Want to see your connected WiFi users? Without them knowing about it? And what about blocking them as well from your network anonymously? You’ll have all those questions answered in this article.
In this article, we shall show how you could view who’s using/connected to your WiFi connection and how you could simply kick connected WiFi users off your network or limit their internet usage and save bandwidth for yourselves.
Although any router should work perfectly fine with our tutorial but we would highly recommend the router AC1750 by NETGEAR which is known to improve not only the range of the WiFi signals but also boosts speed performance for both 2.4 and 5 GHZ devices.
i) For desktop users:
1) Download Wireless Network Watcher software
You can download this software here:
2) Extract WirelessNetworkWatcher.rar file
Right click on the WirelessNetworkWatcher.rar file and click ‘Extract here’ using WinRaR software. If you don’t have WinRaR, click here to download.
3) Select your network adapter
Select network adapter you are using to access the internet on your device. In my case, I am using my computer’s internal WiFi adapter.
4) Search devices connected to network
Click on ‘Start scanning’ icon to discover all connected WiFi users.
5) Block devices from your network
After you have scanned your network, you’ll see a list of connected WiFi users and their details in real-time. If you want to block those devices, then click here. If you want to limit their bandwidth usage, then click here.
6) Comment below in case of any queries
ii) For smartphone users:
1) Download Fing application
You can download Fing application here:
2) Scan network
Once you have opened the application, click on the refresh button to scan your network to find connected WiFi users and their details.
3) Block devices from your network
After you have scanned your network, you’ll see a list of connected WiFi users in real-time. If you want to block those devices, then click here. If you want to limit their bandwidth usage, then click here.
4) Comment below in case of any queries