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Hi what do i need to extend the range of my wifi router from downstairs to upstairs 

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I have some thing called t p links you plug one in router and another in laptop  youre using and in a 3 point pin plug think they bout are about 20 pounds each 

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There are lots of options, the simplest ones are probably the plug in Wi-Fi boosters.

 

https://www.argos.co.uk/product/1286627

 

Something like that...you plug in it about halfway between your router and where you have the dead spot in your signal.

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Another vote for TP Link Powerline devices.   They'll give you a couple of wired socket and wifi.

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12 hours ago, alchresearch said:

Another vote for TP Link Powerline devices.   They'll give you a couple of wired socket and wifi.

Must dig mine out to improve my connection with the wifi box a couple of rooms away - nearly forgotten I brought them out to France - thanks for the reminder!

 

Used to have them in Sheffield because the Virgin router was in the front room downstairs and youngest sons bedroom was back room upstairs. Worked a treat.

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On 20/01/2020 at 10:15, alchresearch said:

Another vote for TP Link Powerline devices.   They'll give you a couple of wired socket and wifi.

I've just started looking at these- as my modem (VM) is upstairs and I use cable to plug into my laptop- just because it's an office room so ethernet gives faster connection.

 

But my signal downstairs is weaker, e.g. on smart tv or other gadgets.

 

But I'm not a geek so anyone here who can help with how to set up these T P links please kindly do. 

Does the TP link need to be connected in with the modem/ same room?

Edited by Mr Fisk

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How far is upstairs from downstairs? 

 

If it's a standard 2 storey house then a better router would be the start. 

 

I'm only using the one given by my provider and have a range of useable signal extending ~35metres in all directions. 

 

Upstairs is no different to down for me. 

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