Changing Password for SMC® router
SMC router can be installed on your home or office network. When the SMC router is installed on your home network, then you may need to access the administration panel for the initial set-up or to modify the administrative settings. In order to access the administration panel, the system needs to be connected to the network and to the SMC router. It is strongly recommended to first log into the router's configuration panel. If you do not first log into the router's configuration panel then wireless broadcast or other network access cannot be secured. By configuring the wireless SMC brand router, it can facilitate you to arrange your wireless network connection, getting your system online as fast as possible.
- Check the router accessibility
- Use powerful password
- Save or store password
Check the router accessibility
If you are changing the router password by using router’s firmware page then you are often suggested to keep certain things in mind. The most important thing is to make sure that your computer is in sync with the router. Make sure that your computer obtains the IP address from the router. It is recommended to use Internet Explorer to open the firmware page.
Use Powerful password
While changing a password for SMC router on network you might have to ensure that the password that you give is authoritative and at the same time it must be a strong password. If the password is simple then any other external user or hacker might hack it and use this to access your SMC router. This could lead to serious issues such as loss of solitude and security actions, malware infection etc.
While changing the password of SMC router you have to save the new password before exiting the firmware page. If the password is not saved, the new password would be in effect. After you save the password the router page would be refreshed and the next time you try to access the router page, you need to enter the new password.
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