I have a RPi 3 B with a WiFi dongle. I'd like to connect the built-in RPi WiFi (wlan0) to a wifi router that is not connected to the internet, just local. I'd also like to connect the WiFi dongle (wlan1) to a different WiFi router that is connected to the internet. This I have done, however internet doesn't work unless I disconnect from the local WiFi. Is there a way I can connect to both and have internet?


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    While connecting to both WLANs, can you get the output of route command? – vaha Oct 13 '16 at 8:24

You need to set up routes to direct traffic to the correct WLAN. Here is a link that should help as it seems to be very similar to your requested configuration.


  • Please try adding more detail to the answer than just a rough description and a link. – Shan-Desai Mar 2 '17 at 14:06

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