What happens if I use same SSID for 2.4 and 5 networks?

Hi - I just got the GL-MT3000. I seem to be able to use the same SSID for both the 2.4 and 5 networks. But I am curious…when I do so, will devices that can access 5GHz automatically use the 5GHz network?


Depends on the device.

OpenWrt does not support band steering out-of-the-box, so it’s only the device that decides to connect to which band.

In most cases the more stable band will be used, which is often 2.4

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Yes, depending on the devices as said @admon .
I used the same SSID and password on my Flint 2. It is working and my phone showing

Other devices will auto-connect 2.4Ghz such like old CCTV cameras.

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