Step-by-Step Guide to Change wifi.wavlink.com Admin Password
Wavlink has made a remarkable impression on its users due to its top-notch networking devices. That is why some people prefer performing Wavlink AC1200 setup whereas some choose the path to install the Wavlink AC2100 extender to cater to their internet requirements. But, no matter which WiFi extender the user owns, he/she needs to change the default value of the wifi.wavlink.com admin password. It is because the default extender password value is available all over the internet which makes your home network settings accessible to an unauthorized user. You never know how shrewd that user will be.
With that said, we have summed up the step-by-step instructions to change the admin password of the range extender so that the home network can be secured. Keep reading.
Before You Proceed
Completing the prerequisites before commencing the actual process of changing the WiFi range extender’s admin password will be of great help. Therefore, be very sure that you have the following details or materials in hand.
1. A Non-Damaged LAN Cable: The LAN (Ethernet) cable will be assigned the task of establishing a direct connection between the extender and router. However, the chosen one is not supposed to be fragmented. Otherwise, you might face connectivity problems during the process.
2. The Default Values of Extender: You also need to be aware of the extender’s default web or IP address and login credentials to go about the password-changing process. FYI, the default web address of Wavlink extender is wifi.wavlink.com and IP is 192.168.10.1. However, the default password is admin.
Apart from a non-fragmented Ethernet cable and the default values of the range extender, you also need to gain access to an upgraded web browser for the process. After all, the entire process of changing the wifi.wavlink.com admin password will be executed via the extender’s web-based management panel. Now, walk through the next section and learn how to go about the process.
How to Change wifi.wavlink.com Admin Password?
Start the process by powering down your extender and main router (if they are turned on). It will provide them some rest and kick off network glitches that might arise during the procedure. After powering down your WiFi devices, you need to follow the given steps:
1. Connect Extender and Router
Pick up the Ethernet cable and insert its ends into the LAN1 and Internet ports of your main router and Wavlink extender respectively. The connection must be non-shaky. Apart from this, ensure that the LAN ports of your devices are clean.
2. Power Up Your Devices
At the beginning of the process, we asked you to power down your networking devices. Now, it is time to power them up. Therefore, first of all, switch on your main router and then the WiFi range extender. Let the LED lights on them gain some stability.
3. Access wifi.wavlink.com
After powering up the networking devices, consider switching on your PC and connecting it to the Wavlink network. You can also use a cable to connect your range extender and computer. Once done, load an internet browser like Chrome or Edge and visit wifi.wavlink.com. You can also use the extender’s IP address i.e. 192.168.10.1.
4. Input the Extender’s Password
As soon as you access the Wavlink login address, you will see a new window asking for the wifi.wavlink.com login password. Input admin (in lowercase) and hit the Login button. However, before inputting the extender’s password value, consider clearing the cache and cookies from the web browser. It will prevent the loading of the cached version of the admin page.
5. Change the Default Password
The moment you select Login, you will be able to see the dashboard of your range extender. After reaching there, click the Setup tab. The Login Password window will appear. Into the Old Password field, enter the extender’s existing password i.e. admin. Enter the password value you want to assign to your extender into the New Password and Confirm Password field. Lastly, click the Apply button.
That’s all about how to change the wifi.wavlink.com login password. Here, you learned that you need to access the web-based management panel of the extender to assign a new admin password. Besides, you also got to know about the parameters that need to be satisfied by the factors involved in the process.
Now, it is expected that you will be able to change the password of your range extender successfully. So, congratulations on adding the first layer of security to your Wavlink network.