What can the Google Wifi app do?

The Google Wifi app has a ton of cool features and helpful information about your network. 

Check your network speeds

Network check makes sure your network is up to speed. You can test your entire network or one portion at a time, like when you just want to check your internet download speed, connection between Wifi points, or Wi-Fi speed to devices on your network. Learn more.

Pause the internet on any device

Say goodbye to online distractions. Pause the internet during dinner, while the kids get ready for school, or just before bed. Choose the devices you want and pause them all with a single tap or create a schedule to automatically pause devices without lifting a finger. Learn more.

Automatically block millions of adult websites

Stay on top of your kids' screen time with site blocking on the Wifi app. Automatically block access to millions of adult websites on your kids' devices. Learn more.

Create a separate network for guests

Guest Wi-Fi is a special network just for your guests. Guests will be able to get online and discover the devices that you choose to make available from your main Wi-Fi network. Learn more.

Set a priority device

Choose a device and give it the fastest connection on your Wi-Fi. Learn more.

Exploring the app

The three tabs near the top of the app make it easy to find what you need.

Wifi assistant tab

Tap the Wifi assistant tab  to see helpful info like your network speeds, connection status, and paused devices.

Check back regularly to explore new features and app updates.


Network tab

Tap Network  to see a map of your entire network. Then tap Internet, Wifi points, or Devices to see more details.

Internet: See your network speeds and data usage numbers.

Wifi points: See and test the connection between your Wifi points.

Devices: See the devices that are connected to your Wi-Fi network and how much data they have used.



Settings and actions tab

Tap Settings and actions tab  to see your shortcuts. You'll be able to perform specific actions with a single tap.

Perform a network check.

Tip: Go right here from your device's home screen by long-pressing the Google Wifi app icon.

Instantly pause several devices or schedule pauses to automatically turn off the internet. 

Tip: Go right to Family Wi-Fi from your device's home screen by long-pressing the Google Wifi app icon.

Set a priority device.

Access and manage all of your network settings. Configure Advanced networking settings for your Wifi devices such as updating your DNS, WAN, LAN, enabling IPv6, and port forwarding.

Create and manage a guest network.


Get 24/7 support

You can reach our Wifi care specialists via phone or chat through the Wifi app or the Help Center. Support is available in English 24/7 and in French and German 7 days a week during these hours.

Reach support through the Google Wifi app

  1. Open the Google Wifi app 
  2. Tap Menu  and then Wifi care support.
  3. Reach out through the phone or choose Chat with a specialist to request a chat.
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