Everyone can connect wirelessly to a fast internet connection thanks to the great technology known as WiFi. Losing WiFi service in some parts of the house might be annoying. 

It might be a comfortable area where you go to binge-watch Netflix or go when you need to send an urgent email but don’t have access to WiFi.

This post goes over a few techniques for identifying and resolving these annoying WiFi dead spots in your home.

Identifying Dead Zones and Evaluating Your Connection

It’s simple to locate wireless dead spots by wandering around your home while connected to WiFi on a smartphone or laptop. 

Pay close attention to locations where the device’s WiFi signal indication decreases to zero or completely disconnects while doing this. Pay attention to locations like these and others that lack a reliable or strong WiFi signal.

Ask visitors and coworkers for their comments on which areas in the office are hardest to connect to the network when looking for dead spots. 

Additionally, if you are having trouble identifying particular areas with low coverage, get in touch with a network expert who can evaluate your connection using technologies that identify dead spots and potential causes.

Removing Dead Zones from Wireless Networks

Here are several strategies to address the troublesome dead spots and improve WiFi service now that you are aware of their whereabouts.

Move the Router and Any Potential Obstacles into a New Place

To boost signal strength in all rooms, move your wireless router to a more central spot in your house, preferably in the centre. 

Alternatively, if some regions require stronger connectivity than others, check the strength of the signal there and move the router as close as you can.

Place your router away from solid brick walls, metal objects, and other signal-blocking structures. Try moving these potential obstacles to see if the dead spot is eliminated.

Modify the Router’s Channel

Try moving your router to a less-busy channel if the problem with your network doesn’t appear to be related to its location. Find your router’s settings, then try out various channels to find which one works best.

Additionally, you can use WiFi analyzer tools to choose the least-busy wireless channel for your network without competing with other nearby networks.

Purchase a WiFi repeater

A WiFi repeater or extender is one of the most common solutions to remove dead spots and expand the network’s coverage area. 

It has two wireless routers and functions by collecting the WiFi signal from your primary router, boosting it, and sending it to the other router, which broadcasts the strengthened signal to remote areas of homes and businesses.

Before purchasing the repeater, be sure to confirm that it is compatible with your current network.

Adapt the Router

Even with the fastest, most dependable network, dead spots will still occur if it is using outdated gear. If you’ve had your old router for a while, it might be time to upgrade to a more powerful model.

Several things can cause WiFi dead spots in your house, from the design of your building to where you place your router.


If you’re still having issues with your WiFi signal, it may be time to call in a professional. There are several factors that could be to blame for your WiFi connection not performing to its full capacity, and a professional can help you troubleshoot the issue and find a solution.

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