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How to hide network from others

jayson39
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How to hide network from others

Hide my network from others
andyross
Silver Problem Solver

Re: How to hide network from others

Do you mean your WiFi? You might be able to tell your router or gateway to not transmit the SSID (it's WiFi name), but that doesn't really help security much, if at all. The only true security would be to turn your home into a Faraday cage so nothing could leak out.

EG
Expert

Re: How to hide network from others


@jayson39 wrote:
Hide my network from others

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Randelll
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Re: How to hide network from others

Well, I supp...I suppo...
Well I guess, I guess if that's the best answer you could come up with~ You should remove the "solver" part of your moniker.
Regardless, of whatever you think that is your solution. It doesn't make you look good. How do you hide the SSID WiFi Network from being visible, That's all. Do you know!!!
JacksonBuckley
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Re: How to hide network from others

If your looking to hide your SSID, on your internet browser go to (10.0.0.1). Then open the "Gateway" drop-down menu and click

"Connection", then "Wi-Fi". On the network you want to hide from others, click "Edit" and scroll down and turn off "Broadcast Network Name (SSID)". That should be it. Do join your network, go to your device and usually you would want to click "Other" and type in your SSID. I still recommend you use a WPA2 password still. Hope this helps you.