Case affects wifi performance?

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  1. cafecolao

    cafecolao New Member

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    Can anybody tell me, please, if using a protective case would affect the performance of the Wifi and maybe recommend any covers that do not cover the Wifi antenna.
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    I'm wondering the same thing. It probably wouldn't affect it because you can still get a good connection through walls and stuff
  3. ChrisOmega

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    It shouldnt

    Most cases are designed with the wifi thing in mind. Wi-Fi performance usually isnt impacted from small covers. But usually from something obstructing the signal between the device and the wireless transmitter?
  4. korvmannen

    korvmannen New Member

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    It does affect the signal strength, but it's so small and insignificant you don't have to worry about it.
  5. qe boy

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    no it shouldnt well very unlikely
  6. Jim Ver

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    I've heard that cases like the mopie and the Incase powerslder do mess around with you connection in some cases just google it
  7. TheConqueror

    TheConqueror New Member

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    Plastic, silicone etc do not block the signal

    Metal does
  8. cafecolao

    cafecolao New Member

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    Thanks lots for all your replies, I guess shouldn't worry then.
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    Nothing will affect your wifi, not even metal because the case is only going to be so many MM thick it wont be like a chunk. So don't worrey.
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    What Intense said. It's not a noticeable difference.

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