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How to configure an SSID for a specific wireless band through the Linksys Cloud Manager

The Band Selection feature of your Linksys Cloud Manager selects which wireless band or bands your SSID will be using for your Wi-Fi clients.  It can be set to Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz), 2.4 GHz only, or 5 GHz only.

Follow the steps below to learn how to configure this feature.

Step 1:
Access your Cloud account.  For instructions, click here.

Step 2:
On the Networks page, select a network then click the SSIDs tab.

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Step 3:
Click the User-added image button alongside the SSID you want to configure.

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Step 4:
From the left side of the page, click on Advanced.  By default an SSID is configured as a Dual band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz).

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Step 5:
Select your preferred Band selection option, then click Save.

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On the SSIDs page, you’ll see your SSID’s band next to Band selection.

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