Why does a network name appear in orange coloured text?

DjamoDjamoDjamoDjamo Member Posts: 15
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Hello, when I open the Networks tab in the Fing app, the name of one of the four networks is written in orange coloured text.  It's usually the same network that's written in orange, though it can change.  Does the orange coloured text indicate anything?

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  • RobinRobin Administrator, Fing Team Posts: 3,734
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    Hi @DjamoDjamo
    The orange color represents the network does not have an internet connection. The detection of the internet connection is not very intuitive though, and that's why we changed it in the upcoming new Fing 9 version. Thanks again for this question.
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  • rootedrooted Gulf Coast, USModerator Posts: 803
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    Could you post a screenshot? I've never seen this before.

  • DjamoDjamoDjamoDjamo Member Posts: 15
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    Hi @rooted
    I've attached a screenshot of the Networks tab.  Normally it's the Altice 4G network that is in orange coloured text, and the others appear in black.  Altice 4G and 5G are two networks on the same wireless router.  
  • rootedrooted Gulf Coast, USModerator Posts: 803
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    edited December 2019

    I think it signifies networks outside of the home network, I just connected to my neighbors WiFi (I'm authorized) and did a scan and it came back orange.

    (forgive my SSID, I was aggravated at Cox and named it accordingly)


    Robin
  • DjamoDjamoDjamoDjamo Member Posts: 15
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    Thank you for your reply and the explanation.
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