how to change ssid or wifi router name

How to change SSID/Wifi Router’s Name ?

How to change SSID/Wifi Router’s Name ?

in this document we are going to learn, how do we change Router’s Name or You can say SSID ? you can change your Router’s name by logging into router>go to wireless>basic>now where you see your current wifi router’s name click on it and rewrite name you want. see the below steps to to change SSID.

Step 1: Login into your router by typing Router’s IP Address.if you don’t know your Router Gateway IP no Problem. you can Find it on the back of your Router where it say IP or Gateway IP. Still you can’t Find it Read this how to Find router’s IP on windows click here. and If you are on a Mac Read this document how to Find your IP on mac click here.

IP Address on back of Router
IP Address on back of Router



Now My ip is 192.168.1.1 in any Browser like internet explorer, safari, Mozilla Firefox and Chrome and Press enter

Type Router's ip address in URL.
Type Router’s ip address in URL.

Step 2: Now you will this screen on your browser.

Username and Password Fields
Username and Password Fields

Step 3: Type your Login Username and Passwords.you can Find Username and Passwords on the back of your Router. if you still don’t find that info. check the manufacturer’s website or ISP (internet service provider).

username and password on back of router
username and password on back of router

Step 4: Now you will see this screen Click on wireless option.Now Click on any of these two bands (this router is dual band router).

Click on wireless option
Click on wireless option

Step 5 : I have clicked on 5G band.

now click on basic.

then you will see this screen here in SSID field you can delete old Router’s Wifi Name and type new Wifi Name and Click on Apply/Save. your wifi name will be changed now you can use your old password in order to connect to new Wifi Name. if you want to change password on router read this document click here.

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