Securing your router

D-Link wifi 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 SSID network name and the Wi-Fi network 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 Connect.

3- Go to Wireless Network Settings in the section on the left.

4- Click Wireless Network Assistant

5- Select Manually change the network name.

6- Change the name of the (SSID) network by using the space provided.

7- Select the radio button Manually change the network key.

8-Click Next.

9- Type the desired password for the Wi-Fi networks in the space provided.

10-Click Next.

11- This will display the Wi-Fi configuration that you have just put into effect. Click Next in order to stop the configuration assistant.