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Why the microwave can interfere with your Wi-Fi

If the WLAN falters, household appliances may be the cause of the problems. Baby monitors, microwaves or wireless mice generate radio waves that can cause interference. If users can no longer receive the WLAN properly in their apartment or house, the cause may be lurking in the kitchen. A microwave oven, for example, generates radio waves in an area that is also used by the router and can therefore influence WLAN reception. The trade magazine "Connect" (7/2018) reports that other household appliances and devices that work with radio waves also use frequencies that can affect the WLAN. Baby monitors or wireless mice can also interfere with the WLAN. How to prevent interference Modern routers use two frequency bands, which means...

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