Connected

Staying Connected

 

  1. Centrally locate your router
    1. Keep it upright and off the floor to improve coverage
  2. Remove obstructions from router
    1. Dense housing materials can be difficult for Wi-Fi to
      penetrate
    2. Devices like microwaves and cordless phones can obstruct
      the signal
  3. Move wireless devices closer to your router
    1. Shorter distances equal stronger signal and faster speed
  4. Turn off internet-connected devices when not in use
    1. Exit streaming apps after use
    2. Restart your devices regularly
    3. Turn off auto updates on apps, gaming consoles, and PCs
  5. Protect your Wi-Fi
    1. Use a password
    2. Update anti-virus software, drivers, firmware, and
      computer/device software