If you are reading this you probably want to learn how to change the WiFi password on your Belkin router.
To take full advantage of your wireless network you have to know the WiFi password. This will allow you to connect any wireless device to your network and take care of others not to abuse it. Also, you can only access the router settings from a device already connected to your network. You can do this either using a wireless or wired connection.
How to Change the Belkin WiFi password [Step-by-step]
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Follow these steps to change the WiFi password on a Belkin wireless router.
- Launch your browser
To access the router settings you have to use a web browser. It doesn’t make a difference which one you will use. Simply launch the one you use most often.
- Type 192.168.2.1 or http://router in the URL bar.
The default IP address for Belkin routers is 192.168.2.1. Besides that you can type http://router in the browser’s address bar and press Enter on your keyboard.
- Enter the Belkin router password
If you have set a router password during the router setup process enter that one. If you haven’t leave the password field blank and click Submit.
- Select Security in the left-hand menu.
- Type the new password in the Pre-shared Key (PSK) field.
Before changing the WiFi password set the Security mode to WPA/WPA2-Personal(PSK).
For Authentication select WPA-PSK + WPA2-PSK.
Encryption technique is AES.
In the Pre-shared Key (PSK) field type your new WiFi password.
- Apply changes.
Click on the Apply changes button to save the new WiFi password.
Now you know how to change the WiFi password for Belkin router.
Please note that once you change the WiFi password all the wireless devices which were connected to the network before will be disconnected from the network. This means you will have to connect them again using your new WiFi password.