Learn how to change Streamyx Wifi channel to a faster channel in your area. If you find your home Wifi connection slows or drops out, it is time to change your Wifi channels.
If you are living in a congested area or in an apartment complex, you may be facing your Wifi connection dropping out or not as fast as it should be. This is most likely due to Wifi channels in your area.
Channel interference might slow down your Wifi speed. If you are on the same Wifi channel with lots of your neighbour, you will face a lot of interference with their networks.
So, how to avoid Wifi channel interference?
It is by changing your Wifi channel to use the channel with fewer people on it. By default, some Wifi channels are overlapped with nearby channels. However, channel 1, 6 and 11 are not overlapped with each other and they are the best and most frequently used for 2.4GHz Wifi band.
Note: This tutorial is done using TM Streamyx Innacomm W3400V6 modem.
See also how to set up Streamyx MAC Filter.
Check available Wifi channel
First, check Wifi channel at your area:
Launch Wifi Analyzer Android app > View > Channel rating.
The app will display a list of Wifi channels and a star rating — the one with the most stars is the best.
Change Streamyx Wifi channel
- Open any internet browser.
- Go to http://192.168.1.1.
- Enter your login detail:
- Username/ID: tmadmin
- Password: Adm@XXXX (XXXX is the last 4 digits of your modem MAC address)
- Click Login.
- Select Wireless menu.
- Select Advanced sub-menu.
- Find Channel, click the arrow in the box on it’s right.
- It’s a drop-down arrow, once clicked it will display a selection of number 1 until 11
- The most frequently used channels for 2.4Ghz Wifi are channel 1, 6 and 11
- Click Apply/Save button.
Done. Hopefully, by changing the Wifi channel can help to improve your TM Streamyx Wifi speed.
Don’t forget to check your internet speed here.
If the speed remains constantly dropping and interfering with nearby channels. You may need to get a router that supports 5GHz Wifi band. 5GHz Wifi band using a channel that is farther apart and won’t interfere with each other as much as Wifi channel for 2.4Ghz Wifi band.
Hope this tutorial can help to solve your issue. Let me know if you have any issue.