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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #75 on: June 21, 2017, 07:33:28 PM »
No.
Is there any way to do it with just an optimum password?
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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #76 on: June 21, 2017, 07:59:17 PM »
So is there an easy way to make my own network from a neighbors public optimum Wi-Fi hotspot? For the login I have a relatives.

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #77 on: June 21, 2017, 10:02:57 PM »
Nope.

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #78 on: June 21, 2017, 10:19:04 PM »
Is there any way to do it with just an optimum password?


So is there an easy way to make my own network from a neighbors public optimum Wi-Fi hotspot? For the login I have a relatives.

What @Yisroel Tech suggested upthread was to get a high gain wifi antenna that you attach to your pc... and you can turn the pc into a hotspot
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=47309.msg1709937.msg#1709937
« Last Edit: June 21, 2017, 10:24:33 PM by Eliyohu »

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #79 on: July 10, 2017, 10:14:39 AM »
Success!
I've managed to set this up with a netgear wifi extender. However I can only get my computer to sign in to optimum my galaxy s5 on the other hand won't load the optimum sign in page. If I manually put in the optimum log in page it comes up (as well as the main optimum site if I put that in) however I get a message that I need to b connected to optimum wifi to log in. My phones mac adress is already registered for auto log in, however when connected to the netgear extender my phone is saying sign in required but won't actually load the page. Any thoughts or ideas I can try?

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #80 on: July 14, 2017, 01:51:12 AM »



What @Yisroel Tech suggested upthread was to get a high gain wifi antenna that you attach to your pc... and you can turn the pc into a hotspot
http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=47309.msg1709937.msg#1709937

So than there is a way, to set up your laptop/pc into a hotspot using the poor wifi connection you have thru the antenna.

Why are you saying it's not possible?

I am totally confused.

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #81 on: July 14, 2017, 06:06:03 PM »



So than there is a way, to set up your laptop/pc into a hotspot using the poor wifi connection you have thru the antenna.

Why are you saying it's not possible?

I am totally confused.

You quoted the wrong person (forsure the wrong post)... when @yisroel tech said...

Nope.
He was referring to using a wifi extender  to create a network or atleast a wifi connection through out your home, which I've since accomplished.

However @yisroel tech suggestion upthread about adding an antenna to your pc etc definitely should work although I personally was never able to get it to work..

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #82 on: July 14, 2017, 06:17:55 PM »

You quoted the wrong person (forsure the wrong post)... when @yisroel tech said...
He was referring to using a wifi extender  to create a network or atleast a wifi connection through out your home, which I've since accomplished.

However @yisroel tech suggestion upthread about adding an antenna to your pc etc definitely should work although I personally was never able to get it to work..
Thanks for your response.

Since you mention you have accomplished to extend the wifi into your home, can you please share in simple instructions how you accomplished it?
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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #83 on: July 14, 2017, 06:26:50 PM »
Thanks for your response.

Since you mention you have accomplished to extend the wifi into your home, can you please share in simple instructions how you accomplished it?
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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #84 on: July 14, 2017, 06:27:41 PM »
Bl"n after shabbos I'll b happy to do so.. you can pm me a reminder...
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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #85 on: July 15, 2017, 11:25:13 PM »
I purchased this netgear extender I know this tp link will work as well. The one issue which I'm having with the netgear is sometimes when trying to connect to it I'll get a failed to obtain ip adress which the tp link reportedly doesn't have an issue with. I'd assume that other models should work as well being I'd assume the firmware etc are similar however I tried a cheaper tp link that didn't work
I added it's mac adress to optimum although I'm pretty sure it's not necessary.
I set up the extender to connect to the strongest optimum network.
I connected my devices to the extender and the optimum sign in page came up in my browser.
Important note for some reason the mac adress of your device is recognized differently then when connecting this way vs straight to the optimum network. If you do auto sign in you'll need to do it twice and will be reconized as different devices.
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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #86 on: August 03, 2017, 11:54:29 AM »
I purchased this netgear extender I know this tp link will work as well. The one issue which I'm having with the netgear is sometimes when trying to connect to it I'll get a failed to obtain ip adress which the tp link reportedly doesn't have an issue with. I'd assume that other models should work as well being I'd assume the firmware etc are similar however I tried a cheaper tp link that didn't work
I added it's mac adress to optimum although I'm pretty sure it's not necessary.
I set up the extender to connect to the strongest optimum network.
I connected my devices to the extender and the optimum sign in page came up in my browser.
Important note for some reason the mac adress of your device is recognized differently then when connecting this way vs straight to the optimum network. If you do auto sign in you'll need to do it twice and will be reconized as different devices.

So based on your experience this extender https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MR90E3A/ref=asc_df_B01MR90E3A5094441?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&tag=shopzilla0d-20&ascsubtag=shopzilla_rev_353-20;15017754770898827570310090301008005&linkCode=df0&creative=395093&creativeASIN=B01MR90E3Aworks good with optimum?

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #88 on: August 03, 2017, 02:02:56 PM »
So based on your experience this netgear extenderworks good with optimum?

Yes

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Re: Wifi Extender for Optimum Wifi?
« Reply #89 on: August 07, 2017, 11:48:50 PM »