Work-From-Home WiFi

With the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world, working from home is no longer a luxury — it's a necessity. When we work from home, we need our WiFi and Internet to be as reliable as the office network… but for many of us, our home WiFi is an untamed beast and will misbehave at exactly the wrong time.

That's why we've put together the tutorials and tools to ensure your home WiFi is fast and secure for your next important video conference or work project.

Because you you need more than just Netflix and Grumpy Cats from your home WiFi.

Tutorials

Whether your WiFi is struggling now or you just want to be sure it will work when you need it, these tutorials provide step-by-step instructions to ensure your WiFi is ready.

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Working from Home

Ensuring your home WiFi is ready for you to work from home.

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Measuring Signal Strength In Your Home

Part 2 of Ensuring Your Home WiFi is Ready for Work-From-Home

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3 Steps to be a Good WiFi Neighbor

Configure your WiFi network to have minimal impact on your neighbors WiFi

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Tools You Will Need

The above tutorials use free inSSIDer for Windows; inSSIDer for Mac is similar. Both are free.

inSSIDer for Windows

Simple, powerful WiFi Scanner for Windows 7, 8, and 10.

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inSSIDer for Mac

Simple, powerful WiFi Scanner
for Mac OS.

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Network Admin Resources

Here are tools for all the network admins in the world that are suddenly trying to help employees get their home WiFi working reliably.

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How Network Administrators Can Support Work-From-Home WiFi

Three steps to help remote employees with their home WiFi

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Recorded Webinar

45 minute recorded webinar providing an in-depth look into inSSIDer for remote employees and for Network Admins providing remote support.

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inSSIDer for Windows

Powerful tool for analyzing WiFi networks, including remote networks via packet capture files.

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Eye P.A.

Excellent tool for visual packet analysis.

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Community Support

If you have questions or get stuck, our community forum is a great place to ask WiFi-related questions. We're all in this together!

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