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01 December 2023 | Blog

Advent tips: Unwrapping the Perfect Holiday Connection

As you gather with loved ones and connect virtually with friends, ensuring a robust and reliable Wi-Fi experience becomes essential. Fear not, as we’ve unwrapped a gift of tips and tricks to illuminate your home with a seamless and speedy connection. From optimal router placement to securing your home network, embark on a journey to enhance your holiday connectivity.

How to manage your network access

  1. Create a guest network: Set up a separate guest network to keep your main network secure and to prevent guests from accessing sensitive devices.
  1. Create unique and strong passwords: Create a unique and strong password that combines letters, numbers, and symbols. Avoid easily guessable information like birthdays or names.
  2. Update password regularly: Change your Wi-Fi password periodically, especially if you’ve shared it with guests if you have not created a guest network. This helps maintain the security of your network.

How to keep your network secure

Network access and security in house

  1. Use strong passwords: Create a strong, unique password for your Wi-Fi network using a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. Change it periodically to enhance security.
  2. Use WPA3 Encryption: Upgrade your Wi-Fi security to WPA3 if your router supports it. This provides a higher level of encryption, making it more difficult for unauthorized users to access your network.
  3. Regular device updates: Ensure that all devices connected to the network have the latest software updates to optimize performance.

How to enjoy optimal Wi-Fi during the holidays

  1. Optimal router placement: Place the router in a central location: This ensures that the Wi-Fi signal is distributed evenly throughout your home. Avoid placing it in a corner or close to walls, as this can limit coverage to certain areas. Avoid placing it near large metal objects, or electronic devices that may interfere with the signal.
  2. Extend your network with mesh nodes: Strategically place mesh nodes (extenders) throughout your home to create a seamless network. Mesh systems automatically manage the distribution of Wi-Fi signals, providing consistent coverage.
  3. Upgrade to a dual-band router: If you haven’t already, upgrade to a dual-band router and connect devices that require higher bandwidth to the 5GHz band.

How to quickly log your Christmas presents onto your network

  1. Read the quick start guide: Start by reading the manual or quick start guide with the device. It often provides step-by-step instructions for connecting to a Wi-Fi network.
  2. Use WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): If your router supports WPS, you can often connect devices quickly by pressing the WPS button on the router and then on the device.
  3. Access device settings: Navigate to the device settings, usually found in the system menu. Look for the Wi-Fi or network settings to locate available happy digital family
  4. Enter Wi-Fi credentials: Select your Wi-Fi network from the list, enter the password, and follow any additional prompts to complete the connection.
  5. Keep guest network password available: Make life easy for excited kids unpacking their gadgets! Stick the guest network password on a cute card or post it somewhere handy. No fuss, just fun!


As you navigate the holiday moments, may these Wi-Fi tips enhance your gatherings. From our digital hearth to yours, may your holidays be merry and your connections strong. Wishing you a joy-filled and seamlessly connected season!

Author: Ms. Aicha Mekki