Is Google on hub still supported?

Since OnHub routers were introduced 6 years ago, a lot has changed. In 2022, support for these older devices will end. To continue using the Google Home app to manage your Wi-Fi network, you’ll need to upgrade to a new Wi-Fi setup.

What is a Google OnHub router?

Meet OnHub, the router from Google and TP-Link that’s built for fast Wi-Fi on all your devices. OnHub provides Wi-Fi speeds up to 1900 mbps to help with smooth streaming, gaming, and downloading. Its unique design and 13 antennas provide reliable speed in every direction, covering up to 2,500 square feet.

Does Google Wifi work with OnHub?

Note: OnHub routers are not compatible with Google Nest Wifi. If you have an OnHub, it is recommended that you use it as the primary Wifi router in your network, then adding Google Wifi points to expand coverage.

Is OnHub a router and modem?

The OnHub is an AC1900 Wi-Fi router. (You can read more about Wi-Fi standards here.) In terms of tech capability, that means it’s a 3×3 (three-stream) 802.11ac router that has a top ceiling speed of 1300Mbps on the 5Ghz frequency band, and top ceiling speed of 600Mbps on the 2.4GHz band at the same time.

Is Google Wifi being discontinued?

After December 19, 2022 You won’t be able to update things like Wi-Fi network settings, add additional Wifi devices, or run speed tests. Google Assistant features like “Hey Google, pause my Wi-Fi” will stop working.

Will Google release a new router?

Fast forward to 2022, Google’s Wi-Fi networking range is showing its age, with the missing Wi-Fi 6 support being a bummer for many. Now, the folks over at 9to5Google have uncovered evidence that points to the big G working on the next generation of its router lineup under the codename “Sirocco.”

What is the difference between Google OnHub and Google Wifi?

Onhub is not a mesh router and operates with a single router. A single unit of Google Onhub delivers excellent internet coverage for an area of 2500 square feet. Unlike Google Wifi, the Onhub has no room for expansion. Most users prefer to rely on Google Wifi for reliable coverage and stable wireless signals.

When was OnHub released?

The first came out in August 2015 and cost $200; the second launched in October of that same year and retailed for $220. Their innards were identical and made to Google’s specs, but the Google’s own Wifi mesh-router system superseded the OnHubs in late 2016.

What routers are compatible with Google Wifi?

Google Wifi can create a mesh network only with Google Nest Wifi, Google Wifi, and OnHub routers and points. If you have a non-compatible router (such as a Cisco, Linksys, or Netgear router), it won’t mesh with your Google Wifi points.

How do I set up my OnHub router?

How to setup the OnHub router through the Google Wifi app

  1. Step 1 Find a spot for your OnHub.
  2. Step 2 Plug in your OnHub.
  3. Step 3 Download the Google Wifi app.
  4. Step 4 Find and connect OnHub.
  5. Step 5 Choose your OnHub’s location.
  6. Step 6 Set up Wi-Fi.
  7. Step 7 Set up additional OnHub (if necessary)
  8. Step 8 Install software.

What replaces Google’s home?

Nest Audio
Google Home is the speaker that started it all, but has now been replaced and bettered by the Nest Audio. Google Home Max is a powerful speaker, which could make it the only one you need in your home for entertainment.

Is Google router 5g?

Your Google Nest Wifi and Google Wifi devices keep it simple by automatically choosing the band that gives you the best Wi-Fi. Your Google Wifi or Nest Wifi network uses the same name for both the 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. Both radio bands are active simultaneously.