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Wifi range extender for iPad & Android phones

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Currently in my home, due to a thick concrete wall, the corner when my bed
& reading desk is located can't reach the broadband Wifi even if I connect
a Vonets VAR11N repeater below to the Telco's Wifi router:
  https://www.amazon.com/VAR11N-300-Multi-Functional-Wireless-Portable-Repeater/dp/B01199OGK0/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1537179880&sr=1-1&keywords=Vonets+VAR11N&dpID=41v4vdqpDGL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

I then used a USB Wifi dongle plus a 6m USB extender cable to connect to
my laptop with dongle bypassing the thick concrete wall (with direct line-of
-sight to the router) & could now consistently get the Wifi signal:
  https://www.amazon.com/NETGEAR-RangeMax-Wireless-N-Adapter-WNDA3100/dp/B004ZY7THY/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1537179557&sr=8-7&keywords=netgear+rangemax

Q1:
However, for my iPad & my Android phone (which sometimes I read on the
bed), is there something equivalent to the Netgear dongle that I could use
with a USB extender cable?  Ideally one solution for both iPad & Android
instead having to buy separate solutions.

Q2:
I ever seen a metal sticker which claims that once pasted onto the phone
will enhance the range of mobile phones' but lost that article : does this
work & can share an eBay/Amazon link to purchase?
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