F-Secure SENSE

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This table shows you the current security features available with F-Secure SENSE. F-Secure SENSE uses a three-layer protection system consisting of...
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The SENSE app for F-Secure SENSE has several functions within your SENSE network; among others, the app is needed to set up and configure the SENSE...
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F-Secure SENSE is a secure router that sits between your modem and your connected devices in the home network. Both cabled (Ethernet) and WiFi...
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A factory (or hard) reset brings your F-Secure SENSE back to factory settings, the same state as when the device was first turned on. All your...Follow these steps if performing a normal reset on the router has not helped:
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F-Secure SENSE creates a secure network for your smart home, combining hardware and software in a unique way. You can think of SENSE as an advanced,...
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A soft reset erases your settings but keeps your firmware version as is. You will need to reconnect your devices to the SENSE network.
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Note: This article is valid for you only if you are using the standalone version of F-Secure SENSE (not part of the F-Secure TOTAL package).
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Standalone version of SENSE
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To add an extra layer of protection and gain the fullest protection with your SENSE router, we advise that the SENSE app is installed on your desktop...
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Protecting your connected home consists of 2 phases: Creating your secure SENSE network, then connecting all your devices to that network.
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With F-Secure SENSE no traditional security software is needed.As F-Secure SENSE is using a three-layer protection system consisting of the SENSE router, the SENSE app, and F-Secure Security Cloud, the SENSE app...
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This article explains what the various symbols on the SENSE router display mean.
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A diagnostic file is used to identify issues and gather data for support-assisted troubleshooting.
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No, you don't. In fact, you cannot use more than one SENSE router in one home network. F-Secure SENSE has been designed so that you do not need...
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With F-Secure SENSE, we have designed a product that enables you to set up a safe, secure home network for all your connected devices. F-Secure SENSE...
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We only collect a minimal amount of data needed for us to provide the SENSE service and develop it further, thus offering you a better overall user...
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Sometimes things can go wrong. Maybe you lost power temporarily, the Internet is down, the connection seems too slow, or maybe the SENSE app or router...
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F-Secure SENSE is designed to serve your smart home with almost any number of connected devices that belong to your household and run in your home...
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Internet connectivity has become a norm, and more and more products and devices are equipped with technologies that allow them to connect to the...
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The F-Secure SENSE landing page has links to the protection software for your PC and Mac computers. SENSE for Windows and SENSE for Mac protect your...
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No, your data traffic doesn't get sent to F-Secure. In terms of data collection, our guiding principle is that we do not seek to snoop or spy on the...
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In general, setting up F-Secure SENSE does not require any changes in the settings of your current home router or modem, as it is designed to work...
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With F-Secure SENSE, we have created a security product for the connected home that provides real-time protection for your devices at home and on the...
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A device restart can help in resolving network issues such as poor signal and slow Internet speeds. To perform a device restart you can either:
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F-Secure SENSE works with most IPTV-based pay TV services. SENSE, however, only protects the devices that connect to the Internet via the SENSE router...
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The F-Secure SENSE router can update itself before running the setup if it is connected via a cable to a working Internet connection. This allows you...
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All connected devices that cannot have user-installed software, such as smart TVs and game consoles, are protected on the network traffic level. In a...
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You can assign static IP addresses to devices in your SENSE network; for example, printers and game consoles. To set this up, you need to have full...
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Yes, it is now possible to grant guest access to your SENSE WiFi network. Follow the links below for more information about the Guest Network feature:...
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SENSE comes with the F-Secure TOTAL package that includes F-Secure SAFE, F-Secure VPN and the F-Secure KEY password manager.
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At the moment, SENSE supports many network settings, and we are adding more advanced network settings in the coming firmware releases.
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For maximum WiFi coverage, place your F-Secure SENSE unit in a central location in your home, preferably on an elevated surface. Solid surfaces such...
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Note: This article is valid for you only if you are using the standalone version of F-Secure SENSE (not part of the F-Secure TOTAL package).
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The SENSE firmware receives a new update (version 1.4.21.41) that incorporates improvements to internal backend systems, fixes connectivity issues...
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If you are having WiFi or Internet connection problem with F-Secure SENSE, like slowness or intermittent connectivity issue, use the points below to...
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If you have set up WiFi extenders, or repeaters, to boost the WiFi signal in your home network, and set up your SENSE network so that your device with...
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Note: This article is valid for you only if you are using the standalone version of F-Secure SENSE (not part of the F-Secure TOTAL package).
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This feature identifies your devices by using metadata and a traffic profile sent from your connected devices. Before device identification can take...
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After upgrading your SENSE Android app to version 1.0.988, the app cannot connect to the F-Secure SENSE router when F-Secure FREEDOME VPN is on. When...
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If you need to change your network name (SSID) and password to something more memorable, you can do so via the network settings.
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Switching the F-Secure SENSE to router connection from cable to WiFi or vice versa will require you to start over the set up process.
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Normally, after the setup is finished, F-Secure SENSE shows the current time on its display. It keeps time by synchronizing the clock regularly with...
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Once you have setup F-Secure SENSE, its browsing protection feature starts protecting users and devices from accessing URLs that are classified as...
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To switch to a different DNS server, follow the steps below:
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New SENSE firmware version 1.7.136.86 has been released. Your router will download and install it automatically, so no action is needed from you. The...
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The WiFi channel changing feature allows you to change the WiFi channels used by the SENSE router.
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F-Secure SENSE is available for sale only in selected countries as of now for regulatory compliance reasons. We strongly recommend therefore that...
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We recommend that you set up a static IP address in the device that you are forwarding a port to. This ensures that the ports remain open even after...
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With this new release, the SENSE app for Android (version 1.0.782) now provides you with easier viewing of your connected and disconnected devices...
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With this feature, SENSE now supports Point-to-Point Protocol Over Ethernet (PPPoE) login, which allows SENSE to be used as a primary router with...
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