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rename 2.4g and 5g networks

Hi, I have a printer that is on the LAN.  When printing from iPhone wirelessly it must be on the 2.4G network to be able to print.  Therefore is it possible to name the 2.4G and 5G networks separately so I can force the iPhone onto the 2.4G network instead of it auto picking the best network?

Given the printer is on the LAN, I am not even sure why it only works on the 2.4G network when you send a document to the printer!

 

Thanks in advance.

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Re: rename 2.4g and 5g networks

If you disable band steering in the modem's 2.4 GHz WiFi settings -5G will be added to the name of the 2.4 GHz WiFi network and you will be able to choose which network to connect to.

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Re: rename 2.4g and 5g networks

thank you, works perfectly

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