How to Change the Name of Wireless Network

How to Change the Name of Wireless Network
How to Change the Name of Wireless Network

When you’re going online, it’s much easier to find your router if it has a unique name, especially if you’re in an area with a lot of Wi-Fi hotspots. You can change the name of your wireless network whenever you want by going to the admin panel on your router. A service set identifier, or SSID, is another name for a Wi-Fi network name. The SSID of your router cares about case. It can have as many as 32 letters or numbers, but no spaces.

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Step 1

Look in the manual for your router to find its internal IP address, which might be something like “”

Step 2

Type the router’s IP address into the address bar of your Internet browser and hit “Enter” to open a Web page with your router’s control panel.

Step 3

When asked, enter the admin username and password for your router. If you didn’t set these credentials, you can find the defaults on the website of your router’s maker. Usually, the default username is “admin” and the default password is blank.

Step 4

Go to the page and click on the “Wireless” link.

Step 5

Type the name of your new wireless network into the “Wireless Network Name” field. This field is often called “SSID” as well. Save your changes.

Step 6

Open the network settings for each Wi-Fi device and connect to your router using the new network name.