Change Wi-Fi security on CenturyLink modems

Wireless Security allows you to change the security type (WEP/WPA/WPA2) for your Network (SSID). 
NOTE:  This article applies to newer CenturyLink modems. Other modems may have different features, lights, and behaviors.
Modem Wireless Step 1-3
  1. Connect a device directly to your modem.
  1. Open a web browser and go to
  1. Login to your modem by entering the Admin Username and Admin Password, then select "Apply." If your modem is using the default settings, this information is located on the modem sticker.
Learn more about password security best practices.
  1. Select "Wireless Setup."
  1. Select "Wireless Security."
  1. Select the SSID you want to edit.
  1. Select the desired "Security Type."
WEP Note: You should use the strongest encryption that is compatible with your network. WEP should only be used if your devices are NOT WPA compatible. 
  1. Select the desired Authentication type. Recommendation: Open.
  1. From here you can select the "default" or "custom" key/passphrase.
  1. If you decided to create a "custom" WPS security key/passphrase select either 64 bits or 128 bits and enter the new key/passphrase.
64 bits, enter 10 characters*.
128 bits, enter 26 characters*.
*Characters can only contain letters between A-F and numbers between 0-9 with no spaces. 
  1. Select "Apply" to save your changes.
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