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Changing the Wi-Fi name (SSID) of a Linksys router with Classic web-based setup page

Your Wi-Fi name (SSID) is basically the router's wireless name and is one way of securing the network.  The SSID is shared by all devices in your Wi-Fi and therefore, has to be unique since this will identify your network from the rest.

If you are using the WRT54G3G or a router that has a different UI
, click here.

Follow the steps below to know how you can change the Wi-Fi name of your Linksys router with classic UI:

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, click Wireless.



Step 3:
At the Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings page, select Manual.

Step 4:
Look for Network Name (SSID) and change it to your desired name for the Wi-Fi.

Step 5:

Click .


Related Articles:

Personalizing and connecting to the 5 GHz wireless band on a Linksys Wi-Fi Router
Changing the Wi-Fi settings using the Linksys cloud account


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