Linksys Router Drops Internet Connection
You might face problem in your devices such as computers, laptops, PS3™ and Xbox 360® of Linksys Router losing Internet Connection. This occurs because of 3 basic that are:
Frequency interference from other Wi-Fi devices
Low signal quality received from your Wi-Fi router
Router’s firmware needs an upgrade
Before jumping to these steps, you also need to make sure to check if your wireless devices have stable connection when connected to another Wi-Fi. Especially, when you are experiencing frequent disconnection from the Wi-Fi, then here are few important that you must take care of that contributes to Linksys router drops internet connection fix.
2.4 GHz interference – Usually your cordless and router operates on the same frequency. Try to change your router’s channel to 1 or 11 (the default channel is 6) as these are considered non-overlapping channels.
Physical obstructions – Your walls and floors can act as obstacle that leads to losing connectivity of Wi-Fi device. Try to move your devices to a different location to find a better signal.
Placement of the router – When placing the router in a high location, leave a distance of 2 feet between the router antenna tips, ceiling, and wall. It is recommended that you place your router as high off the ground as possible.
Surroundings – Lasty make sure the router is away from large metal objects or large concentration of water (fish tanks, bathrooms), and any electrical equipment including television sets, microwaves, radios, etc.