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2.4GHz cordless phone interference with my laptop

Every time I make a phone call or receive a call, my wireless laptop loses its internet connection. I have tried changing the channels on the phone, but it doesn't help. Is there anything else that can be done?

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The 2.4 spectrum only has 3 channels that don't overlap. There are a total of 14 channels in all. Channels 1,6,11 don't overlap with other devices. Set your wireless access point to 6 (strongest channel) and your phone to another non-overlapping channel (1, 11). That should solve your problem. If it does not, then one of the devices you have is not digitally tuned and is causing interference on neighboring channels. The proximity of the phone's base station in relation to the wireless access point or laptop can also have an effect especially if the spectrum is dirty. Hope this helps!

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