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    Wifi Internet Connection Dropping

    This is a discussion on Wifi Internet Connection Dropping within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Hi I have a strange problem concerning my wifi at home. I have sky broadband and this is concerning my ...

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      Wifi Internet Connection Dropping

      Hi
      I have a strange problem concerning my wifi at home. I have sky broadband and this is concerning my phone (Samsung Galaxy S 2).
      I am always connected to the wifi at home but for some reason my internet keeps dropping. I read somewhere on here that i should chage the router so that it only broadcasts G and not all the other flavours which i did but the problem still remains, very strange.
      Sometimes it works fine, it especially works ok when i reboot the phone but then after a while i cannot get the internet again using wifi.
      Anyone else experienced the same thing?
      Lee


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      Re: Wifi Internet Connection Dropping

      Start off by changing the Router WiFi channel. Try them ALL as small differences can have a huge impact. So try Ch1 to Ch 13 in single steps - remember to SAVE the new Ch after you have altered it..

      If that doesn't work you could try setting a Static IP address for your phone, something like 192.168.0.101 with a Submask of 255.255.255.0 and a Gateway of 192.168.0.1

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      Re: Wifi Internet Connection Dropping

      I can still 'see' the router at all times and the signal strength is good, its just that i cannot seem to get onto the internet, as if the router is stopping me for some reason.

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      Re: Wifi Internet Connection Dropping

      I can still 'see' the router at all times and the signal strength is good,
      It is the quality of the signal that is important, not so much the strength. Like running a speaker at maximum volume, there is plenty of noise, but no quality. Download Inssider from the link below and use it to discover the networks in your area. Choose a channel number as far from those in use as possible.

      I take it that your Internet connection is not dropping?

      TomD


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      Useful Utilites

      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





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      Re: Wifi Internet Connection Dropping

      I've been having the same problems as what Leevis has described too. I got my phone while I was on vacation in Hong Kong and I've never had any problems with it there when connecting to the net via wifi. But since I've gotten home, I've noticed that after I've used my SGSII to talk to my friends via whatsapp or play on the net via wifi for over a hour. My wifi connections starts to stall, and sometimes my router even resets the net connection.

     

     

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