With Shaw Home, you can quickly change advanced WiFi settings for your 2.4 and 5 GHz network bands. Adjusting these settings can be helpful when troubleshooting issues with WiFi interference or device compatibility.

Note: These settings cannot be changed if Shaw Pods are installed, as the adaptive mesh network manages all advanced WiFi settings.

Changing advanced WiFi settings with Shaw Home

To change your advanced WiFi setting using the Shaw Home app:

  1. Open Shaw Home (mobile app or web portal).
  2. Select Network.
  3. Select Advanced Settings under More Options.
  4. Select 2.4 and 5 GHz WiFi.
  5. The WiFi settings for each network band are displayed.
  6. Select Edit to change the settings. Note: Settings for 2.4 and 5 GHz bands are handled separately.
    • WiFi Mode: Sets the available WiFi modes. Changing this may allow or prevent some devices from connecting to your WiFi network.
    • Channel: Sets the WiFi channel being used. Selecting a specific channel can help to avoid WiFi interference.


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