Wifi 6 SFR: What is a SFR box WiFi 6 and which?, Connect to the wifi of the SFR Box 8

How to connect to the WiFi of the SFR Box 8

The SFR Box 8 and 8x are therefore internet boxes Ideal for all technophiles.

WiFi 6 SFR: What is a SFR box WiFi 6 and which to subscribe ?

SFR now offers the WiFi 6 network as part of its Internet Box 8 packages. You want to learn more about this technology ? You would like to improve your internet debit ? You wonder if it is useful to take out an SFR WiFi 6 offer ? Discover our guide !

  • The essential
  • THE WiFi 6 SFR is the most modern and fastest wifi Internet network offered at the operator.
  • To take advantage of technology WiFi 6 SFR, You must subscribe to an SFR Box Power or Premium offer.
  • SFR WiFi 6 box subscribers seem generally satisfied with services Offered by the operator.
  • A WiFi 6 SFR repeater To extend your network is offered as an option to 3 €/month.

What are the differences between WiFi 6 SFR and WiFi 5 ?

WiFi 6 is a New WiFi standard, Arrival in 2019, which modernizes and improves the performance of WiFi networks. If the principle of WiFi remains the same (network connect several devices without using wire), WiFi 6 is based on new protocols that allow to optimize internet navigation.

At SFR, WiFi 6 is also called Smart Wifi, Due to its smarter management of flows and energy.

Homemade wifi

Compared to the WiFi generations that preceded it, the WiFi 6 network has a very large number oftechnical innovations ::

  • WiFi 6 is more intelligent : it optimally distributes the flow with each connected device. You can also easily control access to each machine to the Internet.
  • A WiFi 6 network covers the home better, thanks to a better penetration of walls and obstacles.
  • Navigate WiFi 6 is safer, especially when WPA3 encryption is also used.
  • WiFi 6 technology is more efficient: it better manages the use of multiple devices simultaneously and makes it possible to reach a best speed.

You are interested in WiFi 6 SFR ?

You are interested in) by WiFi 6 SFR ?

Which box sfr wifi 6 subscribe ?

The WiFi 6 SFR is natively integrated into the SFR Box 8 and 8x, available with SFR Box Power and SFR Box Premium offers.

The 8x box is the most recent operator modem and includes many technology at the point of the technology:

  • THE Wifi 6, The most modern and efficient WiFi standard.
  • A 4K decoder Compatible with Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision technlogies.
  • 2 on -board vocal assistants, Alexa and OK SFR, To control your internet box remotely.

The SFR Box 8 and 8x are therefore internet boxes Ideal for all technophiles.

Exhaustive list of SFR WiFi 6 fiber offers classified by price. The referencing of these offers is free.

The 8GB/s flow is the highest internet speed On the French market, allowed thanks to WiFi 6 SFR. This flow is however theoretical and can only be reached under ideal conditions.

Before you can take out an SFR WiFi 6 fiber offer, it is necessary to test its SFR fiber eligibility. You can go to the operator’s website, or make an appointment in the SFR shop closest to you to check if your home can benefit from a SFR Fiber Offer Box 8 WiFi 6.

You want to test your Eligibility Box WiFi 6 SFR ?

Unlike WiFi 6 at Bouygues, technology is also available with SFR ADSL offers. However, due to the technology used, SFR BOX 8 ADSL offer a flower rate than that of fiber offers, even in WiFi 6:

Exhaustive list of SFR WiFi 6 ADSL offers classified by price. The referencing of these offers is free.

WiFi 6 SFR box reviews: What do customers think ?

Many WiFi 6 SFR reviews can be found on the internet, especially on the Trustpilot site. Here is a selection:

Attractive price with 1 year commitment compared to others [. . But once the fiber has been installed, I left Orange for SFR with WiFi 6 equipment and a TV decoder of better quality than that of Orange which raises far too because they do not change the equipment unlike SFR [. ] Hence my choice to go home.

Trustpilot review signed Jimmy F – October 29, 2022

Aside from the fact that the technician who was to make the connection gave no news despite a 4 -hour wait, it’s perfect for. I went from the Orange ADSL (35MB) to almost 1GB at SFR. For the moment, everything is fine and the SFR Box 8 equipment is top.

Trustpilot review signed FSX44 – December 22, 2021

SFR is very good: the prices of commitments are reasonable although the discounts could be stronger for the most loyal customers. The fiber is reliable in this access provider, we have a significant reception and speed of connection. Customer service is always available and pleasant, it is important to have advisers who are involved. We have been soliciting this business for many years and we are very happy.

Trustpilot review signed Deco – November 25, 2021

Overall, WiFi 6 SFR customers seem to be satisfied Services provided by the operator, particularly at the level of SFR flows offered, the installation of fiber and reception by customer service.

