Is iPad WiFi range satisfactory?

Discussion in 'iPad Carriers' started by OmarKN, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. OmarKN
    Offline

    OmarKN iPF Novice

    Joined:
    May 7, 2010
    Messages:
    44
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Hi,

    Has someone else a recurring problem which has been reported that
    the WiFi range (is) too small? :
    "My iPad wifi recognized zero public networks at my work location, while mi iMac recognized about nine. I returned it and bought a WiFi 3G, but the same problem remains."

    (This reminds me of the new iPhone 4 problems.)

    How are u experiencing the WiFi-range of your iPad?

    bw, Omar
  2. iPadCharlie
    Offline

    iPadCharlie iPad Super Guru

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2010
    Messages:
    4,239
    Thanks Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +7 / 0
    The software update 3.2.1 seems to have really helped a lot of people with their WiFi connection. I know it helped me.
  3. Hasty
    Offline

    Hasty iPad Ninja

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2010
    Messages:
    2,282
    Thanks Received:
    22
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    Location
    Ratings:
    +22 / 0
    No complaints here. At home my modem covers house and garden, and out and about it seems to work fine. So for me that subject has never arisen. That said the discrepancy between the two machines seems substantial.

    Perhaps you should try using a wifi search app.
    I use an iPhone app on my iPad to list available local networks. Had it before the iPad was released but it works fine, displaying channels, strength, locked, range etc..

    Just enter wifi finder into the AppStore and you will see various apps listed.

    Remember the iPad is just one side of the equation, modem positioning, signal strength and local interference also play a part.
  4. cmalinowski
    Offline

    cmalinowski iPF Novice

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2010
    Messages:
    74
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Yes, mine is bad. At home it drops out and connects at 3G speeds a lot. But, it's just an inconvenience at present. Once there is a jailbreak for 3.2.1 I'll upgrade and I feel that 3.2.1 will probably fix it.

    Until then, I'm okay with 3G since I'm unlimited :)

    Chris
Similar Threads
  1. donka
    Replies:
    23
    Views:
    10,638
  2. gbmaui
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    6,991
  3. guyyoung
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    2,875
  4. Paul80
    Replies:
    4
    Views:
    2,700
  5. carolinahand
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    12,947
Loading...

Share This Page

Search tags for this page
apple ipad wifi range
,
distance ipad hotspot
,
how far is ipad personal hotspot range
,
how far should wifi reach for a ipad
,
how far will wifi reach on ipad mini 2
,
ipad hotspot range
,
ipad mini wifi distance
,
ipad wifi distance range
,
ipad wifi distance small
,

ipad wifi range

,
ipad wifi range problem
,
ipad wireless range
,
my ipad ii suddenly seems out of range of my wifi
,
range apple ipad air wifi hotspot verizon
,
what is the range of ipad hot spot
,
what is the wi-fi range of a ipad
,
what is the wi-fi range of an ipad
,
what is wifi range ipad
,
what the range for i pad wireless
,
wireless range of an ipad