What can the Google Wifi app do?

The Google Wifi app has lots of great features and helpful information about your network. Take a look.

Check your network speeds

Network check makes sure that your network is up to speed. You can test your entire network or one portion at a time, such as 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 that you want and pause them all with a single tap, or create a schedule that automatically pauses devices without you having to lift a finger. Learn more.

Automatically block millions of adult websites

Stay on top of your children's screen time with site blocking on the Wifi app. Automatically block access to millions of adult websites on your children's 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.

Control your Philips Hue lights

Without downloading any apps, anyone in your home will be able to control your Philips Hue lights from On.Here. 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.

Network assist tab

Tap the tab to see helpful info such as your network speeds, connection status and paused devices.

Check back regularly to explore new features and app updates.

Network tab

Tap the tab to see a map of your entire network. Then tap the icons in the map to see specific info.

See your network speeds and data usage numbers.

See and test the connection between your Wi-Fi points.

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

Settings tab

Tap the 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 your network settings.

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 Centre. Support is available in English 24/7 and in French and German 7 days a week during these hours.

Reach support through the Wifi app

  1. Open the Google Wifi app and tap status key (hamburger) in the top-left.
  2. Tap Wifi care support.
  3. Get in touch by phone or choose Chat with a specialist to request a chat.

Get in touch with support through the Wifi Help Centre

  1. From any page in the Wifi Help Centre, click Contact us in the top-right corner.
  2. Choose a category for your issue, then select whether you'd like to request a callback or chat.
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