Feature Request: Add support for PPPoE
many ISPs, including CenturyLink require PPPoE. Without this support, eero cannot be used as a router and only as a bridge.
Like many people here, I just spent a bunch of money on an eero 6 kit only to find it doesn't support PPPoE. Will be returning it for Google.
I wish I had seen this thread before I purchased my eero 6 a few days ago, I live in a brand new house with fibre as standard straight to my modem. I never thought for a second that I'd be purchasing a device that wouldn't be compatible with my setup. Looks like I'll be returning mine to Amazon and purchasing google. Lets face it, if they can't develop a solution in 4 years, they're not going to.
Yes, sadly the new build home I’m in is tied to a limited number of providers which I’m sure are probably the same company, so can’t really change. Didn’t get it prime day either. It’s not a massive issue just frustrating.
Joined today to add my vote. With the impending Comcast data cap in the northeast in 2022. I'll be switching to Consolidated Communications VDSL2 60/10 but will likely sell my Eeros off and go with zenWifi if PPoE is not supported by then . I have no interest in running a double NAT.
Adding my vote for PPPoE support.
I’ve bought myself the original eero, 2nd gen, and now the 6 series. I’ve given them as gifts to my parents and siblings, all of whom loved them. I just looked at my Amazon order history and counted 26 eero devices purchased in total. (That number shocked me.)
But for nearly three years now, I have been limited into using CenturyLink — and without PPPoE support I don’t know how much longer I can stay loyal to eero. It’s simply providing lesser functionality than comparable brands.
Please, I really want to remain an eero zealot. Help me get out of double NAT purgatory.
I have just found that a UK ISP, TalkTalk, has launched its new FTTP product as Future Fibre powered by eero. TalkTalk is an ISP that mainly uses the common BT Openreach UK network. The router supplied is either an eero6 or eero pro 6 depending on the package chosen by the user. The set up instructions on line are a bit vague, just plug the eero into the ONT or Fibre Connection Box and follow the app for set up. No mention of PPPoE, Bridge mode or double NAT. I was a Talk Talk customer for several years and know that their standard products require a password as ID on start up.
Does anyone here know whether they have been able to overcome the problems mentioned on this thread? If so how? Sadly my experience with TalkTalk means that I would be very reluctant to even consider moving back to them.
Just got the new eero pro 6 in the UK but real shame I can't use most of the features as I don't want to double NAT so using just as a bridge .... can someone from Amazon / eero please give us any indication if the feature is being worked on at all? .... you have had a awfully long time to have it under consideration!
Jeff C. -- 3 years ago you indicated in this thread that you would tell us a timeline here for PPPoE, when it got close. With the teaser in the Network/ISP Settings/WAN type setting in the latest iOS app update, I would guess that you almost have it ready, and perhaps could tell us if it is imminent in days/weeks/months or even more years?
- Support for the PPPoE WAN type on eero Pro 6 and eero 6
Original eero sidelined yet again……
Will be switching to Google when I upgrade to fttp early next year….
Can you please also enable PPPOE on Ring Alarm Pro?
I have got myself a regular eero recently,
and I was disappointed to learn the the eero series 6 supports pppoe
but the regular eero series does not.
it's just software as far as i can tell,
why update some routers but not others?
please enable pppoe on all routers.
- Status Implemented
- 7 days agoLast active