6 Easy Tricks To Speed Up Your Home Wifi That Won’t Cost You A Penny

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Over 3.2 billion people are connected to the internet. With so many people logged on, sometimes finding a strong internet connection can be difficult. Try these easy tips to boost up the wi-fi connection in your house.

1. Reboot your router

Rebooting your router is an easy go-to fix to increase some speed. Resetting allows your internet to calibrate for a refreshed connection. Set up an automatic schedule to restart once a day or once a week.


2. Protect your password

Protecting your internet connection with a password can easily help speed up connection. Keep an eye out for the number of connected devices to your wifi. The more devices the slower your connection.


3. Use an empty beer can as a makeshift antenna

A reflective case can eliminate signals from other electronic devices. Cut the top and bottom of a beer can place the metal sheet around the antenna of your router. The signal should increase speed while protecting your router from other signals


4. Check that your router is connected to the master socket.

This socket is the best possible outlet to plug your router in. It will give you the best connection possible.


5. Turn off unused electronics.

If you have other electronics such as your lamp, TV and or other consoles make sure to unplug those for a faster internet connection.


6. Place your router in the perfect space

The perfect area to place your router is in the center of your home. Having your router pointing up in a free space helps send signals upwards. Avoid putting it in a place where there are additional walls and furniture.


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