Due to lots of problems, WiFi owners give their wireless router password to their close once but after giving the password they experience a loss the WiFi speed on their devices.
If you also give your WiFi password to your neighbour or to any close one who lives nearby you’re home. You are happy to hear that you can set limitations to the WiFi speed of other devices.
How To Setup WiFi Speed Limit For Certain WiFi Users
Apparently, you can easily set limitations of your wireless network performance to other devices through wireless configuration.
Login to your Wireless Router website with your username and password. After that, you have to go DHCP option and tap on DHCP Client List, and now select the device you want to limit the speed to your WiFi. Copy the Assigned IP address of the device.
Now go to Bandwidth Control and tap on Bandwidth Control Rule List, and add a new one. Paste the Assigned IP address in the IP Range box, and now in Egress Bandwidth enter the minimum and maximum bandwidth. In Ingress, the Bandwidth box does the same and saves the file.
Who is using Your WiFi?
If you don’t know who is using your wireless network, then in this case you have to again log into your Wireless Router Configuration.
To check who accessing your WiFi network, first of all, you have to go to the Wireless Option and in it select Wireless Statistics you can easily see how many devices are connected to your personal wireless network.
Most easiest way to check who’s on my wifi is using the software called Wireless Network Watcher for the Windows operating system. Simply download the software and run a scan to generate a list of users connected to your Wireless Network along with the connected device details such as IP Addresses, Mac Addresses and much more.
To know the device details (name or client name) you have to tap on DHCP and open DHCP Client List and you see complete details of devices using your WiFi.
How To Block Unauthorized Devices From Your WiFi Network
If you find any unknown or unauthorized device that accessing your wireless network then in this case you have to disable it to use your WiFi. In this case, you need to remove or ban those particular devices from your WiFi network.
Follow the below-given steps in order to block unauthorized devices on your wireless network.
- Go to the Web browser enter your WiFi Router IP Address and hit the enter button.
- Now, Enter the Wifi username and password and perform a login.
- Go to the Wireless and view the list of connected devices.
- Select the device that you want to block and copy its mac address.
- After that go to the Wireless Mac Filtering option, add a new paste the Mac address of the device, and save.
This is the end of this short guide, hopefully, you find it helpful.