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Changing the Wireless Network’s Name (SSID) on a Linksys WRT54G3G

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.

NOTE: If you are using Mac to access the router’s web-based setup page, click here.

Step 2:
When the router’s web-based setup page opens, look for SSID and change it to your desired name for the wireless network.

NOTE: If the screen on your router’s web-based setup page looks different, click here. If you are using WRT54G3GV2, please refer to the following screenshot.

Step 3:

Click .

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Changing the basic wireless settings using the Linksys cloud account

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