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Let us be real—so many internet users face challenges when trying to connect wireless devices to the home network?because a number of factors can cause roadblocks in what is seemingly a simple process.

At a time when all that is desired is a smooth running Wi-Fi experience?so you can easily connect to work from home or attend online class in any part of the house?such a situation can cause much frustration.

Perhaps still worse?imagine you have just purchased PlayStation 5, and you cannot wait to connect it to your home network to download games and get started, but you are unable to do so. Would not this leave you wondering if you need to resort to an Ethernet connection instead?losing out on the convenience of Wi-Fi.

The ability to connect your wireless devices to your home network is of utmost importance?regardless of the provider, you are subscribed to. And, we understand you may feel overwhelmed when facing a problem in doing that. For this reason, today we will talk about how you can connect your wireless devices to CenturyLink Internet?and share simple steps you can follow in order to connect to your CenturyLink Wi-Fi.  

CenturyLink Internet: Complete WiFi

CenturyLink Internet service is supported by an advanced wireless modem?because the provider understands it is critical for any home to be able to connect to a wireless network that keeps all users and devices connected seamlessly.

The CenturyLink-provided 2-in-1 wireless modem?a modem-router combo?is high-end, and capable of providing higher data speeds to your wireless devices. The device comes with embedded security, which takes charge of your in-home network as soon as your wireless modem connects to CenturyLink. Security, privacy, and parental controls?all of that put together with WiFi 6 advanced tech make for an exceptional in-home WiFi experience.

Connect multiple wireless devices to CenturyLink WiFi and you will have the range and the speed to do what you love to do online. Plus managing your in-home network is easy-peasy?the My CenturyLink app makes it ever so convenient to personalize settings, manage devices, and monitor network performance.

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How to Connect to CenturyLink Wi-Fi?

There is an enormous variety of wireless devices in use around the world, but all can be connected in more or less the same way?with minor differences of course.

In order to connect your wireless device(s) to CenturyLink WiFi, start by taking a look at the internet light on the modem. It must be green. (If not, some troubleshooting may be required before you can connect your wireless devices to the network).

Next, take these steps to connect your devices to the CenturyLink Internet home network.

Locate Your Network Name and Password

First things first: get to the label at the bottom or side of the wireless modem/router. This sticker has important information about your device, including the default network name (SSID) and password (key/passphrase).

Choose Your Network and Connect Using the Wi-Fi Password

Depending on your wireless device, things may differ a little. That said, most devices display a Wi-Fi or Wireless Network Settings menu. In this menu, you will be able to find a list of all the available wireless networks as detected by the device. 

  1. Locate the Wi-Fi or Wireless Settings menu. And select “On” or “Enable” to turn on Wi-Fi.
  2. Next, choose your network from the list?look for the network name (SSID) your wireless modem/router label had printed on it. Select it. Then enter the default password for the network when prompted and connect.
  3. You can choose to check the box which says “remember password or network” or “connects automatically” so that you do not have to enter the credentials each time.
  4. Once the correct password has been detected your device should connect within seconds.

If despite entering the password your device does not connect or times out, just confirm:
 

  • You are selecting the correct network?you should be able to recognize it by the default SSID printed on the label on your wireless modem.
  • You are typing in the correct password?you must make sure to enter the default key/passphrase printed on the label on your wireless modem.  

Simple repeat the above-mentioned steps to connect more devices to your CenturyLink wireless internet.

Final Step: Check the Wi-Fi Status on Your Modem

Once your device is connected, the WiFi status indicator light will also tell you of the exact status at the time?it may be solid green or flickering green.

Just in case, here is what the various colors of the WiFi light on the modem indicate:  

  • When the WiFi light has no color to it?Wireless is OFF.
  • When you see a green flickering light?Wireless is ON. And data is getting transmitted.
  • When you see a solid green light?Wireless is ON. But no data is getting transmitted.
  • When you see an amber light?Wireless has been temporarily turned off via the wireless schedule in the modem settings.

Troubleshooting Tips

Here are some troubleshooting tips you can try if you face issues with connecting your wireless device to CenturyLink WiFi:

  • Look for the default wireless network settings without relying on the info on the sticker.
  • Try using the WPS button if you are facing issues with connecting specific devices.
  • Make sure the Wi-Fi light on the modem is green?if not, enable wireless on the modem.

Connect to CenturyLink WiFi via WPS Button

There are typically 2 ways to connect your wireless device(s) to your home network: using the default Wi-Fi network info or the WPS button.

We have shared above how you can connect your device(s) using the first method?but if that does not work, here is how you can do it another way.

  1. Push the WPS button on the modem?the button will begin to flash amber/orange?telling you the modem is searching for a wireless device to connect to.
  2. Locate and select the default name of your wireless network (SSID) in your device Wi-Fi settings. The connection should be established without you having to enter a password.

If you encounter trouble, here are some things you can try:
 

  • If the WPS light continues to flash, it means the modem is still searching for devices. The light usually flashes for 2 minutes and resets if a connection is not made in that time frame. When that happens you will have to repeat the steps outlined above.
  • Make sure to check the modem and your device are both WPS compatible. You should be able to find this through user guides.
  • Verify WPS is enabled on the wireless modem. Log in to the modem user interface and check the WPS Settings in the Wireless Setup section. 
  • Reboot your modem?and go through the process again.

Conclusion

Well, there you go!

Connecting wireless devices to your CenturyLink WiFi internet is as simple as it gets. Of course, it may not go as smoothly all the time, but if you were to follow the steps mentioned above, you will find yourself connected in no time!

FAQs

How can I find my home internet network name and password?

You can locate this information printed on a label on your wireless modem or router?the sticker is usually at the bottom of the side of the device.

How can I know more about CenturyLink Internet?

You can browse CenturyLink Internet plans and service features. And also call 1-855-349-9310 to determine offer availability.

How do I know if WPS is enabled on my router?

Check the WPS settings in the Wireless Setup section once you are logged into the modems user interface.

What if my modem WiFi light shows no color?

When the CenturyLink modem WiFi light does not show any color,  it means Wireless is turned OFF.