Edit your primary Wi-Fi network’s settings (basic)
To access the settings for your primary Wi-Fi network:
- Open your web browser.
- Enter bell.ca/homehub (or 192.168.2.1) in the address bar.
- Enter your administrator password. Unless you have changed it, the default password is “admin”.
- Click Log in.
- Click on the Wi-Fi settings button.
On the Wi-Fi settings page, you can edit the following:
Turning on your Wi-Fi network
To turn your Wi-Fi network on, set the Primary Wi-Fi network near the top of the screen to the ON position.
Once your primary network is on, you can turn on or off individual bands (2.4 or 5 GHz). For best coverage, set both to the ON position.
Network name (SSID) and password
The network name (SSID) is used to identify (or name) your network. When connecting with a device, you will see this name in the list of available Wi-Fi networks. Once your network is selected, you will need to enter its password from the device.
A network name and password are already provided and you will find them on a sticker on the back of the modem. You can also create your own to more easily identify your network.
IMPORTANT: When changing the network name or password, existing Wi-Fi devices will no longer find your network. Each device will need to reconnect to your network using the new settings.
Keep a common network name (SSID) and password for both 2.4 and 5 GHz bands.
If you check this box (recommended), you’ll use a common network name (SSID) and password for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. This allows the connecting device to choose the best network.
If you leave it unchecked, you’ll configure two unique network names (SSID) and passwords so that you can distinguish the two bands (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) and decide which one to connect to.