Complete Guide to Set Up Parental Controls on Amped Extender
Today’s kids can be seen outpacing their guardians’ knowledge about the latest high-tech gadgets. For some kids, spending time on the internet is about learning a new programming language or taking a guitar tutorial. On the other hand, some consider it a source to watch YouTube videos and play online games. Unluckily, a few online activities last for hours. Thankfully, users owning an Amped extender can set up parental controls to limit their kid’s time on the internet. Want to know more about parental controls? Read on.
Why You Should Set Up Parental Controls?
As mentioned earlier that a few online activities are time-consuming, and they puts an impact on the health of kids. In that scenario, depriving your kid of the internet resource is not the solution as it will restrict their access to a global source of knowledge. Setting up parental controls on the Amped extender will be a great choice as your kids will no longer be able to access the internet during a specific period.
Also, it will protect your kid from online threats while accessing the internet. So, it will be a great step as a parent if you enable parental controls on your Amped range extender.
Now, let’s shed light on steps to set up parental controls on Amped extender.
Steps to Set Up Parental Controls on Amped Extender
1. Open a Web Browser
Start the process of setting up parental controls on your Amped device by opening a web browser on your desktop. In case you don’t have a desktop, a laptop can also be used. But, ensure that there is enough charging in your laptop so that you can set up parental controls without any problem.
Also, the web browser used for setting up Amped parental controls must be free of cache, cookies, and browsing history. Moreover, an updated web browser will make the process hassle-free.
2. Access Setup.ampedwireless.com
Once the web browser is ready to use, navigate the cursor to the location (address) field. Thereafter, type setup.ampedwireless.com and hit Enter. Wait patiently for the Amped extender login page to load.
What happened? Is setup.ampedwireless.com not working for you? No worries! Chances are that your Amped extender is struggling with technical glitches. In that scenario, we recommend you reboot your Amped device.
3. Log in to Your Amped Extender
On the Amped extender login page, you will be prompted to enter the admin password of your device. So, type in the Amped admin password that you’ve assigned to your extender after the setup process. Thereafter, click Login.
Keep in mind that entering the wrong password won’t allow you to set up parental controls on your Amped extender. Thus, stay cautious while entering it.
4. Set Up Parental Controls
Once you get logged in to your Amped device, the dashboard consisting of some tabs will appear. Now, look for the User Access Schedule option under the 2.4GHz WiFi Settings tab. Check the Enable Access Schedule (2.4GHz) option.
Thereafter, select the days for which you wish the internet access to be available. Afterward, select the time frame to specify the period for which you want your kids to access the internet. Select the kid’s device network and save the changes you’ve made. Follow the same steps for the 5GHz WiFi band.
In this manner, you can set up parental controls on your Amped extender. In case you are not able to do so, have a look at the guidelines mentioned below.
Fixed: Can’t Set Up Parental Controls
1. Check Ethernet Connection
Most users fail to set up parental controls due to a weak Ethernet connection between their Amped extender and the host AP. Chances are that you are facing the same fate. Therefore, do yourself a favor and check whether the Ethernet cable is working perfectly or not. If not, then use another Ethernet cable. You can also use a wireless source in case you don’t have access to another cable.Most users fail to set up parental controls due to a weak Ethernet connection between their Amped extender and the host AP. Chances are that you are facing the same fate. Therefore, do yourself a favor and check whether the Ethernet cable is working perfectly or not. If not, then use another Ethernet cable. You can also use a wireless source in case you don’t have access to another cable.
2. Update the Firmware
An outdated firmware of the Amped extender can also prevent you from setting up parental controls. Therefore, before you proceed to enable parental controls, it is recommended to update the firmware of the extender.
This leads us to the conclusion of our post disclosing the steps to set up parental controls on an Amped extender. Hopefully, the guidelines shared above will help you get success with the process. In case you are still struggling to enable parental controls or need more guidance regarding the same, reach out to our experts right away.