Gateway Product Support
03-30-2011 10:27 am
How do I change wireless settings?
How to Change Wireless Settings
In most cases the default wireless settings are sufficient for normal home use.
Locating the WEP or Network key:
To change your Residential Gateway wireless settings:
- Open a Web browser and type http://gateway.2wire.net or http://192.168.1.254; the 2Wire Home page opens.
If the Home page does not open, check to make sure that you have no software firewalls blocking network access.
- Click the Home Networking tab at the top of the 2Wire Home page.
- Click EDIT SETTINGS located on the right panel (Status at a Glance) under the Wireless Settings heading.
- Change your wireless settings and use the following information if you want to change to a custom WEP key.
64-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 10 characters in length. (For example, 123456789A is a valid string of 10 characters for 64-bit encryption.)
128-bit hexadecimal keys are exactly 26 characters in length. (For example, 456FBCDF123400144445271730 is a valid string of 26 characters for 128-bit encryption.)
64-bit ASCII keys are exactly 5 characters in length. (For example, GMODE is a valid string of 5 characters for 64-bit encryption)
128-bit ASCII keys are exactly 13 characters in length (For example, 2008SUNSSWIN1 is a valid string of 13 characters for 128-bit encryption.)