WiFi extenders, a mesh network setup  (like the Xfinity xFi Pods), Powerline or MoCa adapters? 

 

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EG

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7 m ago

Some tips for improving WiFi performance;


http://corporate.comcast.com/comcast-voices/10-ways-you-might-be-killing-your-home-wi-fi-signal

 

http://forums.xfinity.com/t5/Your-Home-Network/Improve-Your-Wireless-Gateway-Home-Network/td-p/2627659


https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/improve-your-wireless-home-network


There are other options. Google for WiFi repeaters / range extenders, WiFi mesh systems / pods, powerline ethernet adapters, MoCA adapters. Good luck !

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