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Hub changes WiFi channel automatically (set to manual)

Due to WiFi conflicts with my neighbours I set the wifi channel to manual. I use SSIDER type software to scan for the most available channel.

I can change the wifi channel no problem, but about 20 mins later the hub decides to change the channel to another more open channel automatically (usually channel 1).

WHat's the point in having a manual override if the hub changes it automatically still? I don't understand that.

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Re: Hub changes WiFi channel automatically (set to manual)

have you turned off smart wifi

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Re: Hub changes WiFi channel automatically (set to manual)

turn off smart wifi.

Also remember just because SSIDER says its the best it doesn't mean it is.
It can only see the number of networks not the usage on that network
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It’s Russian roulette with WiFi channels. As there are only 3 really available, when one is not overloaded other users equipment sees that channel as under utilised and switch to it, making it then overloaded. That’s why cable connected devices are always best. 


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Smart WiFi is turned off. Personally I can't select a manual channel with it turned on anyway as the option of course is disabled

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The hub has now changed it back to channel 1 6 times since the original post. This is nuts. 

 

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Re: Hub changes WiFi channel automatically (set to manual)

Do a 60 second pinhole reset on the hub then try again 


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