Securing your router

D-Link Router

For security reasons, Videotron recommends that you change your Wi-Fi Router’s default password at installation and on a regular basis thereinafter. For optimum protection of your Wi-Fi connection, make sure to use a strong, secure password. Opt for a password that combines upper and lowercase letters, numbers and special characters. The recommended minimum password length is 13 characters and the recommended maximum password length is 63 characters. Depending on the type of device and/or platform being used, it may not be possible to use all the characters and the number of characters may be limited.

Procedure for changing the administrator password of the D-Link DIR-825 router provided by Videotron:

1- Open a tab and type into the address bar, then hit Enter on your keyboard to access the router’s configuration pages.

2- Enter the administrator password, then click Connection.

3- Click Tools at the top of the page.

4- In the ADMIN PASSWORD section, type the desired administrator password in both the Password and Confirm Password fields.

5- Click Save Settings.

After 15 seconds, the password change will be complete.