Learn how to change the name of your WiFi network. The name of your wireless network known as the SSID, is used to identify your network from other wireless networks that are in range of your device. To change the name of the wireless network (SSID) on your Shaw Wireless Modem, you will need to log into the admin console which will allow you to configure various settings related to your wireless network.
This article provides insight into:
- Getting started
- SMC WiFi modem
- Cisco WiFi modem
- Arris Advanced WiFi modem
- Hitron CGMN-2250 Advanced WiFi modem
Did You Know
SSID stands for Service Set IDentifier and consists of a sequence of characters that uniquely names a wireless local area network (WLAN). SSID is also known as your network name or your wireless network name.
Prior to changing your WiFi network name you will need to:
Step 1: Connect your computer directly to the Shaw Wireless Modem with an ethernet cable. For details on how to do this, please review the following document before continuing: Directly Connecting Your Computer and Modem
Step 2: Identify the brand of your WiFi Modem and follow the steps specific to the brand:
To change the wireless network name of your Shaw SMC WiFi modem follow the instructions below.
Follow these instructions to change the wireless network name of your Cisco WiFi modem.
Follow these steps to change the wireless network name on your Arris Advanced WiFi modem.
Follow these steps to change the wireless network name of your Hitron Advanced WiFi modem.