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How to change WIFI Password CenturyLink

Century Link is a company that designs communication and internet solutions, including wireless routers that allow to connect devices to the internet, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and similar through WIFI. This type of connection has become a must for houses, offices and virtually anywhere.

Therefore, a wireless connection where devices that manage personal information are connected must be protected, in order to avoid intruders and risks in terms of privacy and general quality if the connection and its speed. Here are the instructions on how to change WIFI password on CenturyLink routers and modems.

How to modify WIFI password on CenturyLink service for Actiontec C1000A, Calix 844G, Westell 7500, ZyXel C1000Z and similar router models:

The next steps are very easy to follow and allow to change the WIFI security key in a few minutes. These are the instructions:

  • The first step is to make sure having an available computer or laptop, and connect it to the router through an Ethernet cable, as port of connection between the two devices and access the configuration.
  • With the two devices connected, using the computer we open an internet browser of choice, generating a new tab or window.
  • On the address bar on the window or tab, we are going to enter the IP address of the CenturyLink router, which must be β€œhttps://192.168.0.1”.
  • The graphic interface of the wireless router will load on the window, and at this point it will ask us to enter the credentials of the emitter, such as Username and Password. If such credentials have not been changed, the default information can be found on a sticker on the router, in order to log in.
  • Now we have entered to the routerΒ΄s configuration through the GUI or graphic interface, and on the left there is a main menu to start the configuration. In this case that we want to change the WIFI password, letΒ΄s click on β€œWireless Setup”.
  • On Wireless Setup, we are going to click on the option β€œWireless Security” that is shown as a sub-menu.
  • There are several options here. For example, by clicking on the SSID space you can change the name of the network, so it can be completely customized.
  • Following, the next step is to select the type of encryption for the WIFI password. Choosing WPA or WPA2 will do the work just fine.
  • When we choose the type of encryption, the system will automatically generate a random password that can be used just fine. To change it, we select the option β€œUse Custom Security Key” and write a new one.
  • The platform itself recommend to use long passwords with space, symbols, numbers and letters for better protection.
  • To save all the procedure we have carried out before, we will be clicking on β€œApply” and the new settings will be saved.

Now, we have a new WIFI connection with renewed password for better protection. In case there are any issues or troubles acceding the router, it is recommendable to reset the Centurylink device by pushing the button on the back of the emitter, and the router will be reestablished to Default Settings.

How to Change WIFI Password CenturyLink

Century Link is a company that designs communication and internet solutions, including wireless routers that allow to connect devices to the internet, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and similar through WIFI. This type of connection has become a must for houses, offices and virtually anywhere.

Therefore, a wireless connection where devices that manage personal information are connected must be protected, in order to avoid intruders and risks in terms of privacy and general quality if the connection and its speed. Here are the instructions on how to change WIFI password on CenturyLink routers and modems.

Process to Modify WIFI password on CenturyLink service for Actiontec C1000A, Calix 844G, Westell 7500, ZyXel C1000Z and similar router models

The next steps are very easy to follow and allow to change the WIFI security key in a few minutes. These are the instructions:

  • The first step is to make sure having an available computer or laptop, and connect it to the router through an Ethernet cable, as port of connection between the two devices and access the configuration.
  • With the two devices connected, using the computer we open an internet browser of choice, generating a new tab or window.
  • On the address bar on the window or tab, we are going to enter the IP address of the CenturyLink router, which must be β€œhttps://192.168.0.1”.
  • The graphic interface of the wireless router will load on the window, and at this point it will ask us to enter the credentials of the emitter, such as Username and Password. If such credentials have not been changed, the default information can be found on a sticker on the router, in order to log in.
  • Now we have entered to the routerΒ΄s configuration through the GUI or graphic interface, and on the left there is a main menu to start the configuration. In this case that we want to change the WIFI password, letΒ΄s click on β€œWireless Setup”.
  • On Wireless Setup, we are going to click on the option β€œWireless Security” that is shown as a sub-menu.
  • There are several options here. For example, by clicking on the SSID space you can change the name of the network, so it can be completely customized.
  • Following, the next step is to select the type of encryption for the WIFI password. Choosing WPA or WPA2 will do the work just fine.
  • When we choose the type of encryption, the system will automatically generate a random password that can be used just fine. To change it, we select the option β€œUse Custom Security Key” and write a new one.
  • The platform itself recommend to use long passwords with space, symbols, numbers and letters for better protection.
  • To save all the procedure we have carried out before, we will be clicking on β€œApply” and the new settings will be saved.

Now, we have a new WIFI connection with renewed password for better protection. In case there are any issues or troubles acceding the router, it is recommendable to reset the Centurylink device by pushing the button on the back of the emitter, and the router will be reestablished to Default Settings.