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Changing name and password for my Wi-Fi Hotspot

Want to change name and password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot? Follow these easy instructions.


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1. Turn on your router

Tap and hold On/Off.

2. Establish connection to Wi-Fi Hotspot

Do the following in Mac OS X:
Click the Wi-Fi icon.
You can see the name and password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot by tapping the WPS key twice in quick succession.
Click the name of your Wi-Fi Hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click OK.
A connection to your Wi-Fi Hotspot is established.

3. Establish a connection to the router web interface

Open a browser.
Key in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and tap Enter.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Optus E589 4G Mini WiFi Modem / Snow Leopard
If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field next to "PIN code" and key in your PIN.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Apply.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Log In.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Highlight the field below "Password" and key in admin
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Log In.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.

4. Find "WLAN Basic Settings"

Click Settings.
Click WLAN.
Click WLAN Basic Settings.

5. Enter Wi-Fi Hotspot name

Highlight the field next to "Name SSID" and key in the required name for your Wi-Fi Hotspot.

6. Enter Wi-Fi Hotspot password

Highlight the field next to "WPA-pre-shared key" and key in the required password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot.

7. Save and exit

Click Apply.
You can now use the new password to establish a wireless connection to the internet using your Wi-Fi Hotspot.
Click Log Out.
You can now use the new password to establish a wireless connection to the internet using your Wi-Fi Hotspot.
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