[SOLVED] What do the percentages mean next to wifi network names?

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[SOLVED] What do the percentages mean next to wifi network names?

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I can figure out about what they mean, but I don't know exactly what they mean.

When I click the wifi icon, and next to my network, I see 55%, what exactly does that mean?

Should I be worried that I never see it above 60%?

Does it mean my connection to my network is at 55%, computer to router, or my actual wifi is 55% of something?

Wondering if I need to contact my ISF, get a new router, or figure out how to run an ethernet cable across my apartment and not rely on wifi.

Any ideas?
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Re: What do the percentages mean next to wifi network names?

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It's a representation of signal strength from the router. Anything over 30% is OK, anything over 50% is Good. You'd probably need your router within a couple of meters of the machine to hit 80% +
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Re: What do the percentages mean next to wifi network names?

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Thanks. My speedtest results are pretty bad so I was wondering about it. Maybe time to up my ISP plan.

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