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How to Setup Bandwidth Throttling

There may be a need to control the amount of data flowing to users if you have multiple users on one device. ¬†Use the attached document to set up bandwidth throttling to help control data consumption. 

You may follow the instructions below when:

  •  You have concerns about clients using too much data.  
  •  Your data pool is limited and want to minimize data overages.  
  •  You want to avoid data hogs and maximize number of clients that can access data.   

Instructions:

  • Power on your WiFi In Motion device and give the unit 3-5 minutes to fully boot.   
  • Log in to Remote Web Admin.
  • From the dashboard of your device, please click on the Advanced tab at the top of the
    page.  
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  • From the Advanced Settings page, click on the Bandwidth Control link on the left side. 
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  • On the Bandwidth Control settings page, click the Enable checkbox. Then change
    the Download and Uploadspeeds to your preference. If you are not sure what speeds you want, a good starting point is 512 kbps for Upload and Download. (Please ensure that you change the drop-down menu from Mbps to kbps!) Once you are finished, click Save.
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  • Then click Apply Changes to apply the Bandwidth Control settings to your device. 
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Note: Using data controls alters the user experience through limiting data flow. Depending on the user, this may create the feeling of a poor experience through slower load times.