Tips To Help Maximize Your Internet Connectivity While Self-Isolating

With so many people working from home, the Internet has become a lifeline for everybody, so having a good connectivity is a must. No one wants to deal with a slow Internet, and there are some simple things you can do to maximize your connection and keep everyone happily online.

Tips include:

  • Don’t use the microwave– Using the microwave can reduce your Wi-Fi signal so don’t use it when you’re doing something important online, like being on a video call.
  • Make sure your router is optimally placed– Put it on a table or shelf rather than the floor, and try and keep it away from things like cordless phones, halogen lamps, TVs and such.
  • Disconnect other devices from your Wi-Fi when not using them– Phones and tablets will often use the Internet in the background even when you’re not using them, which could slow down your speed.
  • Schedule wisely– Try to schedule things so multiple people aren’t on video calls at the same time, or try downloading a video in advance instead of streaming it.
  • Make sure your router is connected properly- It should be plugged directly into your main phone socket.
  • Ethernet cables– You can use Ethernet cables to directly connect to your router, which produces better Internet speeds than Wi-Fi. 

Source:CNN

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