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Feature Request: Bandwidth Monitor

With Comcast and others adding bandwidth caps id love to get internal alerts since Comcast numbers are so out of whack. 

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  • Wait...they finally deliver this feature and it costs money?!

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 3 wk ago
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      wiper yep. $2.99/month.

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      • thaddeusq
      • thaddeusq
      • 3 wk ago
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      wiper They don't charge for it. I don't pay for secure+ and I see the bandwidth usage in my Android app.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 3 wk ago
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      thaddeusq Before I subscribed, I saw this week's view of my data. However, when I tried to look at a day view or a month view or anything other than the default week, it wouldn't let me. It essentially said I had to subscribe. 

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      • thaddeusq
      • thaddeusq
      • 3 wk ago
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      Mgreer316 You're right. I subscribe to Secure, but not Secure+. I had forgotten about subscribing to Secure. You are correct, that makes it $3/month. 

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  • Questions:

    1) Is this only for the new eeros? and if so can I just add one of those to my network and get this or do I have to replace all my eeros (I have a large network with 7 eeros).

    2) is this part of eero Secure+ or an additional subscription?

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    • Moses their website says Activity Center is part of Secure/Secure+

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      • Moses
      • Moses
      • 3 wk ago
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      ANeeroFull I see that now: https://support.eero.com/hc/en-us/articles/360049161231-Understanding-Your-Network-Data-Usage

      No mention if it comes to all eero devices or just the new ones. The link above doesn't indicate hardware requirements so I am hopeful.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 3 wk ago
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      Moses Im on the Pro 2 system, not the new Pro 6. I get all the stats I was looking for. It's $3/minth but I'm a happy camper. It seems to be very well executed. 

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      • Moses
      • Moses
      • 3 wk ago
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      Mgreer316 Sounds great. Looks exactly what I need. I have 7 eero Pro's already. I am not home but have initiated the update remotely to see if they get it. Do you have the Android or iPhone app? Users above that are seeing it have Android, I am on iPhone.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 3 wk ago
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      Moses I'm on Android. 

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      • Moses
      • Moses
      • 3 wk ago
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      Mgreer316 OK. Well, I assume it is coming to iPhone soon then. Looks great and I am hopeful.

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  • Any ETA on IOS ?

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      • Moses
      • Moses
      • 3 wk ago
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      Merf Just saw this from eero on reddit. iOS on track for next week. 🙂

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      • BeanDip
      • BeanDip
      • 3 wk ago
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      Moses YAY!

      I have a ton of network tools in my home office for the job, so I've always known what my Eeros are doing from a traffic standpoint.

      What I didn't have was SNMP support for the Eeros themselves. Again, not a deal breaker since I can see more than the average bear.

      Overall...this is the best consumer grade router hardware I've owned...and I've owned a LOT. 

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      • Merf
      • Merf
      • 3 wk ago
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      Moses yea that was me.. lol

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  • Will this be available for the iPhone app?  ETA?

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  • Regarding iOS, I'm thinking their user base of iOS devices is probably their biggest base. Therefore, rolling out to a smaller Android base gives them the opportunity to troubleshoot any issues before the bigger base gets it. That's just me guessing. 

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  • I know it's irritating to have to pay for this capability, but on the plus side it's only $30/year ($2.50/month) if purchased annually. Additionally, the execution is thorough. It took them long enough but I must say they did their homework. It's not a half baked retrofitted implementation. Now if we could only get a web interface. 

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  • I find it very irritating that reddit has more details and specifics than here in eero's own community. Anyway, here's the deal on how they've implemented access to this feature. 

    "To clarify for those that don't have it yet - this is a freemium feature.

    You can view live data and weekly metrics free.

    If you want daily or monthly reports, you have to pay for Eero Secure." 

    Eero Secure is $30/year ($2.50/month) if paid in full or $3/month ($36/year) if paid monthly. 

    I could be wrong, but if you want to inspect usage on the device level to find out which devices are hogging data, then I believe you must subscribe. 

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      • the_mace
      • the_mace
      • 3 wk ago
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      Mgreer316 Mgreer316 Are there screen shots anywhere?

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    • I saw some Android app screen shots earlier in this thread.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 3 wk ago
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      the_mace Yes, I posted some above.

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      • the_mace
      • the_mace
      • 3 wk ago
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      Mgreer316 Thanks, sorry I missed that. I find this forum's scrolling/refresh a bit odd. The images are just what I'm looking for. Unfortunately I'm on iOS but it sounds like it's coming soon so that's great news!

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      • eero_user
      • ivanxiao
      • 3 wk ago
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      wow, Eero is selling me my own data. Is it even legal? Imagine you have to pay for Google and youtube for your search and watch history. Very creative way of making money.

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      • larojas
      • larojas
      • 3 wk ago
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      eero_user I find it a bit disturbing as well, along with the whole concept of having to create an online account for something that should be local to my network.

      In practice, for this whole bandwidth monitor thread, I just wish they supported SNMP and people could choose what solution they want to use for metrics and monitoring.

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  • OMG!! 

    This is now working!!!!  I can tell who is using the most data with which device!!!!!!!!!  

