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Question regarding Chromecast Wi-Fi security

16th April 2014, 08:00 AM |#1  
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Hi,
I noticed that my Chromecast Wi-Fi icon is not secured I mean it looks open unlike my router Wi-Fi connection.
Does that mean that any of my neighbor could use my Wi-Fi ?

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16th April 2014, 01:25 PM |#2  
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If your Wi-Fi is password protected your fine.

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28th April 2014, 11:44 PM |#3  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jonathanxx1

Hi,
I noticed that my Chromecast Wi-Fi icon is not secured I mean it looks open unlike my router Wi-Fi connection.
Does that mean that any of my neighbor could use my Wi-Fi ?

Sent from my Nexus 4 using xda app-developers app

The chromecast wifi network is only used for the initial setup of the device. Once you've given the chromecast your home wifi information it will use that instead. If your home wifi is secure, the chromecast won't change that.
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