[Wireless Router] How to modify Wireless(Wi-Fi) Name and Password in ASUS Router?
ASUS wireless routers allow your devices to connect to the Internet through a wireless (Wi-Fi). Regularly changing the wireless name and password can improve network security and prevent unauthorized devices from connecting to your network.If you have multiple wireless routers in the same location, modifying the wireless name can be easy for you to manage.
You can modify the wireless name and password through ASUS Router APP or ASUS Router Web GUI (web settings page).
SSID (Service Set Identifie) name is also the Wi-Fi name of the wireless network.
B. Use ASUS Router Web GUI (web settings page).
1. Please install the ASUS router app on your smart phone device first. Please make sure your ASUS Router App version is up to date.
For the information of how to install the ASUS router app, please refer to
2. Please update your router firmware to the latest version. For instruction about how to update the firmware, please refer the following FAQ
3. How to connect to a Wi-Fi wireless network using your device, please refer to the following FAQ
1. Enter the ASUS Router App, tap [ Settings ] > [ WiFi ] > [ Wireless Settings ] > [ Network Settings ].
2. Tap on Network Name (SSID) and Password to modify it. And [ Apply ] to save the settings.
Step 1. Connect your computer to the router via wired or WiFi connection and enter your router LAN IP or router URL http://www.asusrouter.com to the WEB GUI.
Please refer to How to enter the router setting page(Web GUI) to learn more.
Step 2. Key in your router's username and password to log in.
Note: If you forget the user name and/or password, please restore the router to the factory default status and setup.
Please refer to [Wireless Router] How to reset the router to factory default setting? for how to restore the router to default status.
Step 3. Go to [Wireless] > [General], you can set the wireless network (SSID) name and password for different frequency bands (2.4GHZ/5 GHZ /5 GHZ -2/6 GHZ) respectively.
Note: ASUS wireless routers have different functions depending on the model. Please check ASUS product specifications to confirm that your router supports bands.
Step 4. Click Network Name (SSID) and Password to modify it. And click [Apply] to save the settings.
Network Name (SSID) = Wireless Network Wi-Fi Name
WPA-PSK Key = Wireless Network Wi-Fi Password
1. Can the name and password of the wireless network (Wi-Fi) in different bands (2.4GHz/ 5GHz / 5GHZ-2/ 6GHz) be set differently?
You can select the band you want to set the password, and then modify it.
It is recommended to set the names of the wireless network (Wi-Fi) in different bands to different names, which can quickly identify the signal bands currently connected to the device (mobile phone/computer).
2. What is the maximum length of the Wi-Fi name and password?
a. Wi-Fi name limit of the wireless network is 32 characters (letters, numbers or mixed)
b. Wi-Fi password must be at least 8 characters, ranging from 8 to 63 characters (letters, numbers or mixed) or a password composed of 64 hexadecimal characters. If you leave this field blank,  will be assigned as your password.
3. Select [Open System] for [Authorization method], why is there no option to enter a password?
Select "Open System" without entering the Wi-Fi password.
The default authorization method is WPA2-Personal. ASUS wireless routers have different functions depending on the model.
Please check ASUS product specifications to confirm the Wi-Fi Encryption supported by your router.
4. Why the Wi-Fi device cannot connect to the network after setting the authorization method to WPA3-Personal?
WPA3 is a new generation of encryption technology that can greatly enhance connection security, but some old devices may not be compatible. If you choose WPA3-Personal or WPA2/WPA3-Personal mode, you may not be able to connect to the network.
For more instructions, please refer to the following FAQ:
How to get the (Utility / Firmware)?
You can download the latest drivers, software, firmware and user manuals in the ASUS Download Center.
If you need more information about the ASUS Download Center, please refer this link.