How to Change Router Password, WiFi Password – Netgear

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It is very common to forget username and password of any application. Be it, any application, we tend to forget either username or password or both. Why? We use many applications in our day to day life. Remembering everything is a tough job. In this article, we will learn how to change router password. Also, how to change Wifi password.

How To Change Router Password

When you buy any Netgear router, it has its default factory settings. When you want to login to the router settings, the default username is admin and password is password. It is very important for us to change the default username and password. Why do we need change? There is a high chance of vulnerability of your data. Hackers hack into your router and steal your sensitive data. For security purposes, we strongly recommend you to change default username and password. In this article, we will learn how to change router password. Also, how to change Wifi password.

How To Change Router Password Netgear

Procedure 1:

how to change router password

  • Open any browser from your computer or phone which is connected to your router network
  • Navigate to http://routerlogin.net
  • A login window displays. Enter username as “admin”, password as “password”
  • A new page displays, select Advanced then Administration and click Set Password
  • Type your old password once and type the new password twice
  • Indeed, make sure to select “Enable password recovery” to recover your password in future
  • Finally, click the Apply button. As a result, You saved your changes

Procedure 2:

If you do not remember your old password, factory reset your router. Remember, this will delete all your networking settings, parental controls, custom passwords.

  • Firstly, take a piece of paper or a small clip. Press the reset button or reset factory settings for 7 to 10 seconds. Now, the reboot of your router takes place. Wait till the blinking light changes to green color.

how to change router password

  • Now the router is adjusted to default factory settings.
  • Next, follow the “procedure  1” to change or recover admin password
  • In this way, we have understood how to change router password. Indeed a lot of technical information we have learned.

How to change WiFi Name, How To Change WiFi Password Netgear

  • Forgot wifi password? Simply, follow these steps
  • Firstly, open any browser from your computer or phone which is connected to your router network
  • Navigate to http://routerlogin.net
  • A login window displays. Enter username and password. If you did not change your username and password then enter username as “admin”, password as “password”. Else, enter new name and password
  • Select Wireless settings

how to change router password

  • If you want to change network name, enter a new name in SSID field
  • Enter your new password in the Network key fields
  • Finally, click the Apply button. As a result, You saved your changes

Hence, you have understood how to change wifi password in mobile, how to change wifi name netgear.

Let me know in the comments section if you have any queries.

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