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Best Router For Nexus 4?
Have been using a Linksys WRT54G Router for atleast 6 years now, which in technology time is ANCIENT. I got my nexus 4 a couple months ago and WiFi speeds have always been atrocious. I've searched every forum, site, blog, you name it possible. If i google any phrase containing the words "nexus 4" "poor" "wifi" every link within the first probably 10 pages is highlighted that I've clicked it. From what I've gathered the Nexus 4 just seems to work better on certain routers than others, no matter what settings you may do to your current router.
What i'm hoping to do is maybe get some of you fine folks here to maybe help compile a short list (confirm or deny) of routers that work better than others just from your experience.
Fios is not available where I'm at. We've had 5Mbps since day 1 and I'm okay with that. When Wifi is on my nexus 4 and browing chrome/twitter/etc the speed difference is hardly noticeable even compared to when I have my data turned on with anywhere from 5-8Mbps. Downloading from the Play Store is where the difference is. No matter what app, update, etc the speed is ridiculous. 8MB YouTube update = 6 Hours. I've waited a half hour to download a 1Mb UCCW Skin from the play store. Data On > same app downloads in seconds. Ran several speedtests with WIFI on and get about 2.5Mbps (normal) down WHICH IM OK WITH. I just wish my play store downloads would go that fast. Heck, even half that fast! (quick note, i dont have any problems staying constantly connected to wifi, almost always full bars unless i walk down to my basement, outside or whatever)
Have seen many, many threads on various sites about peoples Linksys WRT54G routers not playing nice with their Nexus 4. Seen a couple hit or miss threads with D-Link routers. I've tried countless settings "fixes" but to no avail. Have looked into custom firmware for the router but at that point I'd rather just swing up to Best Buy and get a new router. So if you guys could share which routers you are using at home and the speed, and/or product recommendation would be greatly appreciated.