Without vpn still the same. The speed struggles
Wireless mode I just changed this morning.
Wireless name I’ll change and test
Universal beem forming I didn’t enable.
Let’s see tonight when I get back home
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In your screenshot, Universal Beamforming is
What other defaults have you changed?
After testing the above, and if it still shows no improvement;
Find a few spots for one or more of your wireless devices that you can reliably place/orient exactly the same each time. An ac powered (here, I mean plugged into the ac power socket) device is better than a handheld device which may be throttling the WiFi to save battery.
When you have chosen your main client device and its most used location, it is worth testing for the best location and orientation of the router with it there. The antennae should be all straight up if all your (main) devices are on the same level in your home. But moving the router as little as six inches left/right/up/down and playing with the orientation too at each may make a marked improvement when combined with the process below.
When changing the router's location/orientation the changes I am looking for at the client device is an increase on the internet/surfing responsiveness. That indicates that the connection between the client and router is more or less 'solid' and less error correction is taking place and more data is transmitted (both ways) per time slice.
These spots/locations should be the ones that are used the most with those specific devices for best maximum effect.
Find and use more than one speedtest site to test with each device, at each location, that you have available. Also, have a few sites that you normally browse handy too. After every change listed below, note how the responsiveness of the internet compares/correlates to the 'speed stats' the test sites show. To me and many customers, this is the most important aspect of the network, rather than the raw/highest performance it can achieve.
With the above in place, a sheet of paper for notes and a pencil, do the next steps repeatedly until you have found the best channel overall for your environment.
- Ignore any 'wifi' utilities you may have access to. Really. They are not needed and just waste your time analyzing partial wireless info.
- Only change the Control Channel as listed below, make no other changes during this testing.
- Ensure that the test client devices are used in the exact location (I use a few small tables and put them on it) and orientation.
- Now, change the Control Channel to the lowest possible number. Wait at least a minute or two for the router to settle and the client to re-authorize, and then test that channel with each device and location chosen above. Make sure you take good notes.
- Now increase the Control Channel to the next lowest number and repeat. Write down your notes.
- Repeat the above process until you have tested all the channels available (I might ignore the DFS channels though, depending on your area).
After the testing is done, analyze your notes to choose the channel you'll now use.
The reason why I say to ignore any WiFi utilities when doing this is that unless you spend a lot of money, they all give very little useful information for setting an actual Control Channel
to use. Not only do most/all ignore the WiFi/wireless load
of the channels in use, but they are also doing it at the wrong end of the link (they all do it at the client's device location).
In reality, the router (and it's location and orientation) determine what interference and therefore what error corrections, the link to the client device 'needs'.
Using utilities that don't understand this is often an exercise in futility and with usually subpar WiFi performance except for being able to show a higher 'number' value which in the end doesn't mean anything if the network feels slow and sluggish in actual use.
Testing each channel like outlined above will quickly and accurately show you what the best overall channel is
for your WiFi environment. If new neighbors move in next door, new routers start popping up or if your devices (or firmware, sometimes!) changes, it is worth repeating this 'tuning' above to better match the changed wireless environment then. WiFi 'tuning' isn't a science, or a one time act. It is something that evolves over time.