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HotSpot band selection

asked 2019-09-19 09:26:59 +0300

Raf gravatar image

Hi All,

is it possible in Sailfish X to select the WiFi HotSpot frequency band (2.4-5GHz)?

Thank you


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The default might be 2.4GHz and no there's no way by GUI. There might be some possibilities in form of patches or scripts. Maybe someone knows

Sakke ( 2019-09-19 10:01:33 +0300 )edit

I have been hoping for better router functionality for years. Nice to see that I'm not the only one.


vattuvarg ( 2019-09-19 16:18:11 +0300 )edit

Related question: How do I change the channel for WLAN AP mode?

luen ( 2019-09-20 10:22:32 +0300 )edit

Possibly a duplicate of Xperia X and 5Ghz WiFi tethering

luen ( 2019-09-20 10:31:32 +0300 )edit

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answered 2019-09-21 01:17:40 +0300

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updated 2019-09-21 01:18:05 +0300

Andorid Oreo+ allows hospot frequency selection. Blackberry OS10 (R.I.P.) allowed hospot frequency selection on Classic, Passport and other TOTL OS10 phones. Sony Experia XA Plus, even if being an 802.11a/b/g/n phone, with Oreo+ does not allow hospot frequency selection, due to Sony customized Android version. Shame on SONY!!!!

Sad to know that even Sailfish X does not unlock 5 GHz hotspot on XA Plus...very sad... (https://together.jolla.com/question/81930/how-do-i-change-the-channel-for-wlan-ap-mode/)

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There is no hardware limitations on using the 5GHz band, afaik, at least not on newer devices (X, XA2). Making the software takes some effort that Jolla might not have time for.

vattuvarg ( 2019-09-21 02:42:45 +0300 )edit
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