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Old 06-18-2012, 09:45 AM
 
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Hello all, I have recently noticed that the wifi signal on my cellphone is fine throughout my house, and I don't see any slowdowns or problems connecting anywhere, even when I am on the 2nd floor (our wireless router is in the basement).

However, the signal on the iPad is weak, and almost non-existent on the 2nd floor of the home.

Any idea why there would be a difference between the 2?
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Old 06-18-2012, 12:51 PM
 
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It may depend on which is a "b" and which is a "n".

Here's a link that may help:

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1398
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Old 06-19-2012, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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The type shouldn't make that much of a difference.
Ranges are pretty similar across all bands.

It's quite simply the one in your phone is better.
Why is a 4 cylinder Audi faster then a 4 cylinder Chevy?
Not everything is created equal.

Do you have the latest software on the iPad? Some times they release updates that can fix such issues.
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