It is easy to change the WiFi password on Asus RT-AC66U, but first, let’s see its features. The Asus RT-AC66U is a dual-band ultra-thin structure router. Very famous between the Asus devices and provided most of the time for the spectrum internet service provider.
The Asus RT-AC66U has a good wireless coverage, depending the place you locate it. Remember also the positioning of the router’s antennas. Down here we show the correct positioning of the antennas for a better coverage.
This guide provides you the correct internal functioning of your router. Please follow just what we say to edit, otherwise, you may damage some internal functions. A good suggestion, in case you do something wrong when setting up your router is to reset your device. After you do it, the router will get factory restored.
If you have a router at home or at your office you may like for example to change the wireless key or the network name. Those are some of the things that we will be explaining in the next lines. It is going to be very easy to do it if you follow exactly what we provide you.
Change the WiFi key and other settings on Asus RT-AC66U
We always suggest to first check all your connections before starting, and check that you have internet access. Also, whenever you want to access to the router, we recommend you to do it via cable connection instead of wireless.
You have to go, through a web browser, to the router’s default IP Address 192.168.1.1. After you do it, the system will ask you for some username and password to grant access to the interface. The default credentials are admin for both cases, you can check the router’s back label as well. Now you should be on the interface’s main page.
To change the wireless settings, please go to Wireless on the left menu. Then click on General on the top menu. Here you will see the settings we were looking for.
The SSID is the network name and this is the name that your network will show. You can edit it as you wish anytime you want.
On the Authentication Method, we always recommend to use the WPA2. It is the nowadays more secure option.
Finally, almost at the end, you will see the WPA Pre-shared Key. This is the wireless password we were looking for. Edit it as you wish and don’t forget to Apply the changes after finishing.
As you already read on this tutorial, you have the chance to change the wireless passphrase or WiFi password on Asus RT-AC66U if you follow the steps previously described.