Passwords & Access Control

  • WiFi Protected Access 3 (WPA3) is the latest iteration of security protocols for Wireless Networks. WPA3 includes a more robust authentication method named Simultaneous Authentication of Equals (SAE). SAE replaces the existing pre-shared key to minimize security risks even when using weak passwor...

  • WiFi Access ZonesMulti-PSK allows you to set up guest access for your WPA2 network without needing a separate guest SSID. Better yet, each user will have their own password and you can set up varying levels of access to your network based on three different zones. Note: The Multi-PSK feature is o...

  • During the initial setup, the first password created is a Home zone password, although you can add more to the WPA2 SSID. Local network access to devices connected to your network in the Home zone can be selectively shared with devices connecting with a Guest zone password. Note: Multiple Passwor...

  • Tap on the More menu icon on the App home screen. Tap the Control option to view the Network Name and Passwords. Tap on Home, Guests or Internet Only to access that zone's settings page. Next to the password, you want to share, tap on the Share icon. Choose the method you want to use to share th...

  • Multiple guest passwords can be used under a single WPA2 SSID. Note: If you are only using WPA3, you will have to enable the WPA2 SSID in order to create Guest passwords.   Open the Settings tab and click on the Adapt button. While on the Guest settings page under the WPA2 SSID, tap on New Gue...

  • Multiple Internet Only passwords for your guests can be used under a single WPA2 SSID.  Open the Settings tab and click on the Adapt button. Choose the Internet Only tab under the WPA2 SSID and tap on New Internet Only password.  Enter a new password. Use the drop-down arrow next to Auto-disable...

  • You can easily edit, delete, or temporarily disable a password by using the HomePass app. You can also edit the access level of any user with guest access.   To suspend or control access on a device level, use the Device Freeze feature.     Editing WiFi passwords  From the Settings menu, tap on ...

  • Using old WiFi Name and Password In order to maintain optimal network security, it is always suggested to choose a new SSID and password after changing your WiFi network to Plume. This will require you to update the WiFi settings on all your devices, which may not be very convenient if you have m...

  • As the HomePass app guides you through setup, you'll be prompted to name your network and password:  Make sure that your network name has between 1 and 31 characters  Your password should be between 8 and 63 characters. Thanks to Control, only one network name (SSID) is needed to cover both 2.4...