How to Enable Mac Address Filtering on Victony WiFi Extender?
Password sharing puts your Victony WiFi extender at risk. Also, anyone can connect to your WiFi connection anytime and might hack your WiFi network. Thus, the need to secure the WiFi connection so that only authorized users can connect with your WiFi network. For that, you need to enable Mac address filtering feature on your Victony WiFi extender.
We understand how important the security of your WiFi network is. So, our technical experts have prepared a guide to help you enable Mac address filtering feature. Read out the points given below to know the right procedure. Let’s roll the dice.
Steps to Enable Mac Address Filtering Option
1. Turn on Repeater
Choose a perfectly working power socket. Plug your device into the chosen wall plug. Press the power button on the Victony WiFi extender. Make sure the repeater gets a consistent power supply when you want to enable Mac address filtering option.
2. Connect to Router
Link your Victony WiFi extender to the host router. You have two options. One is by using the Ethernet cable. The other method is connecting them wirelessly. No matter which method you choose, the connection should be strong and stable. During the wireless connection, the distance between the devices should be adequate.
3. Locate the Victony WiFi Extender
Once the devices are connected, choose the central location to place the repeater. The chosen place should have minimal WiFi interference. Apart from that, avoid keeping in the corner or wall cabinet to have the best WiFi range. Moreover, make sure you avoid windows while placing your Victony WiFi extender.
4. Open Web Browser
Start a computer and launch a web browser. Always use an updated web browser. Moreover, the chosen web browser should be compatible with the operating system of your computer.
5. Enter Default IP
To enable Mac address filtering, you must log into your Victony WiFi extender. Hence, use the default IP address in the web browser. Press the Enter key to open the Victony WiFi extender login page. Make sure you do not commit even a single typing error when you use the default IP address. The default IP differs from one model to the other.
6. Do Repeater Login
Further, get hold of the WiFi repeater’s login details. You must enter the username and password into the dedicated space. Once you have done that, click the OK button. With that, you will be logged into your repeater.
7. Open Mac Filtering
Once you are on the repeater dashboard, click on the Advanced Settings option. From there, move to the Mac Filtering option. When you click the Mac Filtering option, a table appears on your screen. Thus, check the box with the ‘Enable Wireless Access Control’ option. It helps you to enable Mac address filtering feature.
8. Add Details
When you check in the box mentioned above, you are asked to enter the device details you want to connect to the WiFi network. Thus, you get the ‘Mac Address’ and ‘Comment’ options.
This is the Mac address filtering list of your Victony WiFi extender. Thus, enter the details of the client to whom you want to give access. The Mac address contains 12 HEX characters. Enter the details without using colon or dash characters.
This will help you to remember why you added the client. The comment cannot exceed 20 characters. Therefore, you should complete the detail within the given limit only.
9. Apply Changes
The ‘Add’ button is there to add a client to the list. Moreover, there is a ‘Clear’ option to delete all the information added to the fields. Once you are done with the changes, click Apply button. When you do that, you get two options, Continue and Apply.
To add more clients to the list, click the Continue option. Otherwise, click the Apply option to implement the changes that you just did.
Thus, with the right procedure, you can easily enable Mac address filtering feature. Hence, your WiFi network is secure.
When you enable Mac address filtering, you can keep off unauthorized users that have your WiFi password. It allows only those to connect with whom you have added as a client. Hence, no one can enter your WiFi space. All this hassle is to ensure your data and privacy is always secure. In case you have any queries, feel free to get in touch with our experts. We are always ready to help you.