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How to Block a Wifi User PLDT Fibr (Step-by-Step Guide)

By October 29, 2022No Comments

If you find that your neighbors are using your WiFi without your permission and you want to stop them, you can block unauthorized WiFi users from accessing your PLDT Home Fibr network. This tutorial article will show you how to block a WiFi user quickly and easily in PLDT Home Fibr.

If you have a PLDT Home Fibr connection, blocking access to your network by guests and neighbors is as easy as setting a strong WiFi password. To prevent them from accessing your Internet if you don’t want to reset your password, you can simply blacklist them from your network.

How to block a wifi user PLDT Fibr

There are three different methods you can block someone from accessing and using your PLDT Fibr WiFi network.

Method 1: Hide PLDT WiFi Network

The first and easiest method is to hide your WiFi or SSID. It only takes a few minutes to in your PLDT admin settings. However, it’s not a foolproof way and they can still find a way to connect to your WiFi if they are techy enough.

Step 1: Log in to PLDT admin.

Step 2: Go to the Network tab.

Step 3: Click “Advance” under “Basic.”

Step 4: Select “Hidden” in the SSID Name field on the far right, and then click “Apply.”

Step 5: You have successfully hidden your PLDT WiFi.

Method 2: Block a WiFi user through DHCP Filtering

Step 1: Open the PLDT admin page and log in.

Step 2: Go to the Security tab from the top menu.

Step 3: Click on “Firewall,” then “DHCP Filtering.”

Step 4: Toggle the “Enable” button. Then, select “Black List” and click “Apply.”

Step 5: Next, click “Add” and enter the MAC Address you will block.

Step 6: Lastly, click “Apply.”

Method 3: Block a WiFi user through MAC Filtering

Step 1: Log into your PLDT router’s admin page on a web browser.

Step 2: Click on the “Security” tab.

Step 3: Go to “Firewall” and click on “MAC Filtering.”

Step 4: Click on “Enable,” then on “Black List.”

Step 5: Next, click “Apply.”

Step 6: Click the “Add” button and enter the MAC address you want to block.

Step 7: Select “Enable” and then click “Apply.”

What is a MAC Address and how you can find it

A MAC address is the Media and Access Control address. It is your device’s networking hardware, whether you are using a PC computer, laptop computer, or smartphone.

A sample MAC address looks like this: d0:13:c1:2a:bc:4p.

How to find MAC address on Windows

Step 1: Open your Windows laptop or computer.

Step 2: On your device’s keyboard, press the Windows key together with the “R” button to open the Run Command box.

Step 3: Type in “cmd” and hit the “Enter” button.

Step 4: On your screen, you will see a command prompt box pop up.

Step 5: Type in “ipconfig/all” and press the “Enter” button.

Step 6: Look for the “Physical Address” which will show you the device’s MAC address.

How to find MAC address on iOS

Step 1: Open your iOS device and go to Settings.

Step 2: Next, go to “General.”

Step 3: Then, go to “About.”

Step 4: Scroll down to look for your device’s MAC address.

How to find MAC address on Mac OS

Step 1: Open your MAC laptop or computer.

Step 2: Click on the Apple icon.

Step 3: Go to “System Preferences.”

Step 4: Next, go to “Network” and then “Advanced.”

Step 5: Once you’re in the Network box, click on “WiFi.”

Step 6: When you scroll down, you will see the MAC or WLAN address.

How to find MAC address on Android

Step 1: Open your Android smartphone and go to your phone’s settings.

Step 2: Go to “About Device” or “About Phone.”

Step 3: Tap on “Status.”

Step 4: Scroll down to see your Android device’s MAC address.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What’s the difference between DHCP Filtering and MAC Filtering?

MAC Filtering blocks the device’s MAC address from accessing the WiFi network. On the other hand, DHCP Filtering will prevent the blocked device from obtaining an IP address.

Is it better to hide your WiFi or to block a WiFi user?

Blocking a WiFi user is a more permanent solution. Hiding your WiFi may work for some time, but they will still be able to find a way to access your network.


Blacklisting specific users from connecting to your WiFi is an easy fix to stop people from using your WiFi without your permission. Just follow the tutorial guides in this article to block them once and for all.

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Jerico Saquing

Jerico Saquing

Jerico is the founder of Peso Hacks. He's also a freelance writer who specializes in topics related to finance, travel and games. In his spare time, he likes to watch anime, play mobile games and read books.

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