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Get WiFi in garden room

Hi,

I have converted my shed into a room with Xbox in bought a booster etc but WiFi is weak.

is there a way to make WiFi better without having to cause major disruption?

Pat

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describe your setup - hub is where - do you have your own router - what booster have you bought - how do you get mains to shed is there a duct between house and shed

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The ideal way to do it is to run exterior grade ethernet cable from the hub out to the shed and put a switch and/or wireless access point with ports) on the end of that. That will deliver full speeds to the Xbox via a short ethernet cable in there

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Hi Tony 

hub is in living room about 25m from outbuilding

i have an electricity cable between house and shed 

Tp link booster off Amazon 

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So if I run a cable from router to outbuilding and put direct into x box it’ll work? 

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@PLyons83 wrote:

So if I run a cable from router to outbuilding and put direct into x box it’ll work? 


it will and that gives you many options - if you want othere wired connections in the shed then add a switch - if you want wired and wifi add a router in access point mode - if its not an option turn off dhcp and change its internal addy - that way you would have wifi and 3 lan ports assuming there were 4 on the router - the 4th would go back to the hub

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Double Dutch to me that mate 😂

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Stick something like this on the end of that ethernet cable then connect the xbox by a short ethernet cable and any other devices to its wifi.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Archer-C6-Wireless-Supports-Parental/dp/B07L5YRYF4/

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