Wednesday, 16 December 2020

How to change the wireless router password

How to change the wireless router password

A wireless router finds place in almost every home nowadays. How does it work? The router efficiently is connected to a modem and it transmits WiFi signal throughout your home so you can use the internet effortless for multiple purposes. This router eliminates the need to connect your devices directly to the modem. Thus you can use the gadgets in any place inside your home.

Many times you do not remember your wireless router password. This usually happens when you connect a new device to your wireless connection. Your multiple attempts for putting in the correct password fail and then you have no other choice left but change the old password and generate a new one for the router. So how do you do that? The following steps will help you. 

1.First open a web browser. Then enter your router’s IP address. The following are different kinds of I.P addresses used for routers:

  • 192.168.1.1
  • 192.168.2.1
  • 192.168.1.254
  • 192.168.254.254 
  • 10.1.1.1
  • 10.0.0.2

Most home routers accept the default address 192.168.1.1 / routerlogin.com and this is the most convenient way to change router password. 

The other way to find out router log in and password is – If you have the router box intact with you then you can find it from the manual that came along with the router at the time of purchase. Another option to get the log in for your router is to call the router company for necessary assistance. 

2.After you open the router information page with the aforementioned I.P address, you will find a Log in page.  In most routers the default username and password both is “admin”. So type admin in both the places. If “admin” does not work for the password then you can try one more option i.e. “password”

3.Next to go to the “Settings” options

4.Navigate to Wireless > Wireless Security > WPA/WPA2 – Personal (Recommended) > Password .

5.Click on the “Change Router Password” option

6.Now enter the new password. Make sure you note in down in your phone or in a diary. 

7.Apply the new settings and your password will be changed.

When you learn how to change the wireless router password on your own, you do not need to depend on the service provider’s help. After you get your new password, connect all your devices to enjoy internet hassle free. 


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