Configuring multiple networks on a single router offers a number of vital benefits, including security, cost savings and network segmentation.
Most routers support dual-band Wi-Fi, i.e., a 2.4 GHz network and a 5 GHz network. By default, the two networks are there after you have configured your router, with no additional setup required.
All rockspace routers have a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radio. If you only find one network after setup, check if you have hidden one of them.
You can also create a separate network by setting up a guest network. Use the primary network for family and close friends, while enable a secondary guest network for visitors. A guest network is a separate access point on your router. It provides your friends and acquaintances access to the Internet without compromising your data.
How to set up a guest Wi-Fi?
Enabling a secondary guest network is quite easy. No extra cable is needed. Before you start, make sure your phone/computer is connected to the router’s network.
Log in to the router’s admin page, which is accessible by entering http://re.rockspace.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the URL bar of your browser.
Click Guest Network and follow the prompts. Remember to set a password for the new network.
ROCK WIFI App (for AX1800 Wi-Fi 6 Router) is also a great option for you to set up a guest network.
Log in to the app.
Go to More Settings > Guest network.
Set the name and password for the new network.