Freebox: how to create and configure guest Wi-Fi access

Freebox allows its users to create “guest” Wi-Fi access since the Freebox OS 3.5 update. You must be equipped with a Freebox Revolution or a Freebox Mini 4K. Freebox V5 and Crystal do not take advantage of this feature. In this tutorial, we explain the steps to configure guest Wi-Fi access, follow the guide!

The Freebox OS 3.5 update brings its share of new features, among them “Guest Wi-Fi access”. Unfortunately, only Freebox Revolution and Freebox Mini 4K are available for now, so Freebox V5 or Crystal owners won’t be able to take advantage of it. For others, this tutorial explains how to configure it.

Freebox: how to create and configure guest Wi-Fi access

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  • In Freebox OS domainGo to Freebox settings > Local network > Guest Wi-Fi.
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  • Click on “Create guest Wi-Fi access”.
  • Then you can start setting up the Wi-Fi access.
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  • Choose a password to use to connect to the access point.
  • Select the maximum number of devices allowed to be connected. The limit is set at 128.
  • Choose an access type. “Internet Access” will allow guests to surf the Internet, “Local Network” will allow them to connect to your devices, access shared files…
  • Choose an access period that can be set to an hour, two days, several weeks, or even an indefinite period.
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  • Imagine an explanation to detect the web, you can be original.
  • A very practical QR Code is provided to you so that guests can automatically connect to the access point without having to enter a password.
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Note that the Freebox Companion – My Freebox Android app also received a major update on January 29, 2018. Among all the new features it offers, we find the creation and configuration of guest Wi-Fi access. Simply launch the app on a Wi-Fi-connected smartphone and follow the steps described above.

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