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[Q&A] Can't connect to 5ghz wifi

2019-04-16 14:58:34
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Hello everyone,

I just observed in my xiaomi note 5pro with global rom, that I can't connect to 5GHZ wifi even though the network is visible. I see the name of the network with 5ghz just next to it, but can't connect to it. Any clues? Is it locked in Europe?
2019-04-16 14:58:34
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D.A. van der Geest | from Mi Note 2

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Have you tried to change the channel on the router?
2019-04-16 15:08:44

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suchyd Author |

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D.A. van der Geest replied at 2019-04-16 21:08:44
Have you tried to change the channel on the router?

What I did, was a connecting my laptop to 5ghz Wifi and then I did hotspot from my computer. I'm in a hotel and there's a paid wifi for one device only. When I connect my laptop to 2.4ghz hotel wifi and do a hotspot it works perfectly, but with 5Ghz doesn't :/ which is faster and honestly better.
2019-04-17 01:18:14

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Erykkun | from Redmi Note 5

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I think u should try connect directly to the phone but I'm not as my laptop cant connect to 5Ghz WiFi.
2019-04-17 07:10:20

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suchyd Author |

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When I try to create a 5ghz hotspot from my phone I'm getting msg that 5ghz isn't supported in this country :/
2019-04-18 13:14:47

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myfedora | from Redmi 5A

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As I remembered the 5Ghz wifi band 1&2 was banned in EU for indoor usage because it can interference the radar comm system. You can search the info online.
2019-04-19 08:25:21

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myfedora | from Redmi 5A

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https://piunikaweb.com/2018/12/20/xiaomi-devices-wont-support-5ghz-wi-fi-hotspots-band-1-in-european-union-eu-and-many-other-regions/
2019-04-19 08:26:16

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suchyd Author |

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myfedora replied at 2019-04-19 14:26:16
https://piunikaweb.com/2018/12/20/xiaomi-devices-wont-support-5ghz-wi-fi-hotspots-band-1-in-european ...

Thanks for that info, was looking for it without any success. Does exist any trick which can activate back 5ghz support? :)
2019-04-20 17:23:59
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