Set Belkin® Router Password
How to set password for Belkin router and retrieve the wireless security password?
The Belkin is a leading manufacturer of network devices. The network devices need to installed with the network. For protecting your network it has support for IP Filtering, Domain and URL blocking. It has a unique NAT/SPI firewall, which protects your system, your private network and prevents any unnecessary alerts via Email. You can also do Enable/Disable SSID for that extra security. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) a standard for easy and secure wireless network setup and connectivity. WPS automatically configures the network name (SSID) and it has WPA security key for the router or access point. WPS gives you freedom because you do not need remember network. The password security for wireless router is very much necessary because otherwise anybody can get in to your wireless network and may use your connectivity or may be threat to your network.
The following might help you to retrieve the wireless security password:
- Retrieve Password
- Password setting procedure
- Create a strong password
You need to click on the Internet connection icon. Then, click ‘Open Network and Sharing Center’. After that, you need to click the name of the wireless network you are connected. You need to select ‘Properties’. You need to select the ‘Security’ tab. After that, you need to view the unencrypted network security key. You need to copy and paste it to a secure location so that it could be accessed later.
Password setting procedure
First, access the router settings using the default IP address. Once you logged in to router then you can set password for the router. It is always better to change default password and username after your first log in. You can also do encryptions like WPA(Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WEP (Wired Protected Access). Always write down the username and password on a safe place which can be used later.
You need to create a strong password for the router. The strong password is a combination of alphabets, numbers, symbols etc. Once you reset the password of router, it is very important to create a strong password. The reason for demanding a strong password is for ensuring the security. The strong password will be hard for hacking.
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