Change Wi-Fi power and channel settings on your modem

Radio Setup allows you to select the wireless channel (1-11), power level (10-100%), 802.11 modes (802.11b/g/n), spatial streams, aggregation, and MIMO power save. 
NOTE:  This article applies to newer CenturyLink modems. Other modems may have different features, lights, and behaviors.
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1.  Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, directly to your modem using the Ethernet cable (usually yellow).

2.  Open a web browser and type http://192.168.0.1 into the web address field.

3.  Log in to your modem's settings (GUI) using the Administrator Username and Password, then select "Apply." Unless you have changed the default settings, you can find the login information on the modem's sticker.

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4.  Select "Wireless Setup."

  1. Select "Radio Setup."
  1. Select the desired "Channel". Selecting the best channel depends on your environment. Check the modem wireless status for the best available channel. 
  1.  Select the desired "Wireless Power Level." The best Wireless Power Level depends on your environment.
Lower power settings will create a circular coverage area, giving better coverage near the modem but reducing the maximum distance.
Higher power settings create an elliptical coverage area, transmitting farther but reducing coverage closer to the modem.
  1. Select "Apply" to save your changes.
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