7. To change the network name (SSID), type a new name in the Name (SSID) field.
The name can be up to 32 characters long and it is case-sensitive. The default SSID
is randomly generated and is on the router label. If you change the name, make sure
to write down the new name and keep it in a safe place.
8. To change the WiFi channel, select a number from the Channel menu.
In some regions, not all channels are available. Do not change the channel unless
you experience interference (shown by lost connections or slow data transfers). If
this happens, experiment with different channels to see which is the best.
When you use multiple access points, it is better if adjacent access points use different
channels to reduce interference. The recommended channel spacing between
adjacent access points is four channels (for example, use Channels 1 and 5, or 6 and
9. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
If you connected wirelessly to the network and you changed the SSID, you are
disconnected from the network.
10. Make sure that you can connect wirelessly to the network with its new settings.
If you cannot connect wirelessly, check the following:
•Is your computer or mobile device connected to another WiFi network in your
area? Some WiFi devices automatically connect to the first open network without
WiFi security that they discover.
•Is your computer or mobile device trying to connect to your network with its old
settings (before you changed the settings)? If so, update the WiFi network selection
in your computer or mobile device to match the current settings for your network.
Change the WiFi Mode
To change the WiFi mode settings:
1. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to the
2. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net.
A login window opens.
3. Enter the router admin user name and password.
The user name is admin. The password is the one that you specified the first time
you logged in. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
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Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 WiFi Router