TalkTalk broadband tips: How to change your Wi-Fi password

With many of us working remotely due to the coronavirus lockdown, keeping our safe is more important than ever. The best way of securing your home connection is by updating your Wi-Fi . Express.co.uk walks you through how customers can their Wi-Fi password.

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Your wireless network name (SSID) is the name of the Wi-Fi signal being sent out by your router.

Your wireless password is what needs to be entered to access your Wi-Fi.

Remember, all devices connected to the Wi-Fi will disconnect once the Wi-Fi network name or password is changed.

You will consequently need to reconnect them all afterwards using the updated details.

Choose your router from the list below for instructions – you will need to contact the manufacturer for help if your router is not from TalkTalk.

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TalkTalk broadband : TalkTalk customers can easily update their Wi-Fi password (Image: Getty)

TalkTalk broadband tips: The best way of securing your home broadband connection is by updating your Wi-Fi password (Image: Getty)

Wi-Fi Hub or Wi-Fi Hub Black:

Change your Wi-Fi network name: Begin by opening your browser and enter 192.168.1.1 to go to the router admin page.

Next login with your router username and password, find these on the sticker beneath the removable settings card at the back of the Wi-Fi Hub.

Then click the See Wi-Fi settings button on the Dashboard page.

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Next click Change network name and a new window will open.

Type your new Wi-Fi network name into the text box, then click the Save Wi-Fi name button.

TalkTalk broadband tips: All devices connected to the Wi-Fi will disconnect once the Wi-Fi network name or password is changed (Image: Getty)

Change your Wi-Fi password: Begin by opening your browser and type in 192.168.1.1 to go to the router admin page.

Now login with the router username and password found at the back of your Wi-Fi Hub.

Next click the See Wi-Fi settings button on the Dashboard page, then click Change Wi-Fi password.

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Enter your new Wi-Fi password into the text box when the window pops up.

Now enter your new Wi-Fi password again to confirm your changes and click the Save Wi-Fi password button to finish.

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D-Link 3782 Super Router:

Begin by opening your browser and type in 192.168.1.1 to go to the router admin page.

Next, enter your router username and password found on the sticker at the back of the Super Router.

Then choose Settings in the toolbar and select Wireless (Wi-Fi) from the dropdown menu.

Type your new Wireless Network Name into the SSID box under 2.4GHz and 5HGz.

Scroll down the page and enter your new password into the PSK Network Key box.

Finally, scroll up and select the Save button when you are ready.

TalkTalk broadband tips: If your router is not from TalkTalk, you will need to contact the manufacturer for help (Image: Getty)

Huawei HG633 or HG635 Super Router:

Begin by opening the browser and type in 192.168.1.1 to go to the router admin page.

Next enter your router username and password, found on the sticker on the back of your Super Router.

Then select Wireless and scroll down the page.

Type your new Wireless Network Name into the boxes beside Wireless 2.4 GHz SSID and Wireless 5 GHz SSID.

Now type your new password into the box beside Password, then confirm your changes by clicking Save.

Huawei HG533, HG523a, D-Link 3680 or D-Link 3780 router:

Begin by opening your browser and type in 192.168.1.1 to go to the router admin page.

Enter your router username and password – the default username and password is admin.

Select Wireless then type your new Wireless Network Name into the box beside Wireless Network Name (SSID).

Then type your new password into the box beside Wireless Network Password, confirm your changes and click Save.

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