How to change preferred WiFi band from 2.4 GHz to 5 GHz ?

MeikoMeiko Level 1
edited August 24 in ZenFone 8

Hello, recently I got new my new Internet set up and it has no separate SSID for the 2.4 and 5 GHz network. Instead its all merged into one network, which is actually a welcome change. But when I enabled dual band on my Zenfone 8, the 5 GHz connection was only the secondary network, while the primary network was taken by the 2.4 GHz connection. As in my case connection stability is not an issue, so I would like to switch their positions.

Is there a setting to prioritize the 5 GHz connection over the 2.4 one?



  • CyslawoCyslawo Level 2

    I'm not sure, but i think in this case router decides which band use first (as I remember I had an option to choose in my router). If You separate these bands, and choose dual network in phone You can choose which network is primary and which secondary.

  • MeikoMeiko Level 1

    Thank you for your reply. I have considered this option, but that would be the last resort, as I'm a fan of having both bands under one network. Instead I was hoping for a setting in the phone. I think I've seen similar settings on other Android OS's so it shouldn't be impossible.

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