How to know who is using your wifi

Wifi is a most popular and most easy way to connect with the internet.Earlier lot of other ways was used like connecting with the Bluetooth or data cable.Though these are not too much effective enough as these are limited for a cable or a mobile to use that.Though bluetooth connection is work similar way like wifi ,where less hassle you can access the internet yet that is slow enough in case of internet speed. So wifi stated to accessed more and more.Wifi can be connect with the wifi device, router,switch or modem and even using the mobile,tablet.But is it secure.The answer is not 100%.Though we add a password to our wifi to prevent access from other non permitted device yet iit can be hacked or use by other.That topics just describe here how to know who are using your wifi or connected to your wifi network.

Problem for wifi unauthorized use:

Suppose you have taken a broadband or mobile connection and try to add some of your devices.In office place it can be access by employee.Now if any other unauthorized person will start access your wifi then your high speed limit will be going to end.Speed will be distributed more and more so less speed.Beside that More data will be consumed which definitely not good for connection like limited data or speed base unlimited plan.In speed based unlimited plan might be you are thinking it will be not too unproblematic but yes its give u a problem as most time internet service provider company provide speed of wifi based on the uses.Example upto 20 gb with 1 gb speed and after 20 gb it will bring bank speed to 512 mbps and then after 100 gb it will be in kbps. When it reach to the kbps it very difficult to use internet.To open a google search it can take approximately 10-20 seconds which will be very annoying.Beside that there is another that any unauthorized person can hack and use your wifi and can use in any wrong work like threatening mail,hacking,unsocial activity etc.Where ur ip can be used and these will bring a problem for you.So from the above circumstances we come to know wifi need to protect and secure more and even need to check properly time to time who are using that.

The following are described process to know How to check who is using your wifi Network .Wifi is one of the most essential part of our life now a days as without internet spending a day is too difficult and we become addicted to internet. The best part about wifi is that we can connect many smartphones or laptop even desktop on one internet connection which reduces the internet Data charges cost by a great margin and also we get high speed compared to 2G/3G internet .That facility was not available for broadband single connection which were used before 2000. Even if you hold a broadband connection you can add that to your router/switch or modem (mostly use modem and then switch for distributing) and then it can help to access internet to other computers and handheld devices. But with many advantages wifi has a big disadvantage also that if someone gets your Password they can easily connect to your

WiFi without your permission . So we are here with a guide in which we will tell you how you can check who is using your wifi internet .

By following the above guide you not only keep record but it also increase your wifi Net speed and Also Decrease bandwidth data usage .

So this was our guide on How to Check Who is using Your Wifi Connection , I hope this guide helped you in Know who is using your Wifi .

How to Know Who is Connected on My Wifi Router Connection.

To know who is using your wifi You need to do the following steps of process :-

1)    First of All Visit 192.168.0.1 From your Browser . ( Pc and routeris recommended.If you have no router then you will not able to see that. )

    Now you will see Many options in the Left Side you have to choose Wireless settings .

    Now after choosing Wireless Settings choose Wireless Statistics , Now you will see a List of all devices connected to your wifi network :-

    To Me it shows that there are 3 Devices connected on my wifi network .

  • On many Netgear routers, you’ll find the list under “Attached Devices” in the sidebar which is come under the maintenance section in the left side bar .It also shows the attached deveice,device name and ip address which help you clear the concept who is using.
  • On many D-Link routers, a list of connected devices is available under Status > Wireless.Open the home page of the dlink router and then select the status and then submenu wireless from the left hand menu.It will show the connected device and the mac address of that.
  • On many Linksys routers, you’ll find this option under Status > Local Network > DHCP Clients Table which come inside local network in most of the linksys router model.
  • On Comcast Xfinity routers, you’ll find the list under Connected Devices in the sidebar inside that you can see the devices sub menu click on that and then the table with current online devices and offline devices connected with the wifi.Offline devices means then have used ever but currently not using.

So to check if the Device is your or not , Simply go to Settings of your smartphone or android .

The next step is Wifi Network Settings .

In Wifi Settings open Advanced settings .

There you will See a Option ” Mac Address ”

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Now match the Mac address in wifi router List .

By following the above guide you not only keep record but it also increase your wifi Net speed and Also Decrease bandwidth data usage .

If you click on the mobile hotspot user the settings then you can also check connected device that If you have any mobile data connection enabled and other device is trying to access that wifi.

So this re the process to Check Who is using Your Wifi Connection , hope this guide helped you in Know who is using your Wifi .But better is take these following process to make your wifi more secure.

For mobile try to change password every 10-30 days.Set data limit to know what maximum have been used.When you will get a notification on maximum data use then you can be alert and recheck.Try to off the data connection or better to deactivate the mobile hotspot when you are not accessing the internet.

For computer you can do the same like change password of router or modem wifi.The second way is off the modem,switch or router when it has no use or at the time of close the office/shops.Try to detect and remove the mac address of unauthorized users machine which are accessing the internet and remove them.Try to use some firewall (like glasswirepro,PRTG network monitor,manage engine opmanager,whatsup gold etc) which will give a alert when new devices connected with your wifi.

So these way you can save your data and feel safe to unauthorized access of the wifi.

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