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5 Steps to Get Wi-Fi Speeds High Enough to Enjoy a Live strêâmïng Video

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Jeanh, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. Wi-Fi isn’t a distant service these days. It can be said that this facility, which used to be elusive even just a few years back, has become quite common. These days almost every house has Wi-Fi. And there is no doubt that it offers a lot of benefits. In fact, most people use Wi-Fi to perform different mundane functions. A lot of home appliances and other instruments are also run on Wi-Fi these days. So, it is not possible for people to live without Wi-Fi in the present world.

    Among many things, Wi-Fi is also being used for live strêâmïng to view different videos over the internet. No matter how simple it may sound, it is a complicated process. It consumes a lot of bandwidth. So, the Wi-Fi connection needs to be perfect when you are planning to watch a video through live strêâmïng.

    So, how can you make your Wi-Fi connection perform good enough to give you an excellent experience while watching the live strêâmïng of different videos?

    Here are a few tips that might come in handy for you.

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    #1. Restart the Router
    It is never an easy task to mend your Wi-Fi connection. But there are a few steps that are being used for a long time as the solution for slow Wi-Fi connection. And you can surely try one of these age-old techniques for a better experience.

    All you need to do is just Please or Register to view links. Remember, no electronic device is meant to perform at its best level for a long time. So, you need to use it prudently. Using the modem for a long time means that it will not function properly after it has run for quite a few hours. However, if you restart your modem, its capabilities are sure to be enhanced again and it will run properly again for a few hours. So, you will likely to get Wi-Fi connection at a great speed, which is extremely necessary to enjoy a live strêâmïng over the internet.

    #2. Place the Router in the Right Place
    Is your router in the right place? That is one of the major questions that you need to ask yourself when you are looking to get an amazing Wi-Fi connection, which can help you view strêâmïng videos. You should keep in mind that the router should not be kept in certain places. For example, it should not be placed:

    • Beside the window
    • Close to a water container
    • Near household electronic appliances
    • Beyond a concrete wall
    There are several materials, such as metals and others, which either block the Wi-Fi signal or cause interference. Keeping it at the furthest corner of the house can also cause the Wi-Fi performance to be hampered. And it will surely have a negative impact on your experience of watching a live strêâmïng video. So, if you are looking to watch the a video on the internet through Wi-Fi strêâmïng, it is important to place the router in the perfect position.

    #3. Is Another Wi-Fi Device Causing Interference?
    Is your Wi-Fi router the only one in your house? Or in your locality? It is one of the most important things that you might need to ask, especially if you are looking to watch a live video. It is extremely important to find out if any other Wi-Fi device is causing any problem. This is because a number of electronic devices, including the routers, are known to cause Please or Register to view links.

    So, you should place the router in a place where no interference occurs and you have an amazing experience while viewing the videos. Moreover, it is also important to ensure that the channel that your Wi-Fi device is using is not overcrowded. So, you have to make it function properly enough by choosing the right channel.

    #4. Using a Wireless Repeater Helps
    Heard of wireless repeater? Ever thought of using one for the Wi-Fi network in your house? It can be one of the best ways you can enhance the performance of the Wi-Fi connection inside your home. It will be extremely helpful to let you watch your favorite videos through the Wi-Fi network.

    You can purchase a Wi-Fi repeater and install it in a convenient location inside your house. It needs to be placed centrally and not far from the wireless router to ensure that the repeater is able to strengthen the signals of Wi-Fi that the modem is emitting. It will definitely help you get the best Wi-Fi signals, no matter at what corner of the house you are browsing the internet with your Wi-Fi friendly mobile device.

    #5. Using a Different Channel can Help
    Is the slow connection of your Wi-Fi primarily because you are on an extremely crowded Wi-Fi channel? In fact, it is one of the most common reasons for which Wi-Fi users face such problems. However, you can still solve this problem by Please or Register to view links.

    And that can be done manually as well. All you need to do is type your router’s IP address, which you can get from the rear end of the device. After that, you need to enter your username and password provided by the internet service provider (ISP). Once you do that, you will be prompted to click through the Wi-Fi settings. There you will be able to select the channel that has minimum traffic. It will help you get excellent internet speed even while using the Wi-Fi router.

    Are you having problems with the speed of your internet while using it with the help of a Wi-Fi router? You can check the speed by running a ping test. You should also check out if other family members are using the internet offered by the same Wi-Fi router. It can be a major reason behind the slow internet connection. However, using these few steps will surely help you get a better internet connection across the Wi-Fi router. And so, you will be able to enjoy the live strêâmïng of a video much better than before.


