Even you don’t see any change in the WiFi strength after upgrade to Windows 10, these tips also be very helpful. Let’s see top ways to to boost your home Wi-Fi.

First, you need to have a basic knowledge of the Wi-Fi standards:

How to boost wifi on Windows 10?
How to boost wifi on Windows 10?

Your wireless broadband will work only as fast as the slowest part of the chain – the signal you receive down the line depends on the quality of the line and the service you pay for. Beyond upgrading or moving house the things you can control are your router and your laptop, PC or tablet.
If you’re buying a new laptop with Windows 10, make sure it supports 802.11n or even 802.11ac wireless. the 802.11n standard has various options, with headline speeds up to 600Mbps. The newly arrived 802.11ac boasts headline figures up to 1.3Gbps. But few routers are able to take advantage of this at this stage, but you might find your ISP-provided router supports 802.11ac if you got it recently: the BT Home Hub 5 (pictured above) supports the standard and also works with VSDL broadband, the type used for BT Infinity. Enthusiasts should get a router that supports the latest standard, but for now 802.11n is a good start.
Wireless networking equipment adheres to various standards, which are created by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) to ensure interoperability between kit from different manufacturers.
Excluding the obsolete ones, the standards that relate to Wi-Fi are 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac. The latter is brand-new and, although you can buy ‘ac’ equipment, it’s unlikely that your whole setup will be able to take advantage of its speeds. Each standard specifies the headline speed, measured in megabits per second (Mbps). The headline figures aren’t representative of what you’ll see in practice, but they do allow comparisons to be made. Please note that all of these standards are supported by Windows 10.
Remember that if you decide to upgrade your equipment, both the wireless router and your computer must adhere to the same standard. For example, if your laptop supports only 802.11g, upgrading to an 802.11n router won’t boost performance, although it might increase the range. In this scenario, you’d also need an 802.11n USB adaptor for your Windows 10 laptop.
802.11g has a headline speed of 54Mbps. This standard has largely been phased out in favour of 802.11n, but you may still be using 802.11g if your computer is more than a couple of years old. That’s why we suggest upgrading to an 802.11n laptop if your Wi-Fi is being broadcast from an 802.11n router (which it almost certainly is). Check both router and computers – both sides of the bargain will work only at the speed of the slowest link in the chain.
OK. Here are top 5 ways to speed up wifi on Windows 10:
1. Boost Your Router’s Signal with a Bit of Hacking

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi
Another great way to extend your range is to hack your router and install the DD-WRT firmware. Not only will it give you a ton of great security features and other enhancements, but it gives you the option to boost your transmitting power. This can be dangerous for your router, but most routers can handle an increase up to 70 mW without causing any issues, and you’ll be able to access your network from much further away!

2. Increase Wi-Fi Range with DIY Tricks

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi
If your router still won’t reach far enough, you can extend its range with simple DIY tricks. Our favorite is the Windsurfer tin foil hack, thougn you can also use an old beer can or a cooking strainer to extend your router’s range. The results won’t necessarily be mind blowing, but you should be able to eke a bit more distance out of your Wi-Fi network with minimal effort.

3. Set Your Router to Reboot on a Schedule

Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Home Wi-Fi
If you’re one of the many folks that has to reboot their router every so often so it doesn’t drop out, there is a solution. You can run a few tests to make sure the problem isn’t caused by heat, old firmware, or excess downloading, but an easy way to solve the problem is just automatically reboot it once a day or so. You can do this with DD-WRT or just a regular old outlet timer. When you’re done, you shouldn’t have to reboot your router so often (which is great if your router’s all the way up in the attic).

4. Boost Wi-Fi signal: Configure security

Wireless routers have built-in security features to prevent anyone accessing your Wi-Fi network without your permission. On older routers this feature tends to be turned off by default. Failure to turn on security means that someone can access the internet via your wireless network, which could slow down your use of the network and, more importantly, if you’ve shared files or folder on your PCs, your documents could be accessible by anyone. Similarly, anyone could illegally download music or movies, and you would be held responsible.

5. Download Free Speed Up Wifi App to find free channels
There are 13 channels available on the 2.4GHz band. Many of these channels overlap, which means equipment using channel 2 would interfere with equipment on channel 3, for example. There are only four channels that do not overlap – 1, 5, 9 and 13 – so many people choose one of these.

By default, many wireless routers are set to automatically select a channel automatically; others allow you to specify the channel. If you’re having problems with your Wi-Fi, suffering from poor speed or occasional dropouts, it may pay to change channels.

If you have a router capable of using the 5GHz spectrum, it’s likely that you’re one of few people in your area to use it. However, if your neighbour has also invested in gear that operates at 5GHz and is using channel bonding, you may still experience problems with interference. Fortunately, inSSIDer can show usage in the 5GHz band too.

Rather than adopting a trial-and-error approach, you should check which channels are in wide use in your neighbourhood. Identifying the free channels is easy by downloading inSSIDer, a free utility from MetaGeek and run it on your Windows 10.

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