5GHz wireless on iPad 4

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  1. grahamet1

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    Hi, I recently bought a Linksys EA4500 dual band wireless 'n' router to improve reception. Without changing the SSID I broadcast on 5 GHz is there any way I can tell whether my iPad is using 5 or 2.4 ?
     
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    Nothing on the iPad, to the best of my knowledge. There might be something in the router, in the logs or where it shows what clients are connected.
     
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    Thanks but the router's admin pages don't say either, even though I've set up a Linksys "smart wifi" account. :(
     
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    It is automatic assuming the channel you are connected to is the high speed connection Yu could use speed test to verify


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    If it is a dual band, then you should be able to give each band a different SSID. That's what I do and I can easily tell which one my iPad is on.
     

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