Netgear R6900 - Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router User Manual (en)

Select ADVANCED > Setup > QoS Setup > Upstream QoS.
Select the Enable Upstream QoS (Optimized for Gaming) check box.
Specify the maximum uplink bandwidth for your Internet connection:
If you know what your uplink bandwidth is, type it in the Uplink bandwidth Maximum field and select Kbps
or Mbps from the menu.
If you are not sure, click the Speedtest button.
Speedtest verifies the upstream speed of your Internet connection. The Uplink bandwidth Maximum field
displays the result of the test.
Click the Apply button.
The router assigns a high priority to Internet traffic from your gaming devices to the Internet.
Add Upstream QoS Priority Rules
You can give prioritized Internet access to the following types of traffic:
Specific applications
Specific online games
Individual Ethernet LAN ports of the router
A specific device by MAC address
To specify prioritization of traffic, create a policy for the type of traffic and add the policy to the router's QoS Priority
Rule list. For convenience, the router's QoS Priority Rule list includes many common applications and online games
that can benefit from QoS handling.
Set Up QoS for Applications and Online Gaming
You can create an upstream QoS policy rule for an application or online game.
To create an upstream QoS policy rule for an application or online game:
Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device that is connected to the network.
A login window opens.
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Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900