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How to change the Wi-Fi settings on a Linksys E9450 router

The instructions below will show you how to change the Wi-Fi settings of your Linksys E9450 WiFi 6 Router.

NOTE:  This article is for Linksys E9450-AH, E9450-CN, E9450-JP, and E9450-KR.
 
Step 1:
Log in to the parent node.  For instructions, click here.

Step 2:
Go to General > Mesh Setup.

NOTE:  You will not be able to change the SSID or the Wi-Fi name from the Wireless page.  It must be done through the Mesh Setup page.

Step 3:
Enter the new SSID and Passphrase (WiFi password) on the fields provided.  

QUICKTIP:  You can also change the Authentication and Encryption Type.

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Step 4:
Click Apply/Save.
 
Step 5:
Click No.

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Wait until the settings have been applied.

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Once you see that your new Wi-Fi name is broadcasting, connect your mobile device to it and click Done.

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NOTE:  The parent node will apply the same Wi-Fi settings on all the Linksys E9450 child nodes that are connected to the network.  You no longer need to make the changes on your child nodes.

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