Changing the Wireless Network’s Name (SSID) on a Linksys Router

NOTE: Changing the router’s wireless network name or SSID is one way of securing your wireless network. You may use any name you prefer for your router’s SSID but make sure you are familiar with it since this will identify your wireless network from the rest. To change the wireless network name of your Linksys router, follow the steps below.

Changing the Router’s Wireless Network Name

Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click  here.

Step 2:
When the router’s web-based setup page opens, click Wireless.

Step 3:
Look for Wireless Network Name (SSID) and change it to your desired name for the wireless network.

NOTE: You can change any of the SSID depending on your preference.

Step 4:

Click .


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