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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

How Can I Set up a Guest Wi-Fi Network for My Home or Office?

Updated: Apr 5, 2021

Computer and Tech Tips Blog

When you have people visit your house or your office, normally the first question is “What’s your WiFi password?” You've probably handed out your password to anyone that enters your house, or place of business but that isn't a good idea. Inviting people to log into your network could potentially give people access to important information on your devices as The best solution to allow people access to the Internet while visiting your home is to set up a guest WiFi network. If you're not sure if you need one or need to know how to set one up, read on.

There are several reasons why you should set up a guest wi-fi network for your home and office.

  • It Limits Strangers from Accessing Your Stuff. With a guest Wi-Fi network, your guests aren't connected to your primary network, which means they can stream, surf, check their email, and connect to the Internet without having access to your files. Also, it keeps your primary password out of prying hands.