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WiFi booster

Is there anywhere that I can buy a mains plug in WiFi booster that actually works. I have tried a couple and they seem to use a different password so when I move from the house to the garage my phone does not switch automatically and tends to hang on to the last one it connected to and has a bad signal continuously. Is there a unit that supplies seemless boosting between these areas 

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Re: WiFi booster

You would need a mesh system for seamless connectivity mate. Look at the TP Link Deco M4, they have good reviews and not too expensive, or you can go for a third party router with better wifi capabilities. Also Asus do their own mesh setup called AiMesh 🙂

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Thanks for the reply.... What is the range of the mesh system. My garage is about 12m from the house. It gets its power on a different ring main from the fuse box in my kitchen. I'm still a bit vague on how the mesh system works is it radio or wired through the mains. 

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Not sure of the range mate but it's wireless and one of the devices connects to the Virgin Hub and the Hub goes into modem mode. You can get the 3 devices, one at the hub, one closer to the garage and the other in the garage and that should give you full signal in the garage 🙂

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Re: WiFi booster

Also you can get single, twin and triple packs I take it that one is connected to the original router and then I need at least 1 in the garage or would I need one in my kitchen which is between the router and my back garden and then obviously the garage 

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Re: WiFi booster

As above mate, think we posted at the same time 🙂

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Re: WiFi booster


@DavidAyre3108 wrote:

Is there anywhere that I can buy a mains plug in WiFi booster that actually works. I have tried a couple and they seem to use a different password so when I move from the house to the garage my phone does not switch automatically and tends to hang on to the last one it connected to and has a bad signal continuously. Is there a unit that supplies seemless boosting between these areas 


Run an external Cat 6 ethernet cable out to the garage, and install a good Access point, something like a Unifi AC Lite or Pro. This will allow for seamless roaming along with other management features. No wifi solution will be as stable as a cabled solution to the garage.

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