Wifi Range?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Rocko1, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. Rocko1 macrumors 68020


    Nov 3, 2011
    I live in a two story 1700sf home. I have a Linksys E1500 wifi router. Mounted about 4' up on the side of the wall. The range seems to be pretty poor. In the same room as router, full bars, 15mb down. Next room over-30ft, a few walls and hallways, 3 bars, 5-7kbps. Upstairs, 50' or so away, 4 walls, etc, I get 2-4mbps download. I have tried resetting, latest firmware, changing channels, etc. I can't seem to get more range. I don't believe it's the iPhone as ipods and Xbox have similar speeds at the same ranges. Any ideas?
  2. dictoresno macrumors 601


    Apr 30, 2012
    sooooooooooooo youre questioning whether your linksys router is at fault since you dont think its the iphone/ipad/xbox? if so, wrong forum??

    try a different router if you think theres something wrong with the one you have or maybe its your ISP.

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