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Conflict between wireless router and cordless phone

When ever i use the phone, it kicks me off the internet, my phone is a ge 2.4 ghz, do i need to reconfigure?

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  • Michael Ward May 11, 2010

    What kind of internet acess do you have? Who is your ISP? How old is your router? How old is you phone? Is there a filter between the wall jack and the phone?

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Hi,
you should try changing your wireless channel in the router setup.
1) log into your router.
2) go to the wireless setup page.
3) change the 'Wireless Channel' from auto to 1-11.
4) re-boot your router and re-connect to it.
5) use your cordless phone and see if the connection drops out.
6) repeat steps until you have a stable channel

good luck :)

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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    Tekmekanik Jan 29, 2009

    Just to clarify, your cordless phone and wireless router are operating on the same 2.4GHZ frequency band; which is split into channels i hope you can find a router channel that will work. If not you might try changing the location of your phone base or router further from each other.

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