Arris International Plc now owns the brand 2wire. 2Wire router has been one of the best manufacturers of routers with high internet speed. These routers allow modification of the communication between devices using a basic router setup that anyone can do.
2Wire routers are amongst the highest performing in the market. 2Wire, as a company has provided telecommunications companies with hardware, software and service platforms. These features assure you that you have the appropriate experience to craft a quality router.
In this article, you will be helped with the login procedure and basic configuration setup of the 2wire router setup.
Before trying to login to the 2Wire router you will require the 2wire router and internet-enabled system where you can access a web browser. Make sure you are properly connected to the router before trying to login.
Steps to Setup 2wire Router:
Following simple steps are to be taken which will direct you to the 2Wire setup router:
For logging in to the router you first require the IP address of that router. So, open any local web browser on your system. In the search bar of the browser type the IP address 192.168.1.254 and press enter.
As you will enter the correct IP address of the router you are connected to you will get a login page on your screen. Here click on the wireless option and you will see the 2wire login page where you will be asked to enter the login credentials that is username and password. If you are logging in for the first time you can find the default login credentials on the box of your router.
PS: There are many 2wire router models like 1000sw and 1000s. You can try the following username /password combination:
- Username: none / none/ NOLOGIN / (leave blank)
- Password: none / NOLOGIN/ NOLOGIN / NOLOGIN/ admin
In most of the cases, it has been found that the username and password combination none/none has successfully worked.
Upon entering the correct credentials, Click on the option “Enable Wireless Interface”. Check the box.
It is highly recommended to change the SSID (Service Set Identifier) so you’re your system is secure. SSID is the name of the network visible in wifi options when we turn on wi-fi to connect. While changing the SSID make sure you use a name that is not personal and is different from the default router name.
Uncheck the option “SSID Broadcast” to keep your wireless connection hidden in the network.
Check the option “Wireless Security” and choose the option WPA2-PSK in the option “Authentication Type”.
The option WPA-PSK may be set by default but the current industry standard is WPA2-PSK. So make sure you change it to WPA2-PSK.
Check the option “Use Customer Wireless Security Key”
Enter the key that you see in “Use Customer Wireless Security Key”
Save the settings after making changes.