Can NOT get it set up! Finally got it connected after 2 hours and it wants a router password that I set during set up. It did not have me set up a router password. Just to be sure I set up an account with my other email and it did the same thing! So now I am stuck and can not go any further.
App is too damn slow in loading up. Cannot rely on the information shown by the app most of the times...very unreliable and tests your patience to the maximum extent. Now, the menu option on top left corner disappeared and app is useless now without this. Had a lot of high expectations but am thoroughly disappointed and had to return my router due to this.
This does most things you would want in regards to controlling the Velop devices. There are a couple of things I'd like added as others have said, like being able to specify which devices default to which band, but then again, the whole point is that it's managed for you, right (need to be more trusting). No doubt there are some improvements they could make, like editing multiple devices at once in parental controls, but it's not the end of the world, you can still do what you need. If the speed was a little better, and niggles like devices appearing offline when they are not we're sorted, which I'm sure they will be, then it's been a 5 out of 5. Worth noting for anyone considering buying the Velop device(s), they are great, perform brilliantly and have solved all my reception issues in a 3,500 square foot solid brick house.
Pretty useless unless you want to admire your previous settings. Why force us to use an app that doesn't do anything useful? 28/9/16 App erases previous settings for parental block when disengaging manual block. Really? Too much trouble to remember the previous settings? 10/2/17 App is much improved, finally can adjust parental controls without having to re enter all the settings 18/9/2017 Parental control periods are broken. Internet access is shutdown then will not return until controls are shut off
Takes time and patience, but my result was well worth it. 2-node setup in a two story house. 1st placement of 2nd node was at extreme of second floor and was "too far away" from the 1st node, according to the app. Cut the distance in half, staying on the second floor, and the app liked it and the smartphone connection at the extreme of the second floor was great also.
For months this app has been difficult. The app has become so unstable for me. I have difficulty logging on, staying logged on, accessing all the features I used to have, like restarting my router from my phone. I used to love this app and now I genuinely hate it.
Thanks to your feedback we've improved Linksys routers and Velop systems.
Now you can:
- See what node your nodes are connected to.
- Configure DNS settings and your local DHCP IP address range.
Fixes in this update:
- App opens faster for known networks.
- More help provided for login issues.
- Solved miscellaneous bugs.
Please be sure your firmware is up to date so you can enjoy these improvements.
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