Adding a new Firewalla to your App
If you are not only manage your own home network, but also helping your other family members or friends managing their networks. You are likely running into the needs of managing multiple Firewallas installed in different networks with the same App on your mobile device.
Actually, it is pretty simple, the trick is really make sure during the initial pairing, your mobile device needs to be connected to the same network that Firewalla is connected to. When your mobile device is ready, then power up the Firewalla. The remaining step is exactly the same as pairing a new Firewalla box. Follow the installation instructions. Once the pairing is done, you can manage this new paired Firewalla remotely.
When you are managing multiple Firewallas, in order to better identify each Firewalla devices, you'd better assign a unique name to each Firewalla. Here is how to change Firewalla device name:
- Tap on Settings (gear icon) -> tap on Device Name row "Firewalla" -> change to new name