Anyone who connects to your WiFi network can access your gadgets and other private data. Even if you provide your visitors access to your WiFi password, they could unintentionally infect your network with viruses or malware
Luckily, setting up a guest network is simple, and for increased protection, you can change the guest’s Wi-Fi password whenever you wish. To create a Wi-Fi guest network in your home, adhere to these procedures.
How to set up a guest Wifi network
- On your computer, launch a web browser. You can use whatever web browser you like, including Chrome, Safari, Edge, and others
- Next, enter the IP address of your router into the search field. You must log into your WiFi router in order to configure a guest network.
- Next, input the login details for your router. The default username is typically “admin” or left blank, and the default password is typically “admin,” “password,” or left blank.
- Click Guest Network after that. In the event that you can’t locate a guest network button, look under “WiFi,” “Wireless Settings,” or “Advanced.”
- The 2.4GHz network is slower than the 5GHz network but has a greater range, whereas the 5GHz network is significantly faster but has a smaller range.
- The guest WiFi network name and password can then be modified. Typically, the network name is abbreviated as “SSID.” Although some routers pre-fill your network name and password, it is advised that you change them.
- subsequently, select the security options for the guest network. You might need to navigate to the Security settings on your router. Check out our tutorial here if you’re unsure of which router security option to select.
- Lastly, select Save. Now you may tell your visitors the WiFi name and password.