Set up a 2Wire Router

2Wire routers are one of the most popular routers in marketplace. 2Wire company has huge experience in IT technologies sphere. They supplied their hardware, software and service platforms to telecommunications companies, so you can be sure that you can trust them. If you bought router from this manufacturer, you can follow steps below to set up device:

  1. Firstly, you need to type router’s IP address in your browser address bar. 2Wire routers use 192.168.1.254 IP address. Here should be Login Gateway
  2. Here you should click on “Wireless”
  3. Here you need type “Admin”. Don’t forget that “admin” is default password
  4. Press on “Submit”
  5. Here should be “Enable wireless interface”. Check that it’s ticked
  6. Then recommended to change your router’s name (SSID) to name what you prefer
  7. You need untick “SSID Broadcast” to hide your wireless internet connection
  8. Be sure that “Wireless Security” is checked
  9. Click on “Authentication Type”. Here is default security options – WPA-PSK & WPA2-PSK. Better to don’t change them
  10. Check the “Use Customer Wireless Security key”
  11. Enter the key which isn’t longer than 10 symbols
  12. Save all changes