Wifi strength?

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  1. personaboy

    personaboy New Member

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    Hello my router supports b+g wifi and my room is directly upstairs from the router if im layng in bed whats the average signal strength?
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    Tkf1 Community Development Staff Member

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    How thick are your walls?
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    Not really thick about average if not thinner
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    What does the really tell me?
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    12cm thick
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    Ok. Download SBSettings and enable numeric wifi. You need to be jailbroken.
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    WIFI can be affected by many things, walls. But especially metal, mirrors, anything that can reflect radio waves. Or interference like computers produce a electro-magnetic disturbance which can affect performance
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    Wifi tends to radiate from the antenna like a disk, the signal being stronger from the sides of the antenna (assuming it's pointing straight up), and weaker above and below.

    Considering how close you are, but with being below and through a primary floor, I'd say between half and full strength is what you can expect.
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    make a foil "satellite", and put your router on top of it. i had a problem because my router is in my basement(concrete walls and ceiling)

    i did this and saw a 2x performance improvement...just google for a tutorial

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