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Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only

I’m trying to set up the guest network on my Hub 3.0 to 2.4 only and use this purely for Ring devices (as they work better on this)

is there a way to do this?

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Re: Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only

what you want to do is give your 5ghz and 2ghz bands different SSID names and then you can pick the 2.4 or 5ghz to connect it to

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Re: Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only

The ring devices may well struggle to communicate on the guest network due to the way guest networks are setup.

Have you tried separating the bands on the main network, I would recommend this as you can put more bandwidth hungry devices on 5G and things like ring devices on 2G

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Re: Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only

I think the guest network is 2.4Ghz only.

I might be wrong though.


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Re: Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only


@gary_dexter wrote:

I think the guest network is 2.4Ghz only.

I might be wrong though.


i think you are right

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Re: Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only

I thought that too, but I’ve logged in earlier and the 1 ring device came up as guest 5 ghz


@gary_dexter wrote:

I think the guest network is 2.4Ghz only.

I might be wrong though.


 

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@apcyberax wrote:

@gary_dexter wrote:

I think the guest network is 2.4Ghz only.

I might be wrong though.


i think you are right


My guest network is 5Ghz only  -  I know I’m (W)right as well? 😉

.....until I retest on my other hub......   😛

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Re: Setting Guest Network for 2.4 only

I’ve split the 5 and 2.4 ghz channels on the router. Ive split the devices that are further away onto the 2.4.

I’ve not got round to adding the ring devices yet (they seem ok on the guest channels) but will give it a try at the weekend. 

I’ve also disabled identify devices by their MAC address. I don’t know if this is just coincidence but the network drops have stopped 

 

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