Guide to Disable SSID Broadcast of Victony WiFi Extender
SSID also stands for Service Set Identifier, is the network name of your Victony WiFi extender. Every device out there connects to the SSID name to access the WiFi network. However, that is also the site of the attack. It means unauthorized users can find your WiFi network. Therefore, to stay safe, you need to disable SSID broadcast of your Victony extender.
In short, you are going to hide your network name. Let us guide you to disable SSID broadcast. We will further give you some insight into important points to keep in check during the whole process. Read on.
How to Disable SSID Broadcast?
Open an Internet Browser
To disable SSID broadcast, you need access to an internet browser. Therefore, a computer/laptop can come in handy. To use a computer, connect the power supply to a perfectly working power socket. In the case of a laptop, make sure you use a laptop charger.
The web browser should have the latest software version and must be compatible. Get rid of its cookies and cache files for the best experience.
Enter Default Web Address
After the web browser is stable, you need to enter the Victony WiFi extender default web address. When you do so, make sure you are using the address bar of your web browser. Never use the search bar to enter the default IP address.
Furthermore, you need to ensure that there are no typing errors. If so, you will face can’t access default IP address issue.
Get Hold of Default User Details
To disable SSID broadcast, you need to do the Victony login. Do you know your default login credentials? If yes, great! If not, you can always get access to your default user manual. Get through the manual and know your default username and password.
Since user details are case-sensitive, we suggest you disable the Caps Lock key. Click on OK button after typing the user credentials in the allocated space.
Move to the Advanced Settings
When you have access to the WiFi extender setup page, you should move to the advanced settings page. From there, you need to access the Broadcast ESSID feature to disable SSID broadcast. Check the disable option to make the changes.
Once disabled, save changes. It gives you two options – continue and apply. Go for the apply option in case you don’t want to change any other settings.
Disable SSID Broadcast: Important Points
Even the slightest negligence can hamper the process to disable SSID broadcast. Thus, get through the following points to keep in check during the whole process.
Check Extender’s Location
Before initiating the process to disable SSID broadcast, you should check your extender’s location. It means you should change its placement for the best WiFi connectivity. We recommend you set the range extender in an open and airy space.
Keep Firmware Updated
For the best and most seamless process, we urge you to update the firmware of your Victony WiFi extender. As per the latest version, make sure the latest firmware is installed on your extender. If not, you should update it first.
Inspect Power Source
Your Victony extender and host router should have a consistent power supply. Therefore, before you disable SSID broadcast, find a perfectly working wall socket. Make sure there are no fluctuations in the power supply to your range extender and router.
Use Wired Connection
For better connectivity, you need to connect the devices using a wire. It means you should use the Ethernet cable to connect your extender and host router. Before using an Ethernet cable, check for cuts or worn-out characteristics. Make sure the cable fits tightly on both ends.
As you can see, many things need to be considered when you disable SSID broadcast. After the process gets completed, the network name of your Victony WiFi extender disappears from the network list. Hence, no one can find you until they have access.
Along with it, you can even use the Mac filtering feature. It allows only authorized devices to stay in contact with your extender. Hence, only a limited number of people will have permission to access your Victony extender. In short, your network becomes secure. Therefore, you enjoy a seamless WiFi network without having to worry about losing your private information.