CenturyLink is one of the best internet service providers in the U.S. with services spread across 35 states?Arizona, Colorado, and Washington carry its largest footprint. Millions are covered by the CenturyLink DSL network making it rank among the top most providers. Fiber internet from CenturyLink is also fast becoming available in more and more service locations.
As, a new CenturyLink Internet subscriber you will soon start to discover the advantages of the service first hand?and CenturyLink Complete WiFi is one that you are likely to value the most. Because of how it transforms your experience of in-home WiFi. For this reason it is also necessary you learn to manage your CenturyLink WiFi network as best you can.
So today we will share with you information on how to change your CenturyLink WiFi password?both through both the app and the CenturyLink Wireless Modem.
Your WiFi password is what protects your wireless network against drive-by hackers, snoopers, and any other type of threats. This is exactly why your CenturyLink WiFi password must be changed once your equipment is all set up and service activated?it is not a good idea to keep the default SSID or password which comes printed on the label on your wireless modem.
There is nothing complex about changing your CenturyLink Internet WiFi password. The only downside of changing it is once it has been reset, you will have to log into your WiFi network on every wireless device in the house with the new password.
Now there are two different ways to change your WiFi password. The first is to change it through the My CenturyLink app, which can be easily downloaded from Apple or Google store. And the second is to change the password via the web interface of your CenturyLink Internet wireless modem.
The simplest and easiest way to change your CenturyLink WiFi password is through the My CenturyLink app. If you have not downloaded it yet, you can install it right now from your app store. Once you have downloaded it, follow these steps:
In some versions of the My CenturyLink app you may see a slightly different interface. Here is what you should do:
There are a few things you can try out to solve this problem?
Reboot the wireless modem through the CenturyLink app?or manually. To do it manually unplug the device for a minute and then plug it back in.
Another method of changing your CenturyLink WiFi password is through the wireless modem settings. Here are the steps you must follow:
Use your new password to reconnect all devices connected to the home network. In other words, you will need to re-enter the new password, as you will be automatically logged out of all devices after changing your CenturyLink WiFi password.
It is important to understand it is not difficult to gain access to your network through the use of administrator login and password for the CenturyLink WiFi modem. When your CenturyLink internet is set up, the admin username and password is what you get by default?thus the info needs to be changed for the network to be protected.
This works similar to how you change the WiFi Password through the CenturyLink modem settings via the web interface. Here is what you must do to change the default credentials to the modem settings?
If for some reason, your CenturyLink Internet is not working or you think you have accidentally messed up your modem settings, you can always reset the router to its default settings. However, make sure you have tried rebooting it first.
Well, there you go!
You should be able to change your CenturyLink WiFi password through the app or modem settings. Remember to set a strong password? numbers from 0-9 and characters from A-Z, all in all between 8 and 63 characters long.
You can find this through your application store. If your app is up-to-date, you will not need to update it before using it, otherwise, update it.
You can use the reset button to solve issues during online gaming, slow internet connection, network issues, and routing and connection errors.
The CenturyLink wireless modem comes with a default administrator username and password as is standard. But to keep your in-home network protected it is essential that you change this information once the CenturyLink Internet service is installed and activated.
You can log into the Wireless Security menu, and select the “Use Default” option for your WiFi password. By doing so, your WiFi password will be changed to the default one.
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