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Paused devices are 'resuming' without being select to do so

awpbetts
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Paused devices are 'resuming' without being selected to do so.

In My Virgin Media app, I've paused a device in my household as I don't want it connecting to the broadband. However, after a while it resumes its connection without me making any changes. Why is this happening and how can I resolve?

I want the device to remain paused unless I un-pause it (I don't want to have kicking it off manually
). 

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Tudor
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"MAC Address Randomisation = the death of Wi-Fi Pausing". Not necessarily so with Apple devices. If the SSID is the same as the last time the device connected then it will use the same ‘random’ MAC as before.


Tudor
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