How to change the WiFi password of a TP-Link router

How to change the WiFi password of a TP-Link router

The router has become an indispensable tool in many of the homes in our country . Having a powerful and fast Internet at home is a common demand. But, in addition, it also has to be safe.

Therefore, it is important that we know how to change the password of our router . The original password, although it seems long and complicated, is usually easier to crack than an individually chosen password. We are going to teach you how to do it quickly and easily based on the instructions on the website of TP-Link, the leading brand in the sector.


This step is equivalent for all router types. The first thing you have to do is locate your IP. The IP address is the one that recognizes our exact connection. If you don't know what it is, there are many websites that recognize it. It is a series of numbers with interspersed dots. Once you have it, you write that address in the address bar .

You will then enter a TP-Link menu in which you will be asked for a username and password. Both by default are "admin" . If you want to change them, it can be done by searching the Tools section, and there clicking on Password. It's to the left of the menu.

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In wireless N router and AP

We have to enter Wireless Connection. There we depend on the type of security of the router. If it is WEP, we will find the password in the Key 1 field. If it is WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK, the password will be in the PSK Password field. Then we just have to change the existing password for another, and click the Save button. Next, we must restart the TP-Link router.

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On wireless G router

For these routers, such as the TL-WR340G, we have to go to Wireless connection. In that case, for WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK connections, we will find the password in the PSK Password field. If the security is WEP, we must select it in the security option, and then change the Password 1. Then, click Save and restart the router.

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On AP G wireless

For this type of routers we have to select Wireless Connection. At the top of the menu we can access the WEP password (generally in the first field) and below we will have the option WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK. There, once again, we look for the PSK Password option, and we write the one we want. We save and restart the router.

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In modems that will be ADSL router

Such as the TD-W8901G, TD-W8951ND or TD-W8961ND, the interface is where it changes the most. In this case, the step is Interface Configuration. There you can only access WEP security, and you will find the password in Field 1. After changing it, you have to go to Advanced Settings

Exclusively for the TD-W8960N, the operation is different. We enter Wireless Connection, and then if we can choose between pre-shared key WPA or Key 1 WEP. After changing the password, we must Save and go to Administration. There we mark Restart, and the system will be restored.

With this guide, you can easily and quickly change the password of your TP-Link router , whatever the generation or model. You will be safer against hacking attempts.

This process can be done as many times as you want. Of course, remember to write down each new password , or you will not be able to access the router. In that case, you would have to contact the brand to try to find a solution.

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