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Nighthawk RAX45 Disable Wireless/AP Isolation

Corobeuin
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Nighthawk RAX45 Disable Wireless/AP Isolation

I am trying to disable the Wireless Isolation or AP Isolation so that my phone and computer can communicate with each other, but I can't figure out how to do it. I dug through routerlogin.net and can't find the setting. 

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antinode
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Re: Nighthawk RAX45 Disable Wireless/AP Isolation

> Nighthawk RAX45 [...]

 

   Firmware version?  Connected to what?

 

> I am trying to disable the Wireless Isolation or AP Isolation so that
> my phone and computer can communicate with each other, [...]

 

   Why?  "communicate" how?  What are these devices?  What led you to
believe that any kind of "Isolation" is causing this problem (whatever
it is)?

 

   None of that is a useful problem description.  It does not say what
you did.  It does not say what happened when you did it.  As usual,
showing actual actions (commands) with their actual results (error
messages, LED indicators, ...) can be more helpful than vague
descriptions or interpretations.

 

   Possibly relevant:

 

      https://community.netgear.com/t5/x/x/m-p/1898064

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Corobeuin
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Re: Nighthawk RAX45 Disable Wireless/AP Isolation

Firmware: V1.0.2.10_2.0.26

Connected to Samsung Galaxy s20 Ultra and Omen by HP Obelisk Desktop 875-0127c

 

Trying to communicate through Your Phone app on Windows 10. Obelisk is trying to send a notification to the Samsung but it's not going through. I tried all the troubleshooting steps on the Your phone help page including checking all devices are up to date, on the same wifi network, all app permissions are turned on, etc. The last thing I haven't tried is to turn off Wireless Isolation which the Your Phone help page said may be causing the issue. 

 


   Possibly relevant:

 

      https://community.netgear.com/t5/x/x/m-p/1898064


Yeah, I saw that post before I made this one. I'm annoyed the guy didn't share his solution. 

 

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antinode
Guru

Re: Nighthawk RAX45 Disable Wireless/AP Isolation

> Connected to Samsung Galaxy s20 Ultra and Omen by HP Obelisk Desktop
> 875-0127c

 

   Ok.  Phone.  Windows.

 

> [...] Trying to communicate through Your Phone app on Windows 10.
> [...]

 

   My ignorance covers that program completely.  Does something
low-level and simple, like, say, "ping", work from the Windows system to
the phone?  Or to some other wireless-connected client device?

 

   Blame assignment is Job One.  First determine if basic network
communication works.  If so, I'd then worry about the app, not the
router.

 

> [...] The last thing I haven't tried is to turn off Wireless Isolation
> [...]

 

   Sadly, you can't turn it off if it's not there.  But, other defects
might cause the same results.

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