Do you know how you can improve the speed of the extender? If your response is ‘NO’ then don’t worry about it we are here for you. In this article, you know how you can improve the speed of the router. So read continuously,
Relocate The Position Of Router
When WiFi signals travel a long distance then the signals might be interrupted or blocked due to walls, floors, ceilings, furniture, appliances, etc. WiFi signals of the router also might be interrupted due to radio waves. From other devices such as microwaves, baby monitors,cordless phones, etc.
So the best position for a router is the central placement of your house. Must ensure that you don’t place your router in a basement or under a shelf.
Change Frequency Band
Exclusive wireless routers mainly work on two frequency bands i.e., 2.4 and 5GHz bands. Which band you use for internet connection may also affect the WiFi speed and strength of the signal at a separate distance from the router.
2.4GHz band mainly used for wireless connection. It may also be used for other wireless communication other than WiFi . Meanwhile the 5GHz band has better speed but short range.
The 2.4GHz band is best for smart cameras, speakers and home devices.
The 5GHz band is best for smartphones, smart TV’s, gaming consoles and PCs.
Disconnect Unnecessary Connections Devices
If you are using a low frequency band width then you must have to disconnect unused devices. Everything which is connected to your router is important.
The fastest way to disconnect an unusual device is to change the WiFi password and to reboot your router.
Upgrade Firmware Of Extender
If you are having both a modem and router then the internet service provider manually updates the firmware of the router. When you are having your own router then it may be worth checking updates. If you don’t know how to update the software of the extender then follow these steps,
- First open a web browser and type wifi.wavlink.com in the URL bar of the browser.
- Fill the required credentials on the login page.
- After doing this you will enter in the settings of wavlink extender.
- Go to the automatic updates and see the updates are automatically on. If not then update the software of your extender and switch it on automatic updates.
Upgrade Fast Internet Plan
After trying these tips you fail to get a high speed of the internet then try this. Sometimes the speed of the internet is too slow to sustain internet consumption. In this case, you will require to purchase a fast internet plan to get high connection speed. For purchasing a best plan contact your internet service provider.
Change Your Device Antenna
Most of the routers have internal antennas. If you don’t have a flexible antenna on your router then you must try to reconfigure it. Most antennas of routers are omnidirectional which means that the antenna sends the wireless signals in all the directions just perpendicular to the antenna. For just take an example vertical antennas sends the signal horizontally
So, if you want to stretch the WiFi signals to multiple floors then try to adjust your antenna in horizontal direction to give the WiFi signals in all directions. If you need to cover a long area then take the position of the antenna in a vertical direction.
Purchase New WiFi Extender
If your router is placed in the halfway location but you are still facing an internet connectivity issue in such areas of your home. Then there is an option to extend the range of the router. There are many different types of devices by which you can extend the range of the network by Wireless booster, Extender, Wired Ap.setup , Mesh wireless network.
If you want to know how to set up a wavlink extender then go to the wavlink extender setup guide and follow the on screen instructions.
Power Cycle Your Router And Modem
- First, you have to put out the plug of an extender, wait for 30 seconds and plug it back in the power socket. This process permits modem to remove all the glitches. Modem transfers the signal to your home network or ISP. Power cycle modem is the best choice to start troubleshooting.
- Next, repeat the same process for the reset of your router.
We hope you all are feeling relaxed, after reading this article. If you are facing any issue regarding slow speed of the internet then contact your internet service provider. Stay tuned for more updates.