Surf faster by changing the Wi-Fi channel

Do you have a poor Wi-Fi connection? It may be because different wireless networks near you use the same Wi-Fi channel (and therefore the same frequency) as you. Change the Wi-Fi channle of your modem to improve your Internet connection.


B-box 3

B-box 3

How to change the Wi-Fi channel of your b-box 3?

Change the Wi-Fi channel of your modem to improve your Wi-Fi network. Per default, your b-box 3 chooses automatically the best channel when you start surfing. If your connection becomes slow during your surf session (e.g. because you neighbours use the same channel), you can select manually one of the 12 other channels that are available.

  1. Surf to your modem's configuration menu at http://192.168.1.1 with a recent Internet browser.
  2. Enter the user name and password of your modem then click the Login button.
    For the user name, select User in the Username dropdown menu.
    For the password, type the one that you will find on a sticker on the back of the modem, next to the word User Password.
    Screen to access the configuration menu of your modem
  3. Click the Wi-Fi network that you are using, e.g. Wireless 2,4 GHz.
  4. Select another channel in the dropdown menu at the right side of Channel. Channels 1, 6 and 11 will offer you the best result.
    NB: in some cases, you need to click the link Advanced in the Access Point section to make this dropdown menu appear.
    Select the channel 1, 6 or 11 in the configuration menu of your modem to improve the Wi-Fi signal
  5. Click the OK button at the bottom of the screen.

Check that the chosen signal gives a better Wi-Fi network. If not, repeat the steps above to try another channel.


B-box 2

B-box 2

How to change the Wi-Fi channel of your b-box 2 or Sagem?

Change the Wi-Fi channel of your modem to improve your Wi-Fi network. Channel 1 is used per default, but you have the choice between 13 channels.

  1. Surf to your modem's configuration menu at http://192.168.1.1 with a recent Internet browser.
  2. Type the serial number of your modem. You will find it on a sticker on the back of the modem, next to the word S/N. Click then the button OK.
    Screen to access the configuration menu of your modem
  3. In the left column, click Advanced Settings then Wireless.
  4. Select another channel in the dropdown menu at the right side of Channel. Channels 1, 6 and 11 will offer you the best result.
    Select the channel 1, 6 or 11 in the configuration menu of your modem to improve the Wi-Fi signal
  5. Click the Apply button at the bottom of the screen.

Check that the chosen signal gives a better Wi-Fi network. If not, repeat the steps above to try another channel.


B-box

B-box

How to change the Wi-Fi channel of your b-box?

Change the Wi-Fi channel of your modem to improve your Wi-Fi network. Channel 1 is used per default, but you have the choice between 13 channels.

  1. Surf to your modem's configuration menu at http://192.168.1.1 with a recent Internet browser.
  2. In the left column, click Advanced Settings > Wireless > Channel and SSID.
  3. Select another channel in the dropdown menu at the right side of Channel. Channels 1, 6 and 11 will offer you the best result.
    Select the channel 1, 6 or 11 in the configuration menu of your modem to improve the Wi-Fi signal
  4. Click the Save button at the bottom of the screen.

Check that the chosen signal gives a better Wi-Fi network. If not, repeat the steps above to try another channel.


Sagem

Sagem

How to change the Wi-Fi channel of your b-box 2 or Sagem?

Change the Wi-Fi channel of your modem to improve your Wi-Fi network. Channel 1 is used per default, but you have the choice between 13 channels.

  1. Surf to your modem's configuration menu at http://192.168.1.1 with a recent Internet browser.
  2. Type the serial number of your modem. You will find it on a sticker on the back of the modem, next to the word S/N. Click then the button OK.
    Screen to access the configuration menu of your modem
  3. In the left column, click Advanced Settings then Wireless.
  4. Select another channel in the dropdown menu at the right side of Channel. Channels 1, 6 and 11 will offer you the best result.
    Select the channel 1, 6 or 11 in the configuration menu of your modem to improve the Wi-Fi signal
  5. Click the Apply button at the bottom of the screen.

Check that the chosen signal gives a better Wi-Fi network. If not, repeat the steps above to try another channel.


Philips 3P or 2P

Philips 3P (exists in red and in white) or Philips 2P (exists in bronze, white and black)

How to change the Wi-Fi channel of your Philips modem?

Change the Wi-Fi channel of your modem to improve your Wi-Fi network. Channel 1 is used per default, but you have the choice between 13 channels.

  1. Surf to your modem's configuration menu at http://192.168.1.1 with a recent Internet browser.
  2. In the left column, click Advanced Settings > Wireless > Channel and SSID.
  3. Select another channel in the dropdown menu at the right side of Channel. Channels 1, 6 and 11 will offer you the best result.
    Select the channel 1, 6 or 11 in the configuration menu of your modem to improve the Wi-Fi signal
  4. Click the Save settings button at the bottom of the screen.

Check that the chosen signal gives a better Wi-Fi network. If not, repeat the steps above to try another channel.


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