Setting up Smart WiFi

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Set up with the EE Home app

Set up with the EE Home app

Download the EE Home app to set up and manage Smart WiFi.

How do I connect my WiFi disc?

How do I connect my WiFi disc?

The best way to connect yourrRouter and WiFi discs is to follow the Smart WiFi option from the EE Home App. This will guide your through the set-up and suggest the best location for your disc. 

Alternatively, follow the steps below to connect using an Ethernet cable. There’s one in your router box and in your disc box. 

  1. Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into a yellow port on the back of the router and the other end to the disc
  2. The light on the WiFi disc will start flashing blue and will turn solid blue after a couple of minutes You can now unplug the cable. The light will change to flashing red and will go back to solid blue in a few seconds
  3. Unplug the disc from the mains. You can now go and plug this in at your preferred location.

What is WPS?

What is WPS?

WPS (WiFi Protected Setup) is a single process for connecting devices over WiFi. If you activate WPS on compatible devices they’ll automatically connect without you needing to enter network names or passwords.

Where should I place my WiFi discs?

Where should I place my WiFi discs?

We’ve included a disc location checker in the EE Home App. Use this to find the very best location for the disc. 

Alternatively, we recommend you place the disc midway between the router and the location in your home that has poor WiFi. You may want to move it after set-up if your speeds are slow.

What's the admin password and why do I need it?

What's the admin password and why do I need it?

You'll need the admin password to access the router and disc settings. It can be found on the router's wireles settings card on the back of your router. You will need to enter it in the app during setup and if you use an internet browser to access the settings menu. 

How do I change the name and password of my wireless network?

How do I change the name and password of my wireless network?

In the EE Home app, go to Smart WiFi, then Manage your WiFi settings then select Change your WiFi name and password.

Enter the new network name and/or password and select save. You’ll need to update your wireless devices with the new details.

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