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Guest access xfi

I am trying to give access to my guest when they come and visit me. However, i really hate giving access to my personal network. What are my options?
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Re: Network access

https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/about-xfinity-wifi-internet
If you have a compatible gateway, your guests should be using the hotspot

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Re: Network access

If your guest in your home isn't an xfinity subscriber would you create a secondary account for them so they have a login?

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Re: Network access

FWIW, from the website, see the second bullet point;

 

"How can visitors connect to Xfinity WiFi in my home?

  • Visitors who are Xfinity Internet subscribers can simply select the Xfinity WiFi network xfinitywifi on their device and open a web browser to get started. They will be able to sign in with their Xfinity username and password.
  • Non-Comcast subscriber access is limited to complimentary passes or the purchase of WiFi On Demand passes."


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Re: Guest access xfi


@Ch3lements wrote:
I am trying to give access to my guest when they come and visit me. However, i really hate giving access to my personal network. What are my options?

Your options are:

 

If you're using a Comcast gateway,

1.  Create a secondary , restricted account for your guest to allow them access to the hotspot. 

2.  Get yourself a third party wireless router (doesn't have to be top of the line), hook it up to your gateway, configure it as a Wireless Access Point only (no routing functions) with a different SSID and password, and turn on AP Isolation. (Check router documentation on how to do this). 

 

If you are using a third party wireless router,

1. Set up a Guest Network on that router. (Check router documentation on how to do this.)


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