Learn how to change the name and/or password of your wireless network. The name of your wireless network, known as the SSID, is used to identify your network apart from other wireless networks that are in range of your device. To change the name of the wireless network (SSID) on your Shaw Wireless Modem, you will need to log into the admin console which will allow you to configure various settings related to your wireless network.
Did You Know?
SSID stands for Service Set Identifier and consists of a sequence of characters that uniquely names a wireless local area network (WLAN). SSID is also known as your “network name” or your “wireless network name.
Prior to changing your wireless network name or password, you will need to:
Step 1: Connect your computer directly to the Shaw Wireless Modem with an Ethernet cable. For more information on how to do this, please see: Directly Connecting Your Computer and Modem. Alternatively, you can connect your computer to the default wireless network (SSID). The default network name (SSID) and passphrase can be found on a sticker on the front or bottom of the modem.
Step 2: Identify the brand of your WiFi Modem and follow the steps specific to the brand:
Follow these steps to change the wireless network name and/or network password of your BlueCurve Gateway.
Follow these steps to change the wireless network name and/or network password of your Hitron Advanced WiFi modem.
Follow these steps to change the wireless network name and/or network password on your Arris Advanced WiFi modem.
Follow these instructions to change the wireless network name and/or network password of your Cisco WiFi modem.