Would you know how long you have been using your router? In that case, when was the last time you changed the password? And, would you know how many friends and devices have access to your network?
If you want to know how to change the password of the Movistar Router and learn to generate a password only for guests, to avoid having to share yours when you receive friends at home, we tell you how the Smart WiFi App can make your life easier.
Best ways to change the password of the Movistar Router
There are three ways to change the password to have a more secure network.
With the Smart WiFi mobile app
On the one hand, we have the option to change the password in the Smart WiFi App, which is available for both Smartphone and tablets. Download the app and sign up. To change the password of the router Movistar, access the “My Network” section, at the bottom of the application. In the “My WiFi” section you have the option to change both the network name and the password.
Through the Alejandra Portal
If you want to change your password, it is also possible by entering the Alejandra Portal. Here you can access the most important settings of your Smart WiFi Router, such as locating the password of your router. Enter from the main menu in the “WiFi Password” section and click on the ” View password” box. If you want to change it, you just have to write the new password in the box, and it will also indicate the security level of the password you have chosen. To do this, you just have to log in to My Movistar or register if you don’t have an account yet.
On the local website of the router 192.168.1.1
To change the password of your WiFi network you can enter 192.168.1.1 in your browser to modify the parameters of the equipment. To access this website you must do it from a device that is connected to your Router either by WiFi or cable.
As soon as you enter, you will be asked for a password to the Router made up of eight characters. You will find it at the bottom of the label that is under your Router (note, it is not the key to your Wifi, it is much shorter and only has numbers). Once inside you will see the “ WiFi Key ” box where you can modify your password and you will also have an indicator to know how secure the new password is.
What you should take into account when changing the Movistar Router password
It is very important that you enter a secure password when changing the password of your Movistar router since we must forget the name of our cat or our date of birth if we want to avoid being hacked. To create a strong password for your WiFi, we give you some tips:
- A length 15 characters or more for optimal security level
- Must contain numbers
- Do not forget to include any special symbols or characters
- Toggle upper and lower case
- You should also bear in mind that when changing the Movistar
- Router password, you must enter the new WiFi password on all the devices or mobiles that you had connected to the Smart WiFi
- Router with the previous password. Otherwise, you will wonder why certain devices no longer connect to the network.
So you can reconfigure that WiFi key on all your devices you can use the Smart WiFi App to share it more easily.
In addition, Movistar WiFi routers and amplifiers are compatible with the simple association method WPS 2.0. Check if your device supports this method and you only have to activate the WPS on your router and on the device so that they automatically associate.
What else can I do to make my WiFi network even more secure
If you are a Movistar Fusión customer and have the UHD Decoder, you can access the Smart WiFi App, available in the “Apps” section of the Movistar + top menu. Check all the devices that are connected and discover which of them have access to your WiFi.
In addition, if you have visited, it is recommended to create a WiFi network for guests so that you do not have to share your private network with them. Access with your Smart WiFi mobile App, click on “My network” and on the “My WiFi” menu and activate the ” WiFi Guests ” option. You can customize a name for the network and set the password. In this way, your friends will only have access to your Internet connection, but they will not be able to access your devices. In addition, you can send it by WhatsApp, e-mail or the network of your choice.