In this post, we are going to share simple steps to change the WiFi name. If you are worried about your Wi-Fi network name for your network and wondering how to change WiFi name, so this article explains step by step to change your WiFi name (SSID) on your home network router with just a few simple clicks.
Also, changing the WiFi name is an identification for your home router or office. In fact, a home Wi-Fi router name is already set to default Wi-Fi (SSID) name for their router by manufactured.
Now, if you don’t like any Wi-Fi name that has got you from a company, you can easily change this ugly name as per your convenient by following this post.
How To Change WiFi Names In Windows & Mac
If you are still confused and want to change the wifi names that you don’t like which is provided by your internet provider, follow this guide religiously that we’ve shared below for you only. 😎
1st Step – Login To Your Router Network
If you already know how to log in for the WiFi network, you can skip this step, and read further. Basically, many routers prove a web-based administrative interface to configure your local network settings which can easily access through your browser by typing in the router’s local IP address because this is your first step to find the IP address.
2nd Step – Find Your Local Router’s IP Address
In this 2nd step, you need to find out your router’s IP that is very easy to find out, but most people ask the same question most of the time that how to find IP to the router. In fact, from now onwards, You will never ask this question to anyone.
If you are using a Laptop or PC, then first you need to connect your PC to the router through LAN cable. Now, go to your command prompt. Do you know if you have a PC, so this is the quickest way to find your router’s IP in any version of Windows? Maybe most of you know.
Now, in order to access command prompt, press Window+R and type “cmd” and then hit the enter button as shown below.
After pressing enter at the command prompt, you will see the black screen. Now, type the “ipconfig” and press enter. In the results, you will see the default gateway marked with red color.
If you are using MacOS, then you need to click on the “Apple menu“, and select the “System Preferences.” And in the system preference window, click on the “Network” icon, choose your Wi-Fi or wired Ethernet connection, and then click “ADVANCED“.
After clicking on the “Advanced” section, switch to the “TCP/IP” look for your router’s address that has been shown in the image below.
3rd Step – Access The Web Interface
Now you’ve got your router’s IP address. Next, you have to access your router’s web interface. Now, simply open up your favorite browser and type the IP address that you got in the above step and hit enter.
Now, you will be asked to enter the router’s password and username to log in. Note, if you’ve never changed your default username and password, you can use your default login credentials.
If you are doing this very first time, you can take the support of one of your friends. Here you’ve to enter your default username and password or your custom. In fact, the default username and password are often found “admin”
In any case, if you are not able to figure out the credential, you can check the router’s manual, even if you want default router username and password, you can go to this website in order to get the default username and password.
4th Step – Change Wi-Fi Name In Your Wireless Router
After you logged into your router, now you have to look for the setting named wireless, depending on your router setting. In my case, it is in the wireless section, where I can change my wireless network.
After logging into your router, here you will see “Wireless Network Names” However, this name can be a little different in your setting, well don’t worry. Now, you choose your wireless network name as per your convenience. Here you can find your best funny WiFi names list.
Now, press and save the setting. Keep in mind, if you’re already connected to your wireless router through Wi-Fi, your device will automatically disconnect since the router shuts down its old Wi-Fi network and brings up a new one.
Also, a few routers need to restart themselves properly to take effect new settings, so, you can lose your connection for a few minutes even if you are connected over Wi-Fi.
Note: By following the same process, you can even change your password as well. But for that, you’ve to enter the “Wireless Security” section in your router interface, as you can above image.
Finally, I hope you liked this article on how to change the wifi name properly. Still, you’ve any confusion, feel free to leave a comment below. Thanks for giving us precious time! 😎