    Internet has been around for a few decades now. Different processes have been introduced to make the experience of using it better than ever before. One such example is the introduction of Wi-Fi. It has made internet usage easier and more comfortable than it used to be before.

    However, if you are using Wi-Fi, you might face a few problems at times as well. The Please or Register to view links at times. And you might not even know the reasons. But if you know why your Wi-Fi is not performing as per your expectations, then you can look for ways to solve the problem. And you might even try out a few tricks to speed up your Wi-Fi connection.

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    The Router’s Range is Important
    When it comes to Wi-Fi, it’s not only the strength that matters. It’s the range as well. You might have a great and strong Wi-Fi signal in the room where you have placed the Wi-Fi router, but just outside that room, you are not able to access Wi-Fi. This makes no sense at all. Hence, it is important to check out the capability of a Wi-Fi router and how long its range is, before you actually purchase the product.

    Increase the Range of the Router
    However, you can still Please or Register to view links through some processes as well. There are some ways through which you can ensure that the router is offering the best range possible. To do this, you will need to remove the Please or Register to view links. For example, you need to:

    • Remove water containers that are lying close to the router
    • Place the router away from the window
    • Put the router in a central position, away from the concrete walls
    • Ensure that the router is away from electronic devices
    This is because things, such as water, concrete walls, electronic devices, and others are known to obstruct Wi-Fi signals or cause interference. Thus, the strengths of the Wi-Fi signals are greatly compromised. Besides, when you place a router close to the window, half the Wi-Fi signals are spread outside. That means a significant loss to you. So, it is important to place the router correctly to have the best Wi-Fi signals.

    Try Some Easy Steps to Improve Wi-Fi Performance
    In addition to placing the router at the right spot, you can also try out some other simple steps, which might help to enhance the speed of your Wi-Fi. These can ensure that you have a great user experience when you are surfing the internet with the help of the Wi-Fi router.

    Here’s a quick look at some of the most effective ways for improved Wi-Fi performance.

    #1. Use a Strong Antenna for the Router

    Did you know that the antenna plays a major role in enhancing the Wi-Fi signals? So, just check whether the antenna of your Wi-Fi router is performing as per its capability. You can also add a stronger antenna to ensure that the signals are transmitted in a much better manner. Speaking about antenna, you can ensure better performance from the very beginning. While purchasing the Wi-Fi router, go for one with multiple antennas instead of a single one. It is going to ensure that you will get strong Wi-Fi signals in your house, which will play a significant role in enhancing your internet using experience.

    #2. Add a Wireless Repeater

    Heard about wireless repeater? That can be a great addition to your home Wi-Fi set up. You need to place it in between the router and your internet-friendly device. And from then on, you can experience a much improved internet performance.

    So, how does a wireless repeater help?

    Please or Register to view links, “A universal repeater function allows one to communicate with a specific wireless SSID and repeat or regenerate the signal as the same or a different name providing enhanced coverage without having to have an Ethernet cable connect to the access point.” So, the repeater is expected to make the Wi-Fi performance way better than it would have been, had there been no such device. The repeater will function as a bridge between the router and the device through which you are going to access the internet. Besides, it will be increasing the range of the internet signal to a great extent.

    #3. Close the Unused Background Applications

    In most of the computers, tablets, and other Wi-Fi friendly devices, a large number of background tasks continue when you are accessing the internet. These might cause a significant slowdown to the Wi-Fi signal. If you want to speed up the internet, choose the applications that you don’t need and shut them down. You should disable almost everything that you don’t need. Doing this can significantly speed up the connection.

    #4. Place the Router in the Right Place

    Even after you have done all that you can, the speed of Wi-Fi might not increase significantly. So, what’s the way to solve the problem? You can check whether the router has been placed in the best position. There are materials, which are known to disrupt Wi-Fi performance significantly. These include concrete walls, water, metal objects, electronic appliances, and so on. They cause interference with the Wi-Fi signal, which slows down the process. It is important to place the router in the right position to get the best performance from it.

    Having access to the internet isn’t enough these days. A lot of people look for excellent user experience when it comes to using the internet. And what can be a better way to have that than using Wi-Fi? However, the speed offered by the Wi-Fi connection isn’t always up to the mark. It slows down at times. But it’s not difficult to speed that up. All you need to know are a few tricks to enhance your router’s performance. And they will come in extremely handy to boost the Wi-Fi performance to a great extent, thus improving your internet using experience too.
     
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