by tcitg — last modified Jul 27, 2012 02:35 PM
The 2Wire 2701HG-D wireless is on by default. The default SSID and the Key (password) is located on the bottom of the modem. The wireless defaults to WEP security. Use the following steps to change to the more secure WPA security.
- In your Web browser, enter http://192.168.0.1 in the Address bar and click on the Wireless Setup icon.
- In the navigation bar on the left, click Basic Settings. Verify that Wireless is toggled on.
Note down the SSID: this is the network name you'll join with your wireless devices.
- Select Auto WPA or WPA2.
- Toggle Create a Auto WPA or WPA2 Key. Enter an alpha-numeric passphrase that is at least 8 characters long and note it down exactly with your SSID. Click on apply at the bottom to save the settings.