MacBook Air wifi issue

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  1. dave307

    dave307 Active Member

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    Hi I have this new MacBook Air
    MacOs.High Sierra
    MacBook Air 13ins 2017
    Processor 1.8GHz Intel core i5
    Memory 8GB 1600MHzDD3
    Graphics Intel HDGraphics 6001536mb


    Now my question is I decided to check the wifi speed on this MacBook did various tests and the results were 24.59 second 22.66Mbps
    Same test on iPad same times and same place distance from router results was 35.8 second test 36.4.
    My provider is EE and have fibre installed top speed is 38Mbps.
    Why is my MacBook showing so low wifi than the iPad also did test on iPhone and that result was 34/36.
    Any help why this is Please.
    Many thanks. David.
     
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    carolineM Well-Known Member

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    If more than one device is connected to your WiFi at the same time, this will affect the results if your speed tests.
     
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    Thanks for that, But there is quite a large difference in the readings.
     
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    Why don’t you testing them separately with no other devices running at the same time.
     
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    Yea have just tried that the only wifi on now is MacBook. No difference. David.
     
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    Anybody Please.
     
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    Try renewing your DHCP lease on the MacBook. Check your network settings.

    Try releasing your MacBook's network settings and reconnect to the wifi.
     
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