How To Change Netgear WiFi Password Step by Step Guideline

Netgear is a multinational computer technology company based in San Jose, California. So today we shall discuss how to change Netgear wifi password. It provides fast and easy-to-use network hardware for consumers, businesses and service providers. It basically provides services fro three business segments: retail, commercial as well as a service provider.

You might want to change your wi-fi password if your password was compromised or if you just want to update your password.

There are three methods through which you can change your Netgear wi-fi password. Following are the methods:

  • Changing Your Netgear router’s wi-fi password or Network SSID.
  • Changing Your Netgear password or network name (SSID) using Smart Wizard.
  • Changing Your Netgear password or network name on NightHawk Pro Gaming Router.

Changing Netgear Router’s Wi-Fi Password or Network SSID

Step 1: Go to any internet browser (such as Chrome, Firefox, etc.) and copy paste the URL http://www.routerlogin.net

Step 2: You will be prompted to enter the router name and password. Enter the same when asked to do so.

The default user name is admin and the default password is password.

Step 3: Click on OK. You will now be redirected to the Homepage.

Step 4: From there, select the option “Wireless”.

Step 5: Enter your desired password in the “Password (Network Key)” field.

Step 6: After you are satisfied with your new password, click on the “Apply” button.

Your changes shall be saved and the new password shall be updated.

Changing Your Netgear Password or Network Name (SSID) Using Smart Wizard.

Before we get into the steps, let us first check what are the Netgear devices in which this procedure is applicable:

  • DSL Modem Legacy
  • DSL Getaway G and Older
  • DSL Gateway N Legacy
  • DSL Gateway N
  • Wireless AC Router
  • Wireless Router Legacy
  • Wireless N Router
  • Wireless G Router
  • Wireless AC Router Nighthawk
  • Wireless N Router Legacy

Procedure To Change Your Netgear Password Using Smart Wizard

Step 1: Go to any internet browser (such as Chrome, Firefox) and type http://www.routerlogin.net/ in the address bar.

Step 2: You will be prompted to enter the router username and password. Enter the same in the respective fields

The default username is admin and the default password is password.

Step 3: Go to Setup and click on “Wireless Settings”.

Step 4: Now in the box provided, enter the new name (SSID) and/or password.

Step 5: After you are satisfied with the new password, click on “Apply” to save changes.

Note: After your password has been saved, in case your device disconnects from the wireless network, of to the available wireless networks and type the new wi-fi key/password.

Here we have provided you with the with a video explaining how you can change the password.

Conclusion 

Verizon provides wireless solutions catering to majorly three business, i.e., consumers, businesses and service providers. So depending on what category of services you have selected, you can select a procedure to change your wi-fi router name or password. If you have any doubts or suggestions regarding the procedure to change the router name or password, please feel free to contact us, and we will try to get back to you within 24 hours.