How to Set Up Scheduled Pauses on Google Wifi


Labels on Google Wifi are super handy tools for quickly managing a number of devices on your network, but a new feature called Scheduled Pauses allows you to set times to automatically pause network activity for specific groups.

This sort of thing is fantastic for making sure the kids aren’t trying to sneak a peek at their tablets after hours, helping to keep them away from their devices at night. Of course, it’s not as helpful for phones with data connections, but unfortunately there’s nothing we can do about that.

Still, it’s easy to get set up, so if you find yourself hitting that “pause” button every night, this should save you some time—not to mention the fact that you won’t have to remember to do anything.

Note: You’ll need to set up a Family Label before you can use Scheduled Pauses.

With everything ready to go, fire up the Wifi app and swipe over to the far right tab.

Under the Settings menu, tap on Family Wi-Fi. Then choose “Schedules.

Since this is most likely your first time using the feature,…

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