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How To Change your Wi-Fi Password (SSID & WPA)

You can change your Wi-Fi Password (SSID/WPA) by following the below steps:

 

 +  Cable Home Network Gateway:

Step 1: Open up your internet browser (eg. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari)

 

Step 2: In the address bar type in http://192.168.0.1/  or http://10.0.0.138/ depending on your modem (you can also click to open the link in a new window).

 

When prompted enter admin in the Username field and password in the Password field:

 

Step 3: The Gateway Page should appear with a BigPond logo. Click Wireless Settings on the left menu. It is under Setup:

 

Step 4: You can now type in a new Wireless Network Name (SSID).

 

Step 5: If you want to change the Encryption key (WPA), scroll down and type a new key in the Passphrase box:

 

CG3100D-2

 

CG814WG:

 

CGD24N v2

 

Note: If you face any problems, you can reset the modem back to factory defaults. This will reset the SSID and Encryption key to the one that is printed on the bottom label of the Gateway.

 

Step 6: Then click Apply at the bottom.

 

Step 7: Browse to media.telstra.com.au to check the connection.

 +  Cable Gateway Max:

  1. Connect to the modem 
  2. Open your preferred browser.
  3. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net or http://192.168.0.1
  4. If you reach a login page, you now need to log in. 
    - Note: the default username is 'admin' & default password is 'password'.
    - You should now be logged into the modem control panel
  5. Select Wireless
  6. If you wish to change your wireless name (SSID), Enter your new SSID into the SSID field
  7. If you wish to change your password, Enter your new password into the Network Key field
  8. Click the apply button.
    Your changes should now be saved
  9. You will now need to search for your new SSID and reconnect to the network.

 +  ADSL/NBN T-Gateway, Gateway Max and Gateway Max 2

(For TG797v3, TG799vac and TG800)

Step 1: Open up your internet browser (eg. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari)

 

Step 2: In the address bar type in http://10.0.0.138 or http://telstra.gateway

 

When prompted enter admin in the Username field and by default the password will be blank, however you can also try admin or password in the password field.

Login

 

Step 3: The Gateway Page should appear with a menu bar at the top, select Wi-Fi to loads the Wi-Fi settings.

Menu

 

 

Step 4: Scroll down, to the Wi-Fi Network.

 

Wireless settings

 

Step 5: From here you can update both the Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID) and the Wi-Fi Password (Network Key) 

 

 

Note: If you face any problems, you can reset the modem back to factory defaults. This will reset the SSID and Encryption key to the one that is printed on the bottom label of the Gateway.

 

Step 6: Then click Save at the bottom.

 SAVE

 

Step 7: Browse to media.telstra.com.au to check the connection.

 +  NBN/ADSL F@st 5355 Gateway:

Step 1: Open up your internet browser (eg. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari)

 

Step 2: In the address bar type http://10.0.0.138/

 

When prompted enter admin in the Username field and password in the Password field:

 

Step 3: The Gateway Page should appear. Click Wi-Fi on the top left.

 

yas_general.jpeg

 

Step 4: Click on the 2.4Ghz Tab.

 

Step 5: You can now type in a new Wireless Network Name (SSID), enter this into the Network Name box.

(highlighted in yellow on the image above).

 

Step 6: If you want to change the Encryption key (WPA), enter this into the Network Key box.

(highlighted in yellow on the image above)

 

Note: If you face any problems, you can reset the modem back to factory defaults. This will reset the SSID and Encryption key to the one that is printed on the bottom label of the Gateway.

 

Step 7: Then click Apply at the bottom.

 

Step 8: If you want to change the SSID for the 5Ghz Wi-Fi as well, click the 5Ghz tab and then follow steps 5-7 again.

 

Step 9: Browse to media.telstra.com.au to check the connection.

 

On a side note, this modem can also have its SSID and WPA configured by selecting the networks in advance options which will give you a different control screen similar to this one:

yas_advance.jpeg

 

Remember: If you have changed your SSID and/or Encryption Key, you will need to use this when connecting any computers wirelessly to the Gateway, you may also be disconnected from the network after clicking save and this might also result in you having to reconnect straight away. If you are unable to access the network you can also hard reset the modem and this will revert the gateway back to the default SSID and Password (usually noted on the back or bottom of the modem for convinence. 

Version history
Revision #:
14 of 14
Last update:
December 2017
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