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XFi block all new devices

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XFi block all new devices

I want to block any and all new devices from connecting to my home network unless I approve. I used to be able to do this through various router settings, but I can’t find an equivalent in XFi. Thanks.
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Re: XFi block all new devices

HI, Did you ever get an answer to this question?

I am curious too.

Thanks,

M

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Re: XFi block all new devices

@hsciii@DRMan - this is currently not a feature within xFi. For devices that do successfully connect, you can pause them as soon as they join. Placing them on an indefinite pause will block the device from using your home network until you unpause the device.

If you wish to prevent unwanted devices from connecting to your home network completely, ensure your network is password protected and keep access to the password limited. 

 

Let me know if you have any other questions. 

 


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Re: XFi block all new devices

No I'm sorry this is a unavailable option for Xfinity Period. This is just another example of you screwing your customers. You are truly the EVIL EMPIRE 

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Re: XFi block all new devices

djm19761, Thanks for your feedback.As Brittany said above, you can pause the devices that join your network that you do not want there. 


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Re: XFi block all new devices

This last suggestion is completely unacceptable. In today’s world, to keep secure your assets, it takes a 100% assurance that nothing gets in your infrastructure until it is properly approved.
I would be expecting that you would provide a better response other than rely on a password...
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Re: XFi block all new devices

Thanks for the suggestion but unfortunately because of your worthless Xfi or whatever app blocking anything is impossible now. Not even though the router. Thanks you brilliant tecs

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