    Thank you!!!!!!  For this alone, eero 6 was worth the upgrade.  This is the biggest giant step in my smart home world since Nest thermostat.  Thank you!

    Even if I don't get the monthly data for free, it is very useful.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      edhchoe You don't the eero 6! The version 6 level firmware added this to my 2nd gen Eero Pro, so I'm assuming all eeros have it. 

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    • Mgreer316 where are you seeing the stats now? I’m on v6.0.2 and I’m still not seeing individual network usage on the phone app.

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      • Jlogsdon
      • Jlogsdon
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 Do you use the android app??  I use iOS and still no detail device usage at least that I can see.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 if you're on iOS it's suppose to be available some time this week according to a post in reddit. But to answer your question, the "Activity" network icon on the bottom is where the stats are. 

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      • Kevinhain
      • Kevinhain
      • 2 wk ago
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      Jlogsdon i am using iOS and this is working for me. The data is located under Activity. It’s called Data Usage. 

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      • edhchoe
      • edhchoe
      • 2 wk ago
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      Mgreer316 I meant I upgraded to eero 6 from another old system - Apple Time Capsule.

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    • Jlogsdon I do use iOS. I still have nothing, unless I need to purchase secure, I haven’t done that. 

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    • Mgreer316 Do I need Secure tho to see it? Or will it b free? I’m still not seeing it but some posts with iOS show it now.

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 Yes and no. You'll get the current week's aggregate and device usage free. However, if you want to drill down to daily use or monthly use and individual device hourly use you'll have to pony up the $3/month of $30/year Secure fee. 

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    • Mgreer316 thanks man, I hope I see it soon. I’m on the latest version but still nothing, and I’ve seen other iOS posts having it. Hopefully it’s a quick role out

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    • Mgreer316 I should also ask, is the daily and monthly worth it? I’m in IT so I feel like it is, but without seeing it, looking for feedback. 

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 Well, IMO the daily is for the stat nerds (of which I am one). But the monthly is important because that's the basis for which you might be charged overage by your ISP. 

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 I should also add that the ability to drill down on a specific device to see hourly data consumption will help you isolate where data leaks are. And if you have younger kids you can see if anybody is gaming or on social al media at 3AM when they should be asleep! 

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    • Mgreer316 thanks for the insight man! Stat nerd here too! Can you drill down deep enough to see actual data tho? Like 8gb https, 3mg dns, 2gb file share ect? Per device? 
      how deep is the drill down is where I’m going. its only $30 but I wanna make sure it’s worth it :-)

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 No, not that level of granularity. This is as fine as it gets. 

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      • BeanDip
      • BeanDip
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 

       

      I force closed the IOS app and opened a few hours ago...a pop-up message announced it and you can touch that or the new Data panel in Activity.

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  • This is on iOS now. Example screenshot below. So much for the people saying it was impossible, can't do, etc. Nice job and very well done.

     

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      • Jlogsdon
      • Jlogsdon
      • 2 wk ago
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      the_mace so we use the iOS app, using 3 eero pros, iOS is at the 6.0.2 -11 version for each eero.  But I still don’t see any detail device usage. 

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      • the_mace
      • the_mace
      • 2 wk ago
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      Jlogsdon I didn't see it until today myself. Not sure what made it suddenly turn up. You do need an eero secure trial or paid subscription to get the data. I was on the trial still (5 days left) since my installation was recent. Maybe that's it?

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      • Moses
      • Moses
      • 2 wk ago
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      Jlogsdon Mine wasn't there this morning. Is now. No software updates in between. I suspect they are rolling it out on the server side.

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      • edhchoe
      • edhchoe
      • 2 wk ago
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      the_mace Why is Roku using all your data?!

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    • the_mace is that free or did you purchase Secure to see this now?

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      • the_mace
      • the_mace
      • 2 wk ago
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      Nkrueger38 I had the free trial for eero secure. After the stats came in I paid for the 1 year ($30). Next to the 8 Eeros I have the $30 didn’t make a dent. 

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      • the_mace
      • the_mace
      • 2 wk ago
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      edhchoe spectrum app for TV.  Mother-in-law has one or more TVs going all day. 

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      • Mgreer316
      • Mgreer316
      • 2 wk ago
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      the_mace Wow! We hit 195GB last week and I thought that was high. But you're almost at 400! MIL is a data hog.  Start charging her! 🙂

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  • It's there now for me too! Nicely done.

    Using iOS

    eeroOS 6.0.2 

    Older system with just eero Pro 2's. 

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  • Oh my!!! well done. Finally. Love the visualizations!!!!

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  • Got it on my iPhone but nothing on my ipad.  Huh ?

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  • This reporting is great but it seems to report an inaccurately high amount of usage by my eero devices themselves. For instance, yesterday it says my 7 eero Devices used 1.5 GB down and 633 MB up for 73% of my usage! I also track daily internet usage with my ISP and I actually only used about 2 GB total, so this is completely off. There are hours when almost no internet usage is occuring according to my ISP that it says the eero Devices are using alot. The device usage reporting on my non-eero devices seems very accurate though, so that is good (and more important).

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