1. Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, to the internet through WiFi or using an Ethernet cable connected to your modem.
3. Log in to your modem's online settings interface (Modem GUI) using your Administrator Username and Administrator Password. Unless you have changed the default settings, you can find this information on the modem's sticker. Note that these are different from your wireless SSID and security key.
4. Select "Wireless Setup."
5. If given a choice in the left sidebar, select "2.4 GHz" or "5 GHz." Don't worry if you don't see this option, as only some models have it.
6. Select "Wireless Security."
7. Select the name of your wireless network (SSID). You can find the SSID printed on the modem's sticker.
8. Your Security Type is printed on the modem's sticker.
The Encryption Type should be set to "Both."
If prompted to give the Authentication Type, choose "Open."
9. To change your password, select "Use Custom Security Key/Passphrase" and type your new password into the box.
If you are prompted to choose 64 bits or 128 bits, follow these guidelines:
In all other cases, your custom password must:
10. Select "Apply" to save your changes, and you're done! Remember, you'll need to enter the new password on all of your devices to connect to your wireless network.
Helpful hint: If you lose or forget your password, you can simply log in to the Wireless Security menu and choose "Use Default." This will change it back to the original one printed on the sticker on the side or bottom of your modem/router.