Changing the Linksys Access Point’s Password

This article will guide you in changing the password of your Linksys Access Point.

NOTE:  The default password of your access point is “admin” without any User name.  It is recommended to change the default password for security purposes.

Changing the Access Point’s Password

Step 1:
Access the access point’s web-based setup page.  To learn how,  click here.

NOTE:  To learn how to access the web-based setup page on a Mac computer, click here.

Step 2:
Click the Administration tab.

Step 3:
Enter the new password in the Password field and Re-enter to Confirm field.

 

NOTE: If the window that appears does not have an Administration tab, click here.  If the screen that appears has a Password tab, click here.

Step 4:

Click .

NOTE:  The next time you log in to the access point’s web-based setup page, make sure to enter the new password.

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Disabling SSID Broadcast on a Linksys Access Point
Connecting a Linksys Access Point Using Mac OS X
Connecting a Wired PC on a Linksys Access Point
Connecting a Wireless PC on a Linksys Access Point
Connecting an Access Point with a Linksys Wired Router
Connecting an Access Point with a Linksys Wireless Router
Connecting an Access Point with a Non-Linksys Wired Router
Connecting an Access Point with a Non-Linksys Wireless Router
Checking the Wireless Settings on a Linksys Access Point
Upgrading the Linksys Wireless-G Access Point's Firmware

 

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