The user name is admin. The password is the one that you specified the first time
that you logged in. The user name and password are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select Wireless.
The Wireless Settings page displays.
5. To change the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz WiFi password, enter a new password in the
Password (Network Key) field.
You must enter a phrase of 8 to 63 characters. The Password (Network Key) field
displays if the WPA2-PSK [AES] or WPA-PSK [TKIP] + WPA2-PSK [AES] security
radio button is selected.
6. To change the WiFi security for the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz WiFi network, select a Security
Options radio button.
•None. An open WiFi network that does not provide any security. Any WiFi device
can join the WiFi network. We recommend that you do not use an open WiFi
•WPA2-PSK [AES]. This option is the default setting. This type of security enables
WiFi devices that support WPA2 to join the router’s WiFi network. If you did not
change the WiFi password, the default password displays. The default password
is printed on the router label.WPA2 provides a secure connection but some older
WiFi devices do not detect WPA2 and support only WPA. If your network includes
such older devices, select WPA-PSK [TKIP] + WPA2-PSK [AES] security.
•WPA-PSK [TKIP] + WPA2-PSK [AES]. This type of security enables WiFi devices
that support either WPA or WPA2 to join the router’s WiFi network. However,
WPA-PSK [TKIP] is less secure than WPA2-PSK [AES] and limits the speed of WiFi
devices to 54 Mbps.
•WPA/WPA2 Enterprise. This type of security requires that your WiFi network
can access a RADIUS server.
7. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Set up a guest WiFi network
A guest network allows visitors to use the Internet without using your WiFi security
password or with a different WiFi password. By default, the guest WiFi network is
disabled. You can enable and configure the guest WiFi network for each WiFi band.
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Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 WiFi Router