How to Change Your Cisco WiFi Password

Takes little-to-no time and keeps your network secure!
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Changing your WiFi password is a simple and effective network security measure. It's a lot harder to hack into a network with a password that won't stay the same.

Before you update the WiFi password, connect a computer to your router with an ethernet cable. We don't want to use WiFi for this process.

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The WiFi password is updated by logging into your router using the web portal. Visit our guide for complete steps on how to log into a Cisco router.

2

Newer editions of Cisco routers have a Quick Setup menu. Under this screen, you can make changes to your Wireless network.

If you don't have Quick Setup, look for Wireless or Wireless Security.

3

Now it's time to create your new WiFi password. Look for a WiFi password field. It may be referred to as a Network Key. Enter the new password and save the changes.

When the information is saved, disconnect from the router and test the new password.

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