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How to set up your Wi-Fi network with the New Generation Wi-Fi Router
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Videotron recommends changing the Wi-Fi routers’ default password during installation and changing it regularly to comply with best security practices. To effectively protect the Wi-Fi access, check out our tips to select a strong password.
To set up your Wi-Fi network with the New Generation Wi-Fi Router (ZyXel EMG2926), follow these steps:
- Go to 192.168.0.1.
- Enter the username and password.
- Click on eaZy123 at the top right of the page.
- Make sure the Internet type is Automatic – DHCP.
- In the Wireless Network section, change the network name and password.
- Click on the Modify the 5 GHz Wireless Network box to adjust the 5 GHz network configuration.
- Click on Save Changes.
- Wait for the changes to be applied.
How to change your router’s administrator password
For increased security, it is recommended to change the router administrator password during installation.
Warning : To change your router’s administrator password, the default username is “admin,” and there is no password.
User = admin
Password = leave blank
Procedure for changing the administrator password with a New Generation Wi-Fi Router (ZyXel EMG2926) provided by Videotron.
- Open a browser, type http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar, and press Enter on the keyboard to access the router configuration pages.
- Enter the administrator password and click on Connect.
- Click on Expert Mode at the top of the page.
- Click the button in the top left corner to access the Maintenance section.
- Click on Accounts in the top left corner.
- Click on the Edit (pencil) icon under the Edit tab to change the password.
- Enter the current password, the new password, and the new password confirmation in the space provided. Click on Apply to save the changes.
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There is no support for changing the advanced router configurations. Videotron provides support only with the routers provided.