N/APosted on - 10/13/2016
Internet is one of the basic necessities of this generation. WIFI is icing on the cake. If ever the wireless connectivity goes weak, it is frustrating. How to make the connectivity strong to declare the laptop as laptop with best WiFi reception?
Laptop With Best Wifi Reception By Updating The Router.
1) UPDATE THE ROUTER
Some of the routers have an in-built button for up gradation. You just need to press it to upgrade your device. Others have to go to the manufacturer's official website and download the firmware. If you upgrade at a regular basis you won’t get issues regarding connectivity. This improves the performance, provides security updates along with better features.
2) PLACE YOUR ROUTER AT A NEW POSITION
It may happen that your router is facing obstructions that are causing connectivity problems. The obstruction may be physical or interference from the other electronic devices in the vicinity. Place your router away from big devices. Keep it on the table or a shelf or hang it on the wall for strong connection. If it has external antennas, keep them vertical. There are many software that inform you about the network coverage like Heatmapper, Netgear's WIFI analytics.
3) CHANGE THE CHANNEL
The modern routers are multichannel. This allows them to switch between the channels. Signal congestion occurs when the neighboring networks use the same channel. You can know them by opening command prompt and entering netsh wlan. It will show you all the neighboring networks along with the channel being used. Select the one with less congestion.
5) CONTROL QUALITY
The routers have a tool to limit the bandwidth amount for usage by apps. You never want your video quality to degrade because of download. QoS setting under the advanced settings in Network administrator, can be used to control the quality.