Create, edit and share a guest Wi-Fi network

Guest Wi-Fi is a separate network just for your guests. Guests will be able to get online and use shared devices that you choose, like a Chromecast, smart TV, wireless speaker or printer. Learn more about your privacy with Google Nest Wifi and Guests and your Google connected home devices.

Set up Guest Wi-Fi

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi  and then under “Guest network,” tap Set up.
  3. Turn on Guest network.
  4. Enter a network name and password for your guests to use. Note: A password is required for Guest networks. 
    • Choose a name and password that is different from your main Wi-Fi network.
  5. Under “Shared devices,” select any devices you would like your guests to be able to use.
  6. Tap Save.

Turn off Guest Wi-Fi

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi  and then Guest network.
  3. Turn off Guest network.

Edit Guest Wi-Fi

You can change the name of your guest network, password and which devices are shared with your guests.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi  and then Guest network.
  3. Edit the details of your Guest network.
  4. Tap Save.

Share your Guest Wi-Fi password

With Google Nest Wifi or Google Wifi, you can easily check and share your Guest Wi-Fi password with guests via text, email and other apps or on your Google Nest display.

Share your Guest Wi-Fi password from the Google Home app

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi  and then under “Guest network,” tap Show password.
  3. Tap Copy, Message, or Email to share.
Share your Guest Wi-Fi password on Google Nest displays
  1. On a Nest display, swipe down from the top of the screen.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi  and then Guest Wi-Fi.
  3. Your Guest Wi-Fi network name and password will be displayed.

To hide your guest password from your display:

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wi-Fi .
  3.  Under “Guest network,” tap Show password and then Edit Edit.
  4. Uncheck Show your guest network password on your Assistant-enabled displays.
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