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WiFi Analyzers: Windows | Windows 10 | Android | iOS | MacOS | Linux

How to Check for WiFi Interference at Your Premises and Produce a Report for NCF

1. Holding down the Option key, click on the WiFi Icon in the Title Bar.

2. Go to iOS Settings and find scroll down until you find the AirPort Utility.
AirPortUtility - In IOS Settings
AirPortUtility - In IOS Settings

3. Turn WiFi Scanner on.

Airport Utility - Turning On Wi-Fi Scanner
Airport Utility - Turning On Wi-Fi Scanner

4. Open AirPort Utility and tap Wi-Fi Scan.

Airport Utility - WiFi Scan
Airport Utility - WiFi Scan

5. Tap Scan and wait 30 seconds.

Airport Utility - Scan Start
Airport Utility - Scan Start

6. Now you can see all the networks with their channels and RSSI levels. Click Stop

Airport Utility - Scan Results
Airport Utility - Scan Results

7. Click on the info icon in the bottom right corner of the results page.

AirportUtility - Channel Reports Icon
Airport Utility - Channel Reports Icon

8. Take a screenshot by using the key combination Power+Home and send the pictures to support@ncf.ca or in response to the most recent ticket email you have received from the NCF Help Desk.

AirportUtility - Channel Summary
Airport Utility - Channel Summary

9. The RSSI represents the signal strength of the networks around you. If you're configuring yo

11. REMEMBER: go back into the settings and turn off the WiFi-Scanner to conserve your device's battery.

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