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Internet, Networking, and Wireless Discussion of networking, internet, and wireless including Apple's Airport products.

Anyone else have problems with airport express and cordless phones?


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Sounds weird, but whenever someone is using the cordless phone, I can't get my computer to recognize my airport. I did a test, where someone was on a cordless phone and I was on the internet. I couldn't connect. They then switched to the land line, and my computer found my airport. Whats up with that? Is the base to the phone confusing my computer?
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Thats funny, you should find out on what band your phone operates. My phone never interrupts my wireless signal.
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ALL Wifi (Not just Airport) uses the same Frequency band of 2.4Ghz Portable Phones. Try changing the channel on your Wireless Router.
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ALL Wifi (Not just Airport) uses the same Frequency band of 2.4Ghz Portable Phones. Try changing the channel on your Wireless Router.
How do I change the frequency?
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What brand WiFi router you using? Brand and Model if possible.
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You can change it from the Airport Admin Utility. I used to have this problem, but since I got new phones I am more likely to have the Airport interfere with them than vice-versa. When AP is in use, I hear a clicking noise on my phones. I'm going 5.8Ghz here soon anyways, for the phones, so it won't be an issue any longer.


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This is a very common problem. My cordless phone consistently whacked my Netgear router, even after changing channels (I think the phone would change channels automatically to search for the clearest one).

I resolved the problem by using the same solution as baggs proposes, only I switched to a 900 MHz phone. It's been problem-free ever since.
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