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why can't I get signal for Ipad 50 feet away in upstairs

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I have a new airport extreme wireless router.  signal is just ok in next about 30 feet awy almost line of sight.  Cannot get wifi in upstair bedroom about 50 feet away.  How can I make signal better or stronger. 

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  • judysings Community Specialists Community Specialists (2,360 points)

    Hi bcircus,

     

    Below is the setup guide for your Airport Extreme

    http://manuals.info.apple.com/en_US/airport_extreme_5th_gen_setup.pdf

     

    The article below outlines the optimal wireless settings:

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4199

     

    If your signal is weak in another part of your home, you may need to extend the network with an Airport Express:

    Extend an existing Wi-Fi network’s range.

    If you already have a wireless network in your home and want to extend its range, AirPort Express can help. Just place it in range of your primary base station — an AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule, or another AirPort Express — and near the area where you want your wireless connection. Launch the easy-to-use AirPort Utility app on your iOS device or Mac, and you’re mere minutes away from long-range Wi-Fi enjoyment.

     

    Cheers,

     

    Judy

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