Disable WiFi Radio (on Gateway unit)

I would like to turn off the wifi radio on the Eero device I have in my equipment cabinet.  That way it can act as the Gateway unit and I can have others in the home work as access points.

Locating an eero in a metal cabinet often attenuates the signal, and it sometimes still latches onto a device and causes problems.  By shutting off the radio this would not happen.  Let the Gateway act as Gateway-only and the other devices be wifi access points. 

If figure this would be a software upgrade, and if telcos can build it into their router/modems then so can eero.

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  • I have the same exact issue and just posted a new request for this feature as well.

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  • I too would like to turn off WiFi radio but on a schedule - like at bed time. Current I unplug my eero at night. 

  • I came looking to see if I could do this. I find when things connect to the 2.4Ghz band in the basement (gateway) eero there isn't good enough strength to the main floors of my house. I would like to disable it so my clients don't choose that radio and rely on the other access points.

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