How to Make Your Windows PC Automatically Switch to the Strongest Wi-Fi Network

Xiaobai Software  2022-07-01 12: 36  read 63 views

The strength of your wireless connection depends on how close your connected device is to the wireless router.The farther you go, the weaker the signal your device gets.If you have multiple network devices in your home or office, you can configure Windows to automatically connect to the strongest Wi-Fi network available.

To achieve this, you need to configure your local network card properties.If not, you can use a third-party Wi-Fi network manager application to set network priorities in Windows.

 

How to Configure Network Adapter Properties to Set Wi-Fi Network Properties

Roaming aggressiveness is a network card function.When you change its settings, it changes the threshold at which your Wi-Fi adapter starts looking for another Wi-Fi network device.

Set this value too high and it will jump even if the signal is good.When set to lowest, the Wi-Fi adapter may not scan for another network until the signal strength is too weak.

By default, on your Windows computer,Roaming aggressiveness is set to medium level.You can change that and set it to Highest to make Windows connect to the strongest Wi-Fi network in the area.

To change the value of Roaming aggressiveness:

1. Press Win + R to open Run.

2. Enter control and click OK to open the control panel.

3. Next, click Network and Internet, and then click Network and Sharing Center.

4. In the left pane, click "Change adapter settings".

 

5. From here, right-click on your active Wi-Fi adapter and select "Properties".

6. In the "Properties" window, click the "Configure" button.

 

7. From here, right-click on your active Wi-Fi adapter and select "Properties".

8. In the "Properties" window, click the "Configure" button.

9. By default, the value of roaming aggressiveness is set to medium.Click the drop-down menu and select 5. Highest.

10. Click OK to save the changes.

Close all open windows and restart your computer.After restarting, you need to configure your computer to look for other networks while still connected to the current network.Here's how to do it:

1. Press Win + R to open Run.

2. Enter ncpa.cpl and click OK to open the Network Connections dialog.

3. Right-click on your Wi-Fi adapter and select Status.

 

4. Next, click Wireless Properties.

 

5. In the "Properties" dialog box, check the "Look for other wireless networks when connecting to this network" option.

 

6. Click OK to save the changes.

With it, your computer will skip to the next strongest Wi-Fi network when detected.

Since we set roaming aggressiveness to the highest, you may notice frequent jumps between networks, even if you move around a bit.

In this case, try other roaming aggressiveness levels to find one that works best for you.To restore the default settings, select 3.Medium in the network properties.

how to useWifinianAutomatically switch between the best Wi-Fi networks

Wifinianis a third-party Windows tool that lets you actively control your Wi-Fi connection.It has a basic user interface with some handy options.

Using the app, you can configure automatic connection and automatic switching for your Wi-Fi network.You can also scan, perform automatic connections based on signal strength, and organize wireless profiles based on priority.

To automatically switch between the best Wi-Fi networks using Wivinian:

1. Go to the Microsoft StoreWifinian page.

2. Click Get this app to download and install the app.

3. After installation, it will appear in the taskbar.

4. Tap the Wivinian icon to launch the application.

 

5. It will automatically scan and display all available Wi-Fi profiles.

 

6. Tap the Auto connect button, then tap Auto switch to have the app automatically select and connect to the strongest Wi-Fi network when available.

Automatically connect to the strongest Wi-Fi network in Windows

Roaming aggressiveness is a great way to connect your Windows device to the most stable wireless network at work and home.However, if you don't want to adjust wireless aggressiveness through network properties each time, you can use the Wivinian app to automate the process, albeit with less control.

 

 

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