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SSID Names

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SSID Names

Is there a way to give both the 2.4 and the 5g bands on comcast modem the same SSID name. Our computers are on the 5g band, but our network printer is on the 2.4 band.  Keeps giving popups on our computer for scan to computer not active.  No big problem, just a big annoyance.  Have been searching the internet, and that was one suggestion to give both SSID's the same name, but before trying just wanted to see what comcast or anyone that might know.  Thanks in advance for any help.

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Re: SSID Names


@Wes49 wrote:

Is there a way to give both the 2.4 and the 5g bands on comcast modem the same SSID name. Our computers are on the 5g band, but our network printer is on the 2.4 band.  Keeps giving popups on our computer for scan to computer not active.  No big problem, just a big annoyance.  Have been searching the internet, and that was one suggestion to give both SSID's the same name, but before trying just wanted to see what comcast or anyone that might know.  Thanks in advance for any help.


Yes, it is possible to make them the same SSID name; you would have to make sure they both have the same password.

https://www.xfinity.com/support/articles/view-change-wifi-password


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Re: SSID Names

Thank you very much for the quick reply.  Very helpful.