How To Change Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Network Name & Password: Embrace Network Digital Safety

Discover a way to craft the perfect Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) network name and password which not only adds a touch of fun to your home network but also ensures your digital safety.

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Mwenda Kelvin (Chief Editor)

5/31/20242 min read

Wifi Icon (Credit: pixabay)

In the digital age, your Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) network is more than just a gateway to the internet. It is a crucial component of your technological ecosystem, affecting everything from work productivity to online security and one of the first steps in setting up or revamping your home network is choosing a memorable and secure Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Network Name and Password. Below here is a comprehensive guide to help you make the best choices for both security and style as follows;

STEP 1 - Go to your preferred browser and type the Default Gateway which is the IP (Internet Protocol) of the router (usually at the bottom side of the router for instance “192.168.1.1”) which will direct you to the routers’ login page as seen from the screenshot below;

STEP 2 - After entering the Username and Password (you can also find the credentials at the bottom side of the router) it directs you to the routers’ UI (User Interface) as seen from the screenshot below;

TP-Link Wi-Fi Router User Interface Window (Credit: tp-link)

STEP 3 - While on the routers’ UI (User Interface), check on the left side panel and click on the “Wireless” option which directs you to the “Wireless Settings” window where you can change the the name under the “Wireless Network Name” as seen from the screenshot below;

TP-Link Wi-Fi Router User Interface Wireless Security Window (Credit: tp-link)

TP-Link Wi-Fi Router Login Page (Credit: tp-link)

TP-Link Wi-Fi Router User Interface Wireless Settings Window (Credit: tp-link)

STEP 4 - After successfully changing the Wireless Network Name, you will get a prompt to restart the router for the changes to take effect then afterwards just under the “Wireless” option, click on “Wireless Security” option which will open a “Wireless Security” window where you can change the Password under the “WPA/WPA2 - Personal(Recommended)” or under a different option depending on your router and settings as seen from the screenshot below whereby again you will get a prompt to restart the router for the changes to take effect and that is it;

In conclusion, choosing a Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) Network Name and Password not only adds a personal touch to your network but also fortifies your digital security and with a little thought and effort, you can ensure that your Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity) is both fun and functional, providing a secure and enjoyable online experience for a seamless connectivity.