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Know how Trend Micro Home Network Security helps you protect unwanted guests to access your Router Settings with Router Access Protection.

What is Router Access Protection?

Router Access Protection automatically blocks access when a guest tries to access your router admin console.

Router Access Protection in Trend Micro Home Network Security

How Router Access Protection works

  • If a guest needs access, they need to click the Request Access link. Trend Micro will notify you in your Home Network Security app.
  • You may decide to allow access or not.
  • The block or allow notification will show in the Home Network Security Timeline.

How to turn ON Router Access Protection in Trend Micro Home Network Security

  1. On your mobile device, open the Home Network Security app.
  2. Tap the Menu icon you see on the upper left, then tap Settings.
  3. Under NETWORK AND SECURITY, tap Early Access Program.
  4. Tap the switch beside Router Access Protection to turn it ON .
    Note: Router Access Protection feature is disabled when Home Network Security is on DHCP mode.
    To turn OFF Router Access Protection, just tap the switch again.

Allow a blocked device to access Router Settings

  1. On your mobile device, open the Home Network Security app.
  2. Tap the Menu icon you see on the upper left, then tap Timeline.
  3. Under Timeline, tap Router Access.
  4. Tap the Router Access Blocked notification.
  5. Allow a device to configure the router settings from 1 hour up to 3 hours maximum.

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