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Adding a 2.4 ghz wifi

Mcfeely1
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Adding a 2.4 ghz wifi

Idk why I don’t just call for things, but with my old modem, my brother made it so I could connect with either 2.4 or 5. Each had its own password. My weather unit has to use 2.4.

Can you tell me how I can create a new 2.4 network and keep my 5 ghz also. I want to choose and not have it auto connect for me.

Thank you...
EG
Expert

Re: Adding a 2.4 ghz wifi

The two WiFi bands have recently been combined into one with the Comcast gateway devices. Some devices get confused and don't know how to see / talk to combined bands.


If you are not using any Xfi Pods, you can try separating the 2.4 and the 5.0 bands and give them two different broadcast names / SSID's;


https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/change-wifi-mode-admin-tool-xfinity-xfi

 

Associate the weather device with the 2.4 band's SSID (broadcast name) and password.



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