Manage wireless networks (SSIDs) on your modem

In the SSID Setup option of your modem's wireless setup, you can configure your network (SSID) and manage up to 4 wireless networks.  
NOTE:  Depending on your model, your modem's user interface may appear slightly different from the images below.
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1.  Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, to the internet through WiFi or using an Ethernet cable connected to your modem.

2.  Open a web browser and type into the web address field.

3.  Log in to your modem's settings interface (Modem GUI) using your Admin Username and Password. Unless you customized this information, you can find it printed on the modem label. Note that these are different from your wireless network name (SSID) and password (key).

4.  Select "Wireless Setup."

5.  If given the choice, select "2.4 GHz" or "5 GHz" in the left sidebar. Some models do not offer this option. Read more about the how to choose between 2.4 and 5 GHz frequency, and learn which modems have this capability.

6.  Select "SSID Setup" from the menu on the left sidebar.

7.  Select the name of your wireless network (SSID). It's usually the one at the top of the drop-down list.

8.  Select "Enable SSID" to activate the network, or "Disable SSID" to deactivate it.

Note: On older models, choose "Broadcast" or "Hide."

9.  Enter a custom network name if you want (optional). This can make it easier to find your network when connecting devices to WiFi.

10.  Select "Apply" to save your changes.

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