Firewalla box automatically discover all devices that connect to the same network. Firewalla App provides a UI to allow you explore the details of each device.
Tap on the 'Devices' icon, it will bring up the device list UI. If you have many devices on your network, instead of scrolling up and down to find the one you are looking for, you can type the device name in the search bar. Note, if you want to give a device a meaningful name, check out this article to see how.
Our App also provides a sorting capability, just tap on the sorting icon on top right, you will see following sorting options.
Tap on the device name in device list UI, it will bring up the device detail UI.
This UI is divided into 3 sections: Insight, Control, and Detail Information. The insight section shows graph of 24-hours bandwidth usage. If you want to see the upload and download details, just tap on "More Details" under the graph.
The Control section shows 4 shortcuts of often used parental control feature. With a tap on the button, you can either blocking all internet access on this device or partially block certain category of internet access. Each of the button can be toggled between "Block off" (not block), "Block for 1 hour" (temporary block), "Block on" (permanently block).
Tap on "More Rules" under the shortcut, it brings up all blocking rules that applied to this device. You can create new rule or manage existing rules from here.
Information -> Status:
"Infomation" section shows Device Name, IP Address, MAC Address, Manufacturer and Status of a device.
"Status" shows if this device is currently connected to your network (Online) or not (Offline). You can tap on "Status" to set if you want to be notified about the status of this device. When enabled, Firewalla will send you alarm every time this device is disconnected(Offline) or re-connected(Back Online) to your network. This feature is disabled by default.
The "Monitoring" button is used to control whether the device is monitored by Firewalla or not.
Tap on "Delete This Device" on device detail page to delete a device. You may delete a device when it's no longer in your network, and you want remove all information about it.
Be aware that Firewalla will discover the device as new when it connects to your network next time.