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Update my Wi-Fi Lifeguard router firmware
Wi-Fi Lifeguard firmware updates often provide new features and bug fixes. Need to check for a firmware update for your Wi-Fi Lifeguard router? This guide will show you how to do it. If you have a mesh network, you only need to update your Wi-Fi Lifeguard base device. This is the Wi-Fi Lifeguard that is directly connected to your main home router via the Wi-Fi Lifeguard WAN port marked with a globe. Just follow the steps below—Wi-Fi Lifeguard will take care of the mesh configuration for you.
How do I stop devices from using my old unfiltered Wi-Fi connection?
Once you have set up your new Safe Surfer Wi-Fi Lifeguard network, any devices that were connected to your old unfiltered Wi-Fi provided by your main home router might still use that connection. Because of this, it is important to perform at least one of the following steps: Forget the old connection on each device previously connected to the old unfi
What does the Wi-Fi Lifeguard Screentime feature do? (old)
Get reports for family devices on Wi-Fi Lifeguard
Safe Surfer Wi-Fi Lifeguard routers support any kind of device that uses the Internet via a wired or wireless connection. The process of connecting these devices to the Wi-Fi Lifeguard network will be almost identical to how they were previously set up to use the Internet. A Wi-Fi Lifeguard network provides reports based on what web pages have been blocked per device. You can access them from your Wi-Fi Lifeguard by visiting 192.168.8.1 on your favourite web browser. From the Usage menu on the
Change Wi-Fi network names and advanced settings on my Wi-Fi Lifeguard network
Want to change the SSIDs (Wi-Fi network names) that your Wi-Fi Lifeguard network broadcasts? This article will show you how to perform this. 1. Log in to your Wi-Fi Lifeguard Ensure that you are connected to your Wi-Fi Lifeguard network. Using your favourite web browser (e.g. Google Chrome or Firefox) open the administration panel by visiting 192.168.8.1 Enter in the email address and password that belong to your Safe Surfer account. If you have not made an account, the Wi-Fi Lifeguard admi
Can my Wi-Fi Lifeguard router protect devices against VPNs?
Wi-Fi Lifeguard features the ability to provide VPN connection alerts and the blocking of VPN connections. As the Wi-Fi Lifeguard interface describes, VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) can be used to get around firewalls and filtering restrictions, for example the restrictions provided by your Wi-Fi Lifeguard. Wi-Fi Lifeguard has the ability to monitor its own network to detect when a connected device starts a VPN connection. As originally intended, VPN technology has legitimate purposes and is us
Create a mesh network with multiple Wi-Fi Lifeguard routers
If you have more than one Wi-Fi Lifeguard router, you can create a mesh network which extends your Wi-Fi Lifeguard network signal. All Wi-Fi Lifeguard routers that are meshed together will share a single Wi-Fi network name (SSID) for broadcasting the 2.4 GHz band and the 5 GHz band. This means that the Wi-Fi Lifeguard mesh network will automatically choose the best option for each device that connects to the mesh network. 1. Plug in power and WAN Ethernet !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users
Setup a Wi-Fi Lifeguard router network for the first time
Hosting your very own filtered wired and wireless Internet home network is an exciting prospect. Our Wi-Fi Lifeguard network technology features easy yet broad customisation functionality, all according to your desired filtering choices and device management needs. This article will lead you through the entire process of setting up a robust home Wi-Fi Lifeguard network once you have received your Wi-Fi Lifeguard router(s). Rest assured, we have written the article to be easy to follow from a non
Blocking sites and setting up screentime on Wi-Fi Lifeguard
Wi-Fi Lifeguard gives you control over what sites and services your connected devices at home can access. This brief guide will show you how to get started! 1. Log in to Wi-Fi Lifeguard Ensure that you are connected to your Wi-Fi Lifeguard router on the device that you will be using to change its settings. Open 192.168.8.1 by using your favourite web browser (for example, Firefox or Google Chrome). Enter your Safe Surfer account credentials. If you haven't made an account, the Wi-Fi Lifegua
Lifeguard Firmware Version 4.0.5
Lifeguard Firmware v4 We're proud to announce a new version of firmware for the Safe Surfer Lifeguard router, version 4. It's a big update, so we highly recommend reading this article before deciding to update, as some features have been changed or removed. If you've been with us for a while, you might remember our very first lifeguard device, the Lifeguard mini. This venerable little router is about the size of a matchbox, and unfortunately no longer powerful enough to support the new featu