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How to fix your WIFI signal, and prevent drops in service at home.

Is your WIFI constantly Dropping at Home ? So was Mine.

Check the quality of your WIFI signals at home with your smartphone. Use apps such as WIFI analyzer to see which channels are being used.
If you have a lot of signals from your neighbors, consider choosing a channel that is weakest at your home, so your signal has higher boost.
Also, if you have a lot of wireless remote devices such as a 2.4 Ghz phone, or Non-Bluetooth wireless, Consider setting your WIFI router to a 5 GHz channel.
Older devices might not see 5 Ghz. signals, so make sure that yours does, or better, set up your router to support both 2.4 Ghz and 5Ghz. That way, you split up your available bandwidth on 2 different Channels.

note: Cellphone providers might Snag away the 5Ghz signals in the futur.

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