Netgear R6900 - Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router User Manual (en)

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Change the WiFi Password or Security Level
Your router comes with preset WPA2 or WPA security. The password that you enter to connect to your network is
unique to your router and is on the router label. We recommend that you use the preset security, but you can change
the settings. Do not disable security
.
If the WiFi Mbps setting is Up to 54 Mbps for the 2.4 GHz radio band (see 
 on page 165), the WEP legacy security option is also available.
Note
To change the WPA settings:
1.
Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device that is connected to the network.
2.
Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3.
Enter the router user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home page displays.
4.
Select Wireless.
The Wireless Settings page displays.
5.
Under Security Options, select a WPA option.
The WPA2 options use the newest standard for the strongest security and is the default setting.
The Passphrase field displays.
6.
In the Passphrase field, enter the network key (password).
It is a text string from 8 to 63 characters.
7.
Write down the new password and keep it in a secure place for future reference.
8.
Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Set Up a Guest WiFi Network
Guest networks allow visitors at your home to use the Internet without using your WiFi security key. You can add a
guest network for the 2.4 GHz WiFi band and the 5.0 GHz WiFi band.
Manage the WiFi Network Settings
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Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900