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== Changing WiFi Name ==
 
1 a. Using an Ethernet cable plug into one of the yellow '''LAN''' Ports at the back of the Hitron modem.
 
1 a. Using an Ethernet cable plug into one of the yellow '''LAN''' Ports at the back of the Hitron modem.
  
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2. Open an Internet browser on your computer and connect to the modem by typing [http://192.168.0.1 192.168.0.1] in the address bar.  
 
2. Open an Internet browser on your computer and connect to the modem by typing [http://192.168.0.1 192.168.0.1] in the address bar.  
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[[File:Hitron WiFi name change.png|alt=Hitron Login Screen|thumb]]
  
 
3. Enter the username and password for the login page.
 
3. Enter the username and password for the login page.
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4. On the top menu bar, select 'Wireless'
 
4. On the top menu bar, select 'Wireless'
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[[File:Hitron WiFi Toolbar.png|alt=Hitron WiFi toolbar|thumb]]
  
 
5. On the 2.4 Ghz tab, ensure WPS is OFF and the Auth mode is WPA2-PSK. Save your settings
 
5. On the 2.4 Ghz tab, ensure WPS is OFF and the Auth mode is WPA2-PSK. Save your settings
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[[File:Hitron WiFi 2.4Ghz.png|alt=Hitron WiFi 2.4Ghz|thumb]]
  
 
6. On the 5Ghz tab, change the Network Name (SSID) to be different from the 2.4Ghz name. We recommend adding ' 5Ghz' to the end. Save your settings.
 
6. On the 5Ghz tab, change the Network Name (SSID) to be different from the 2.4Ghz name. We recommend adding ' 5Ghz' to the end. Save your settings.
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[[File:Hitron WiFi 5Ghz.png|alt=Hitron WiFi 5Ghz|thumb]]
  
 
You will then need to add the 5Ghz band to your devices, and if you wish to use it exclusively, you will need to remove or 'Forget' the 2.4Ghz band.
 
You will then need to add the 5Ghz band to your devices, and if you wish to use it exclusively, you will need to remove or 'Forget' the 2.4Ghz band.

Revision as of 15:53, 18 October 2021

Changing WiFi Name

1 a. Using an Ethernet cable plug into one of the yellow LAN Ports at the back of the Hitron modem.

1 b. Connect to the Wireless Network you set up initially for your Hitron Modem.

2. Open an Internet browser on your computer and connect to the modem by typing 192.168.0.1 in the address bar.

Hitron Login Screen

3. Enter the username and password for the login page.

  • Username: cusadmin
  • Password: WiFi password used during initial setup

4. On the top menu bar, select 'Wireless'

Hitron WiFi toolbar

5. On the 2.4 Ghz tab, ensure WPS is OFF and the Auth mode is WPA2-PSK. Save your settings

Hitron WiFi 2.4Ghz

6. On the 5Ghz tab, change the Network Name (SSID) to be different from the 2.4Ghz name. We recommend adding ' 5Ghz' to the end. Save your settings.

Hitron WiFi 5Ghz

You will then need to add the 5Ghz band to your devices, and if you wish to use it exclusively, you will need to remove or 'Forget' the 2.4Ghz band.