Step 1 – How to Learn Your Router IP Address
Firstly you are required to log in to your router’s admin panel. You need to connect your router to your computer using a network cable and then type the IP address of your router in the address bar of your browser and press Enter key. (You can review our topic titled “How to Learn Your Router IP Address?” to learn your IP address. You are required to enter the username and password information on the screen displayed. You can find out this information in the manual of your router or you can learn it by reviewing the detailed list on the topic about your IP address. If you are unable to login in using the default username and password, you are required to reset your router to the factory settings.
Step 2 – Wireless Settings
After login to your router’s admin panel, usually, you need to find the section titled “wireless” or “wireless settings” and access it. (The titles may have different titles depending on the brand and model of your router.)
Then, click on the “Security” tab on this page.
Step 3 – Password
On this page, you will see a text field for “password” or “pre-shared password” in which you can type your new password. The password must be at least 8 characters long; it must be a good password that contains letters, numbers, and special characters. In order to define the most secure network, you should select WPA2 among the options of WEP, WPA, WPA2 for the security type.
Step 4 – Network Name
Changing the name of your network after setting a new password will be useful in terms of security; you can specify a name for your network by typing it in the “network name (SSID)” field.
This name will be listed in the wireless network list.
How to find your Wi-Fi password on Windows: 10 Steps
Click the Start menu on the lower-left corner of your Windows desktop,
- Click the Settings icon,
- Click the “Network and Internet” icon on the opening window,
- Click on “Status” in the list on the left,
- Click on the “Change Adapter Options” item,
- Right-click on the icon of the Wi-Fi network you are connected,
- Click on the “Status” item,
- Click Wireless Properties,
- Click the Security tab,
- Click the checkbox to “Show characters”.
You can see the password now.