Routers

Many existing routers feature the ability to create guest networks. We have compiled a list of wireless routers with this functionality and have put together general tutorials to help you (a) change your administrative password and (b) create an open guest network.

If your router isn't in the supported list, there are two other things you can try. The easier way is to use a second router (maybe you have an old one sitting around somewhere) configured to be open, chained in front of or behind your WPA2 router with an ethernet cable (in front is slightly better for security; behind may let you do rate limiting or bandwidth quotas on the open router if the device supports it). The other way is to try to find open source firmware (such as OpenWRT or another firmware image) that runs on your router; installing custom firmware may require at least a moderate level of technical skill.

Apple

Click here to learn how to configure Apple routers for guest networking
Airport Express Base Station
Airport Extreme Base Station

Asus

Click here to learn how to configure Asus routers for guest networking
RT-N10 (all versions)
RT-N12 (all versions)
RT-N15U
RT-N53
RT-N65U
RT-N66U
RT-AC66U

Belkin

Click here to learn how to configure Belkin routers for guest networking
N150
N300
N450 DB
N600 DB
N750 DB
N900 DB
AC1000 DB
AC1200 DB

Buffalo Technology

(Instructions coming soon.)
AirStation High Power N300
AirStation High Power N300 Gigabit
AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit
AirStation High Power N600 Gigabit Dual Band
AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band

D-Link

Click here to learn how to configure D-Link routers for guest networking
DIR-636L
DIR-645
DIR-657
DIR-825
DIR-826L
DIR-827
DIR-835
DIR-855
DIR-85
DIR-865L

NETGEAR

Click here to learn how to configure NETGEAR routers for guest networking
N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400)
N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR3700)
N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR3800)
N750 Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Router (WNDR4000)
N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR4500)

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