JioFi is a personal hotspot device using which a number of smartphones and laptops can access the 4G high-speed internet provided by Jio. However, the internet speed provided by your JioFi router may decrease if a lot of people are connected to it at the same time. There might be times when your password gets known to a huge number of people resulting in low internet speed. The best option you have at hand is to change the password and SSID name of your JioFi router. There might also be other reasons behind changing the password and name of your JioFi router. Hence, let’s go through the steps you need to execute to change JioFi name (SSID) and password.
Changing JioFi Name (SSID) and Password
- Step 1- Connect your smartphone/laptop to your JioFi router over WiFi or using USB cable.
- Step 2- Launch the web browser you are using and go to ‘http://jiofi.local.html‘ and hit search.
- Step 3- Click on ‘Login’ option at the top right corner and enter ‘administrator’ as the username and the password.
- Step 4- Then, navigate to the ‘WiFi settings’ which you will find under the ‘Settings’ tab.
- Step 5- Change the SSID name and password here as per your wish.
- Step 6- Once you are done, click on ‘Save’ to save the new password.
Also Read: How to Increase JioFi Internet Speed.
That’s it! The password of your JioFi router will be successfully updated. However, all the devices connected to your JioFi router will be disconnected, and now you will have to enter the new password to reconnect your devices to your JioFi router.
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In the last one year, we have witnessed a sudden change in telecom industry which includes, the way Indian customers used the internet and other telecom services. Last year, Reliance Digital came up with a new telecom brand named JIO serving on 4G technology. Jio didn’t only introduce 4G services in the country but also gave complimentary offers which included Unlimited 4G data usages/calls/services and more. Earlier, if someone wanted to use preview offer by JIO they needed to purchase LYF handset and access the complimentary free services. Later on Reliance Digital introduced a new device called JioFi (JIO MiFi) which was a portable hotspot to access high-speed internet.
Below you can read the step by step guide for changing network name and password of jiofi. This guide can be used by someone who doesn’t have much experience with computer and routers in general.
How to Change JioFi Name and Password Newbie Friendly Guide
#1 Switch on your JioFi router: The initial step is to power on your JioFi router. Hold the power button till the device is turned on. Be patient till the router is completely on and ready to use.
#2 Connect a device to your JioFi router: Now, connect your smartphone or laptop to your JioFi router over WiFi. If you haven’t changed the username and the password of your JioFi router, then you will find the default username and password on the back of its box, or at the back of the device. But, if you have changed it before then you will have to enter the changed password.
#3 Access the configuration page to manage the JioFi’s settings: To access the configuration page, launch a web browser on the device which you have connected to the JioFi router in the above step. Then, enter ‘http://jiofi.local.html’ or ‘http://192.168.225.1’ in the search bar and hit the search option.
#4 Login to the settings page of your JioFi router: When you search for the URL provided in the above step, you will arrive at a login page. Here, you will find two fields. Namely, username and password. Type in ‘administrator’ in both the fields and click on the ‘Login’ option which will be located below the fields.
#5 Set a new password: Now, to change the password, click on Network >> Wi-Fi Configuration. You will then e displayed a list of options such as Status, Channel, Encryption, etc. As you go down, you will find on option with the name ‘Password.’ Here, you can enter any password of your wish. Once you are done entering your password, click on ‘Save’ to save the changes which you have made.