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By Moothead2, Senior Member on 24th May 2014, 04:37 PM
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Recently bought a Nexus 5 thats completely stock but the WiFi signal is poor. I'm getting 3 bars when next to the router and it comes drops to one only a few feet away. Is this a hardware problem or is it an issue with software that can be fixed with root and custom roms?

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24th May 2014, 04:40 PM |#2  
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Recently bought a Nexus 5 thats completely stock but the WiFi signal is poor. I'm getting 3 bars when next to the router and it comes drops to one only a few feet away. Is this a hardware problem or is it an issue with software that can be fixed with root and custom roms?

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it can also just be your router
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it can also just be your router

Its not just my router as it happens with others too.
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have you tried any apps to see what channel youre using for wifi, and maybe change the channel?
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have you tried any apps to see what channel youre using for wifi, and maybe change the channel?

Yup. They seem to be the same, if not a little worse.
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