Updating bt home hub
Your BT Home Hub 6 router uses a firewall to help keep your home network safe from unwanted Internet access.The firewall does this by blocking all incoming and outgoing connections that have not been authorized.However, on Monday, BT finally issued an update that it said would fix the flaw in its wireless router.The company told customers: BT Home Hub 5A - dropping connection issue RESOLVED.reported on the technical cockup in February 2014, BT was quick to dismiss the gripes by telling us it was "not aware of any issues" with the kit.Since then, we've heard that BT subscribers have continued to moan about looped reboots on the Home Hub 5 only to be largely ignored by the one-time national telco, it has been claimed.We have now rolled out a fix to all customers who were experiencing performance issues on their Hub 5As. We apologise for this issue and thank you for your patience.
That feature is re-awoken only by a PC but more passive network devices may continue to sleep, including BT Vision boxes or network drives.It is time to find the port forwarding section of the device. Click the button on this page that says Create a new port forwarding rule.To help you do this we begin on the Home page of the router interface: Start by clicking the Advanced settings option in the lower right corner. (Be sure the IP address box above contains the Static IP address you created in Step 1) This next section is our router simulator. Our port checker is guaranteed to give you an accurate reading on whether your ports are forwarded properly or not. You can find networking, gaming and software guides here.In this guide we'll show you how to change your router’s settings from the annoying defaults to more effective ones, and alter advanced settings to get the most out of your home Wi-Fi network.
And if you've got the new BT Smart Hub instead, then we've got you covered too, head over to our BT Smart Hub settings guide now.On the login page you should be asked for a username and password.