You're Doing It All Wrong
Here are the easiest ways to speed up your Wi-FiNetflix and chilling just got so much better. Sharon Profis shares easy ways to speed up your router on "You're Doing it All Wrong."
If your wi-fi is slow and you didn't optimize your router, you're doing it all wrong! All you want to is Netflix and chill, but your router is so slow that a weekend of bingeing is Is mostly just buffering there are few ways to solve this and it all has to do with how you set up your router. The most important factor is placement. If your router is tucked away behind a closet or in some media cabinet. Those enclosures are blocking your routers signal. So place your router out in the open at least a few feet off the ground Any device that can see your router will have the best connection. If your streaming box or computer are close enough, connect them to the router with an ethernet cable. You should also dive into your router settings, most routers have two frequencies, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. So, if you have the option, use 5 GHz for the fastest connection. If you're stuck with 2.4 Gigahertz, then it's really all about the channel that you choose. Most new routers will automatically choose the least crowded channel, but if yours doesn't, well, there's an app for that. Wi-fi analyzer for Android, will automatically scan your network to find the best channel. And finally, maybe, just maybe, it's your internet, Service provider. Many providers offered tiered data speeds, so there's a chance you might need to upgrade to see the speeds you want. And now you're doing it right. [NOISE] [MUSIC]