Forgot wifi router password? How to update it on Windows?

  • Assuming you are on your wi-fi.
  • Go to run, and type ipconfig. The gateway IP is the IP of your router.
>ipconfig
Windows IP Configuration
Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:
   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.x.x
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.x.x
  • Open a browser, type the router IP as the target address
  • An authentication pop-up would flash. Enter user ID and password. Cisco router use admin/admin.
    • Search here for default user ID and password. Click here
  • Go to wi-fi tab, set your new password
  • Restart your router.
  • Done 🙂
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