You wish to subscribe to a SFR WiFi 6 box ?

You wish to subscribe to a SFR WiFi 6 box ?

How to get the WiFi 6 SFR repeater ?

SFR offers an option Smart wifi repeater, which allows you to receive a repeater at home to extend the WiFi 6 network throughout the home. The SFR WiFi repeater is available to 3 €/month, without engagement.

SFR Box subscribers can add up to 2 WiFi 6 SFR repeaters to their contract.

WiFi repeater

Being an SFR device, the Smart WiFi repeater offers unique features when used in combination with the operator WiFi 6 network:

  • You can control internet access from the various devices that wish to connect to the network.
  • You can use the application SFR & me To identify the ideal location where to install your repeater.
  • The device is designed for the WiFi 6 SFR Box 8 network, and thus offers optimal connection throughout your accommodation.

Here is how to subscribe to the Smart WiFi 6 SFR rehearsal option:

  1. Go to the SFR website dedicated to the Smart Wifi repeater.
  2. Select “Add to Cart“”.
  3. If you are not yet SFR customer, choose the SFR WiFi 6 offer that you want to subscribe. Otherwise, choose “Already SFR customer“”.
  4. The repeater will be sent directly to your home.

If you prefer Buy a wifi repeater Rather than rent, several WiFi 6 compatible devices are also available on the internet. The prices vary depending on the characteristics of each repeater:

Non -exhaustive list of WiFi 6 repeater classified by price. The referencing of these offers is free.

Updated on 07/07/2023

Armand mainly takes care of writing articles and guides on SFR and Bouygues operators. A graduate of a Master in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics, he joined Selectra in December 2020.

How to connect to the WiFi of the SFR Box 8 ?

To note. Some former equipment (computers under Windows 7 with Intel) may present incompatibilities with WiFi 6. It is then necessary to update the equipment pilots in question (see step 4). In the event of a blockage, a compatibility mode is accessible via the Gateway interface or via a customer service action of the manufacturer of your equipment.

Steps

I identify the name of the network associated with my box

Find the name of your network on the label located under your box.

I select the identified network

Select the WiFi network of your SFR Box 8 in the network & Internet settings of your equipment.

If the network does not appear, go to step 4.

I provide the wifi key corresponding to the network

Enter the WiFi safety key indicated on the label to connect your equipment to the wifi of your box.

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I update my Windows pc pilots if I can’t connect to the wifi of my box

Windows PCs, equipped with an intel chip for wifi, may require a Update of Windows drivers to connect to a WiFi box. To benefit from the best performance of your box, perform this update by following one of the methods below. Otherwise, you can deactivate the WiFi 6 of your box. This can be temporarily useful if you cannot yet update.

Method 1 (recommended): Update of your PC drivers

  1. Connect your Windows PC in wired on one of the yellow ports (RJ45) of your box.
  2. Launch your browser and follow the instructions provided by Intel. Be sure to identify the reference of your WiFi interface.
  3. Go to the section Pilots and utilities To download the pilots for the identified interface.
  4. Install the drivers and restart your PC.

You can now try a wifi connection.

If this method does not work, you can try the method 2.

Method 2: temporary deactivation of WiFi 6 if you cannot update the drivers

  • For the SFR box 8 fiber or very high speed (THD)
  1. Connect your Windows PC in wired on one of the yellow ports (RJ45) of your box.
  2. Launch your browser and enter the address http: // 192.168.1.1 or http: // monmodem.
  3. Do you authenticate. You can also keep the WPS button pressed for 5 seconds.
  4. Click on the WiFi section of the interface, to the left of the screen (A).
  5. Activate the modifications by clicking on “Edit”, to the right of the screen (B).
  6. Disable WiFi 6 mode by clicking on the cursor (C).
  7. Save (D).

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You can now disconnect your PC and reconnect it in WiFi 5.

It is strongly advised to update the WiFi drivers of your PC, as soon as possible, to be able to reactivate WiFi 6.

  • For the SFR Box 8 ADSL
  1. Connect your Windows PC in wired on one of the yellow ports (RJ45) of your box.
  2. Launch your browser and enter the address http: // 192.168.1.1 or http: // monmodem.
  3. Do you authenticate. You can also keep the WPS button pressed for 5 seconds.
  4. Click on the WiFi section of the interface (E).
  5. Activate the WiFi 5 (F) compatibility mode.
  6. Validate (G).

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You can now disconnect your PC and reconnect it in WiFi 5.

It is strongly advised to update the WiFi drivers of your PC, as soon as possible, to be able to reactivate WiFi 6.

Tips & Tips

WIFI connection without safety key ? It’s possible

To do this, just support the WPS button (for compatible devices) of your SFR Box 8. The WPS allows you to connect your equipment to your box without having to enter the safety key.