If you have a complex network configuration, consider setting up a custom LAN IP range in the Google Wifi app. This simple step will save you from having to reset or reconfigure each device in your home to work with your Google Nest Wifi or Google Wifi mesh network, if the devices have static IP addresses.
Once you set up a custom LAN IP range, we'll automatically migrate existing DHCP IP reservations and port forwarding rules to the new subnet.
Note: To use advanced network settings, you’ll need to use the Google Wifi app, even if you normally use the Google Home app to manage your device. Download the app from the Play Store (Android) or App store (iOS).
- Open the Google Wifi app .
- Tap the Settings and actions tab Network and general Advanced networking LAN.
- In the 'Router LAN IP' section, customise your router LAN address and subnet mask.
- In the 'DHCP address pool' section, customise your starting and ending IP addresses.
- When you’ve finished, tap Save, then confirm that you want to save these settings.
Once you’ve saved your new LAN settings, your connected devices will briefly disconnect from Wi-Fi. You may need to restart your devices to re-connect them.