As you know today there are 2 very popular floor bands for today’s devices is WiFi 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. And it seems that the current devices are able to capture faster and stronger 5Ghz, so in some cases we should hide 2.4Ghz WiFi network. But that is not the whole reason that we turn off 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi network.
What is the 2.4GHz WiFi band and 5Ghz WiFi band?
You can understand it roughly like this, with floor tape WiFi 2.4Ghz allows for longer range connection, more stable and does not consume energy however its transmission speed is slow and prone to disconnection.
In contrast to The 2.4 GHz band is 5 GHz When the transmission speed is super fast, super strong and not overloaded. But it also has the drawback of being very energy consuming, close range and often obstructions such as walls affect the wave quality.
Why turn off WiFi 2.4Ghz
Currently in Vietnam there are a lot of 2.4 Ghz floor bands, because this will lead to the situation that your signal will be affected, in addition, if we are using WiFi in the home, it is not necessary to broadcast too far. . Using 5Ghz band is enough for users
Instructions on how to hide WiFi 2.4Ghz network
Step 1: To hide 2.4Ghz WiFi network or in other words turn off 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi network we need to access the system settings address of WiFi there. Usually we are good Use the address 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1.
– Usual ID and password are admin / admin or user / root.
-> After successfully accessing the WiFi Model we will see a part Dual Band Selection Click on it.
Step 2: The Dual Band Selection section will allow you to activate using both bands at once or be allowed to use one of the two bands, 2.4 Ghz and 5 Ghz.
After Remove 2.4Ghz to turn off 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi network.
-> After the above operation remember to Save to save settings.
Step 3: In addition, you can also go to the Wireless 2.4Ghz section to proceed Disable WiFi then press Save.
Step 4: At this stage, you have not installed WiFi before or this is the first time you can install the installation Wireless 5Ghz part below and name the WiFi as usual.
-> Note save on after installing WiFi.
Step 5: pull down section Wireless Security and proceed to set a password for this WiFi with the standard WPA / WPA2 most popular today.
Scroll down to the bottom and click save to save the password setting you have just set.
Step 6: Next, go to the DHP section to set up automatic or manual IP distribution. Better yet, let the DHCP Server be Disable Let the Model automatically distribute.
Step 7: However, all these settings will not be immediately implemented, but if you want to turn off 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi network, you have to enter System Tools > select Reboot > select continue Reboot to restart the Model. At the moment hidden 2.4Ghz WiFi network really works.
The system will ask if you want to reboot or click on it OK, got it If you agree to perform the Reboot operation.
The reboot process will take less than 1 minute, at this point you will check to see if the WiFi on the 2.4 Ghz floor is actually turned off.
With the instructions above we can easily hide 2.4Ghz WiFi network if the device supports it. The above article is practiced on Model TP-Link Archon C50 and each type of model has a different interface, especially other models. However, the way to install WiFi between models has certain rules and it is not difficult for you to install WiFi as well as hide 2.4Ghz WiFi network.
Also for those who are using TP-Link if you do not know how Change TPlink WiFi password Please see the following article for detailed instructions.