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Please, change this to enable Quest 1/2 Windows 10 hotspot stability.

Gairickson
Level 2

Intel put limitations into their AX200 and AX210 wifi modules so that the hotspots would comply with international regulations designed to limit needless 5ghz use. The Nintendo Switch, Chromebooks, Android phones, they're all capable of waking the 5ghz function of a Windows 10, intel based hotspot... but the Oculus Quest 2 isn't. 

Why? As near as I can understand, the device connecting to the hotspot has to initiate the wake and the Oculus Quest 2 isn't initiating the wake. 

Why do I think this? You can wake the hotspot to trigger the 5ghz radio by connecting it to the devices I mentioned before, or by connecting the wifi to 5ghz wifi prior to initializing the hotspot. Once the hotspot is woken up by a Nintendo Switch, or a iPhone, or a Android phone, the Oculus Quest 2 works beautifully for airlink and virtual desktop. 

 


Here's some findings; 


https://medium.com/@renaudcerrato/how-to-build-your-own-wireless-router-from-scratch-part-3-d54eecce...

Here's what users are currently doing to wake the hotspot 5ghz  band well enough to stream 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vnfA4FKs88

I do not think intel will be willing to change anything about their drivers, and while most users may be able to afford better routers, or an extra router for dedicated gaming, there will be many who don't have the space or money to do so. Supporting hotspots would be a great way to increase the number of wireless streaming players and be yet more voices to help sell the idea of oculus products to their friends and family. 

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