Secure Family Internet Usage

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by Robbie Imes, 6 min read

When it comes to streaming, gaming and chatting, the internet is an invaluable tool to make life much richer, especially for kids. But with so many sites and so many different types of content, parents can’t keep track of everything their children do online. Monitoring their  internet usage can be a full-time job.

You want your family to enjoy the benefits – and the fun – of strong, consistent internet with security and safety in mind. For AT&T customers, the answer is simple.  The AT&T Smart Home Manager app allows users to personalize and manage home networks easily.

The free Smart Home Manager app1 has advanced features, such as the ability to customize your home Wi-Fi network, all from your smartphone. Plus, you can find solutions and create personalized internet usage experiences with an intuitive, user-friendly interface. That’s great news for the whole family.


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The Smart Home Manager app is easy and helpful

Control who gains access to your Wi-Fi network, when they can access it, and for how longby activating your guest Wi-Fi network. All you have to do is allow access with a text and when done, simply turn it off for added security. This is great way to know who is on your network and make sure that only authorized devices have access.1

With the Smart Home Manager app you can also view and customize your Wi-Fi name and password, anytime.1 That’s a simple way to have peace of mind.

Set up parental controls and decide how your family uses your home Internet2 by managing screen time and setting daily Internet limits. Just create individual profiles and rules for all users2 and you are all set.

Track Wi-Fi with data usage reporting and speed tests2 by monitoring your bandwidth and track data usage by device.2 To be sure your internet is always at top performance, you can test speed from any of your connected devices. Easily reboot your Wi-Fi Gateway with a tap on the app to be sure your connection is ready to use when you are. You can also pinpoint areas in the home that may have a weak Wi-Fi signal and could benefit from Smart Extenders (sold separately).3

It’s clear that the Smart Home Manager app helps manage your family’s network. When utilizing smart services and modern technology, your family’s safety and efficiency is just a touch away.

Simply access Smart Home Manager by logging in through your internet browser or download the mobile version from app stores on your device.


1 AT&T Smart Home Manager is available to AT&T Internet service customers with a compatible AT&T Wi-Fi Gateway. Limited to home Wi-Fi network.

2 Parental Controls and Data Usage features available with BGW210, 5268AC and NVG599 Wi-Fi Gateways.

3 Wi-Fi Coverage Test feature must use AR capable mobile device and be connected to the network.

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The information included within this article is AT&T sponsored content written by Currently Media editorial contributor Robbie Imes. The statements in this article are his own and don’t reflect the positions, strategies, or opinions of AT&T.