• Ensure your HomePlug adapters or HomePlug embedded products are securely plugged directly into your electrical outlets.
    • Avoid plugging them into a power strip or extension cord.
    • Do not plug them into a surge protector.
    • Do not plug them into a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply).
  • Try to place your HomePlug products in areas where minimal other equipment is plugged in.
    • Plug your HomePlug products into outlets away from cell phone chargers.
    • Keep HomePlug products away from equipment with a motor (e.g. a treadmill, fan, vacuum cleaner, etc.)
    • Certain fluorescent lamps may also cause interference if plugged in close to HomePlug products.
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  • HomePlug products with a pass-through feature can be helpful by providing an extra outlet for you to use, as well as provide filtering of "noise" on your line from other equipment (see previous tip).
  • If your HomePlug product has an LED light indicating the quality of your network performance that is showing red (often indicated by a "house" symbol), try using another nearby outlet instead.
  • Place hybrid HomePlug + Wi-Fi extenders in areas of your home where Wi-Fi reception is low to give your wireless signal a strong boost.
  • Download and install the latest firmware updates from the manufacturer’s website. Checking more frequently for updates within the first year of a product's release is advisable.
  • Avoid plugging HomePlug products into AFCI/GFCI outlets.