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Why does my Android™ device automatically connect to the 2.4 GHz band

Most Android™ devices prefer range over speed.  If the Wi-Fi Name is the same on your 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual-band network, by default, your Android device will automatically connect to the 2.4 GHz band.
 

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In order to maximize your dual-band network, it is recommended to use unique Wi-Fi Names for your 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks.  To learn how to change your Wi-Fi Name, click on your device below:

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