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Airtel Wi-Fi password change: how to reset Airtel Wi-Fi password online

You might want to change your Airtel Wi-Fi password for a number of reasons. Usually, when you get a new Airtel Wi-Fi connection, you’re provided with a preset Wi-Fi password and address. It’s best to change the provided password to the one of your liking for security. Alternatively, you may want to switch to a stronger password, or change your password if you feel it has been compromised.

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Thankfully, changing the password for Airtel Wi-Fi is a pretty straightforward process and doesn’t require much effort. Airtel users can either change their password from the web browser or the Airtel Thanks app. In this article, we will look at the step-by-step process for each of these two methods.

 

Airtel Wi-Fi users can change their password online or through Airtel Thanks app

Airtel Wi-Fi users can change their password online or through the Airtel Thanks app

If you have a laptop or computer connected to the existing Airtel Wi-Fi network, you can simply go to the web browser and change the password. Follow the steps below to change the password on the computer.

  1. Open the web browser on your computer
  2. In the address bar type 192.168.1.1
  3. Hit enter
  4. You’ll see a page name GPON Home Gateway
  5. Type admin in the Username and Password field
  6. Click Login
  7. Click on the Network tab in the left sidebar and select the relevant network (will be listed as Wireless 2.4GHz or Wireless 5GHz)
  8. Change Airtel Wi-Fi password in the WPA Key field
  9. Click on the Save button

Once you have changed the name and password, you’ll have to reconnect all your devices and gadgets to the Airtel Wi-Fi network using the new password.

How to change/ reset Airtel Wi-Fi password using Airtel Thanks app

This is the simplest method to change the password of your Airtel Wi-Fi. This is perfect for those who don’t have a computer or are not comfortable with the router configuration method stated above. Follow the steps below to change your Airtel Wi-Fi password through Airtel Thanks app.

  1. Download the latest Airtel Thanks app from Play Store or App Store
  2. Open the app and log in using the same mobile number associated with your Airtel Wi-Fi connection
  3. On the tap, click on the card of relevant Wi-Fi connection
  4. Next tap on Manage Services
  5. Click on Change Wi-Fi Password
  6. Enter the new password for your network
  7. Click the Submit button

Wait for a minute for the changes to take effect and then reconnect all your devices to the Wi-Fi with the new password.

Airtel Wi-Fi FAQs

How to change Airtel Wi-Fi name?

To change Airtel Wi-Fi name, follow the steps above and on the page where you change password, you’ll also see an SSID name option. The SSID name is your Wi-Fi name and you can change it to your preference.

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