App of the Week: Wi-Fi AnalyzerFargo, ND (WDAY TV) - If you've ever struggled with your Wi-Fi - you know how frustrating it can be.
By: Kerstin Kealy, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - If you've ever struggled with your Wi-Fi - you know how frustrating it can be.
But there's a great way to make the most of your connection at home or out and about because there's an app for that.
We have come a long way from this, but with the benefits of technology also come the headaches.
Many of us have been there: You're trying to load your favorite website or you're watching your favorite YouTube video and your connection freezes over and over.
If you suffer from a weak Wi-Fi signal and the frustration it brings, the Wi-Fi Analyzer is one of the most useful apps in the market.
The app shows you every Wi-Fi signal available where you are and the channel each signal is on. The higher the arc, the better the signal.
You can actually walk around your house and see the signals change, showing where your device has the best connection.
It can help you decide where to put your router to give you the strongest signal and if there are a lot of signals in your neighborhood it can show you what channels are the least crowded, so if you need to you can move your wireless signal to a less crowded channel improve and speed up your connection.
The Wi-Fi analyzer is also a great tool if you're using a public Wi-Fi signal, say at a mall or coffee shop.
You can pick the strongest signal and the best spot to make the most of your internet connection.
You can also personalize the settings and see different views of the signals. The Wi-Fi analyzer is free in the Google play market.