No matter how difficult a password you have created, it must be reset at some regular intervals. You can think of the password as the first line of defense against all kinds of digital threats. The importance of changing the password increases when it comes to using Wi-Fi. Why? Because of the WiFi internet, we use all kinds of digital services. From online banking to social media and e-commerce to email; we literally do everything using Wi-Fi. And not changing the WiFi password means you are putting your entire digital life at risk. Hence, we recommend you change your Wifi password time and again. In this helpful post, we are going to teach you how to change CenturyLink WiFi password.
If you don’t have time and patience to read this post and learn how to reset the Wifi password on CenturyLink, feel free to contact us. Experts available at our CenturyLink customer service can guide you in the right direction and ensure the full-prove security of your Wi-fi
How to change your CenturyLink WiFi password using an app?
Changing passwords is considered one of the best internet practices. Experts recommend that internet service users change the password to all types of digital accounts including the WiFi as well. By simply changing the password of your WiFi, you can save your internet connection from the evil eye of scammers, fraudsters, and cybercriminals. To ensure the best user experience, thankfully, CenturyLink has put in place a very simple and straightforward password-changing process. Just to be more precise, CenturyLink has put in place two methods to reset a password.
In the first method of password resetting, one can use the CenturyLink mobile application. In the second method, one can use the modem settings page. We will discuss both methods in the content below. So, first, discuss the steps of the first method:
Launch the CenturyLink app on your phone.
Now select the “My Product” tab from the homepage.
On the next screen, you will find the “Get Help With” section.
Select “Change My Wi-Fi Password” from the available options.
Now follow the onscreen instructions to change your CenturyLink Wi-Fi password.
Once you successfully change the password of your Wi-Fi, you will require changing the password on all of your devices to connect them with your Wi-Fi.
In case you don’t find the “Change My Wi-Fi Password” then consider updating your CenturyLink mobile application.
If even after updating the app, you are not getting the option to change your password then you need to contact CenturyLink customer service.
How do I reset my CenturyLink Wifi password in the modem settings?
As in the last section, you have learned how to reset your CenturyLink WiFi password using the CenturyLink mobile application, now let’s proceed to our next important question. How can you change your CenturyLink password using the modem settings page? Worry not, it's super simple. In this method of password resetting, you must have the Admin Username and Admin Password. Take one thing on a serious note. Admin username and Admin password both are different from your wireless network name and WiFi password. So, avoid getting confused and making mistakes. These are the steps to follow:
So, as a first step, open your internet browser and enter http://192.168.0.1 into the search bar.
Now by using the Admin username and password get into the Modem GUI or you can say modem settings interface.
Then, from the available options select the Wireless Setup icon and further select Wireless security from the left side panel.
Simply select the name of your wireless network (SSID). In case you don’t know or have forgotten the name of your wireless network, you can check the modem sticker.
In order to change your CenturyLink WiFi password, select “Use Custom Security Key/Passphrase”.
Now carefully type your new CenturyLink password.
Finally, select “Apply” to save the new password.
You need to enter the new password on all devices that you want to connect with your CenturyLink WiFi.