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[Q] Chromecast has troubles with wifi extender

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4th January 2014, 10:41 AM   |  #1  
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Hello,

I have since yesterday an Chromecast.
I'm so far happy with it and the possibilities.
I have installed my Chromecast on my TV in my bedroom (a dormer window). My WiFi connectivy is very bad so I have a wifi extender so I can normally watch YouTube videos. But the problem is when the WiFi extender is on that I can't stream things to my Chromecast. When the WiFi extender is off the Chromecast works perfect.

How can I fix this?

Thanks in advance.
4th January 2014, 10:50 AM   |  #2  
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Originally Posted by TheRicolaa10

I have since yesterday an Chromecast.
I'm so far happy with it and the possibilities.
I have installed my Chromecast on my TV in my bedroom (a dormer window). My WiFi connectivy is very bad so I have a wifi extender so I can normally watch YouTube videos. But the problem is when the WiFi extender is on that I can't stream things to my Chromecast. When the WiFi extender is off the Chromecast works perfect.

I think it should work? Unless the extender is somehow filtering out some traffic.

If you can set up the WiFi extender as a bridge with its own SSID (essentially just another WiFi access point), then connect Chromecast to its SSID, that might work better.
4th January 2014, 11:14 AM   |  #3  
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Another thing g to keep in mind is the chrome cast only works on 2.4 not a 5 GHz signal.

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