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WIFI issues

Discussion in 'NEO X7 mini' started by Dave178, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    Please can anyone tell me why WIFI on Minix X7 mini in my house is so slow?

    When I connect ethernet I can get 30Mbps download speed.

    When I connect by WIFI I get 1Mbps.

    My samsung galaxy S5 gets about 20-25Mbps.
    Laptop gets the same.
    Childrens iPads the same.

    Is it a problem with the router and the box?

    I have noticed the same issue at many of my clients homes (I supply and install Minix boxes) so I end up having to wire up with Ethernet, sometimes very inconvenient and can be a deal breaker!

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. mchp92

    mchp92 Active Member

    What I have seen on this forum in the past year or so, wifi can be an issue on these boxes
    Having said that, i have 5 miniz boxes, 2 on wifi, and no problems with them
    Maybe some production batch issue? Maybe firmware level issue?
     
  3. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    Is your device updated with the latest firmware?
     
  4. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    This is my info attached Screenshot_2016-06-16-16-29-59.png
     
  5. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

  6. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    I need to make changes to the registry (I'm on Win 10) on my computer in order to update the Minix box?
    Why doesn't the Minix offer me to update the firmware on the box itself?
     
  7. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    The only way to update from Jelly Bean to KitKat is using the flashtool.
     
  8. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    Villa, thanks for your help.

    The Minix x7 mini video is extremely low volume and I really can't understand what that Russian guy is saying anyway. Can you please give me clear step by step instructions on how to update? Including installing the drivers on my Windows 10 computer. Cheers. I have downloaded the required files and am ready to go.
     
  9. Villa

    Villa Administrator Administrator

    Sorry, but all I know is what you can see in that thread! I don't have an X7 Mini and have never updated one.
    Also I have never used Windows 10 to update my X7, I've always used Windows 7.

    Here is another tutorial I found...

     
  10. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    Just got a Minix X7 mini with Android 4.4.2 on it from my supplier.

    Made no difference to WIFI speed.
     
  11. 2urtle

    2urtle New Member

    I am having similar issues... (on 2.5.0) alot of the time it says the router is not in range..
    sometimes it looks like a good signal but when I go to something that uses the internet it says not connected.
    may be someone could make a wifi dongle possible to use...
    (I have to use one on my acer laptop because the wifi card is crap)
     
  12. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    I talked to Mnix R&D in Hong Kong and they had no solution to the issue. Some WIFI environment simply don't work well with the box. Reason unknown.
     
  13. LeonB

    LeonB New Member

    Hey Guys, I have the same problem with my Neo x7 mini, 10 mbps with ethernet and 0,5 mbps with wifi. I´ve tried everything. All the other devices are still okay. Have you got some new solutions or ideas?

    Thanks
     
  14. LeonB

    LeonB New Member

    Okay found something, the box don't work with my acus rt ac87u but with a FritzBox it works well. Sorry for my english :)
     
  15. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    OK so you've changed routers and now the box gets good WIFI speed? Nothing else has changed?
     
  16. LeonB

    LeonB New Member

    jeah, i don't know what is wrong there but now it works fine.
     
  17. Dave178

    Dave178 New Member

    Can you give me the exact model of your FritzBox please? Is it just a router or does it have input for fiber and ADSL?
     
  18. LeonB

    LeonB New Member

    FritzBox3490. I use this just as a router. Input via LAN.