Do You Check for App Updates Regularly?

Do you let app updates happen automatically or do you regularly check for them? We’re … more

Find The Best Apps With Google’s Picks & Other Tricks

The Google Play Store, weighing in with more than 1.4 million apps at last … more

Dynamic Pop for Note 4 (N910T & 910W8)

With the release of the Canadian Lollipop ROM for the Note 4, T-Mobile users can also enjoy the … more

Sunday Debate: Better to Buy Older or Newer Hardware?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on New vs. Old. Come with your opinions and feel … more
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread Email Thread

Poor Wi-Fi reception

5th April 2014, 06:12 PM |#1  
OP Senior Member
St. Louis
Thanks Meter: 18
 
304 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
More
Just curious if anyone else is having Wi-Fi issues. My reception is seriously terrible and just want to see if I should be swapping it for another one or investigating Wi-Fi repeaters in my house.

Sent from my 831C using Tapatalk
 
 
6th April 2014, 12:27 AM |#2  
Senior Member
Flag Baltimoe,Md
Thanks Meter: 125
 
581 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2010
More
Quote:
Originally Posted by jkcpsal

Just curious if anyone else is having Wi-Fi issues. My reception is seriously terrible and just want to see if I should be swapping it for another one or investigating Wi-Fi repeaters in my house.

Sent from my 831C using Tapatalk

I have noticed that I get better Wi-Fi signal with the m7 then the m8, I don't get full bars in some places in my house with the m8 that I did with the m7

Sent from my 831C using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
6th April 2014, 12:40 AM |#3  
Senior Member
Flag Helotes, TX
Thanks Meter: 196
 
791 posts
Join Date:Joined: Nov 2006
More
my reception is about the same as the m7, i will lose connectivity when im about half way down my driveway same as the m7.
6th April 2014, 04:03 AM |#4  
OP Senior Member
St. Louis
Thanks Meter: 18
 
304 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
More
I just checked with Wi-Fi analyzer abd my signal is literally half what I get on my m7. A few feet from router I have -60db on m8 and -30 on m7

Sent from my 831C using Tapatalk
7th April 2014, 02:51 AM |#5  
gbritton's Avatar
Member
Thanks Meter: 6
 
34 posts
Join Date:Joined: Dec 2011
More
was this a 5GHz network, or a 2.4GHz network? I've been seeing horrible performance on my 5GHz 802.11ac network, but the 2.4GHz network seems ok. I need to steal my wife's m7 (the only other .11ac device I have access to so I can check if it is my m8 or the router. the router works fine at .11n rates with my laptop though.

Sent from my 831C using xda app-developers app
7th April 2014, 03:12 AM |#6  
OP Senior Member
St. Louis
Thanks Meter: 18
 
304 posts
Join Date:Joined: Jun 2010
More
This is 2.4, 5 is really bad also but isn't great on the m7

Sent from my 831C using Tapatalk
Post Reply Subscribe to Thread
Previous Thread Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes