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Top 5 Valuable Tips for Wireless Home Networking Security

Do not change the default login details before the process of Netgear Router Installation. If you don’t have the default details of username and password, then don’t delay to contact our Netgear experts on toll-free number 1-999-884-6940.
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Thursday, July 12, 2018 by Andrewclark 2 weeks ago
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Many families in today world of modern technology set up their wireless home network in a hurry because they have lots of work to do. Similarly, they also perform the process of Netgear Router Installation as quickly as possible because they didn’t have enough time to spend in the process of troubleshooting. It is also very risky that problems of security can result. So, in that case, you just have to apply some of the important below given steps to improve the security and performance of your existing home network.

  1. Consider changing Default Username and Password

Nowadays, mainly all WiFi home networks are perfectly known to be said as a wireless access point or a broadband router. Such smart devices have the embedded web pages and web server that allow its users to enter their account information, security details, and network address. Such advanced web tools are protected with login screens that prompt for a username and password that authorized its valuable users to make changes to their network.

On the other hand, the default details of SSID and password are set by the manufacturer of device. So, we insist our users to change the default login credentials as soon as possible to something more string, secure, and reliable.

  1. Change the Default network Name (SSID)

Almost every router and the access point consider using a network name that is known to be called as Service Set Identifier (SSID). The maker of the device ship their products with a default SSID set by them. Keeping the default network name gives an open invitation to an unauthorized source and unidentified people to break the security, enter in your network, steal all your private data, etc. so, in that case, consider changing the default details as soon as possible. The network name should be about 8 characters with lack of dictionary words.

  1. Turn of the SSID Broadcast

In the field of wireless networking, almost every access point and router usually broadcast the name of its network (SSID). Such an advance feature is specially designed for mobile hotspot and businesses where WiFi have the freedom to roam in and go out of its range. In today era of modern technology, nearly all WiFi routers let the feature of SSID broadcast to be disabled by the network owner itself. This feature is specially designed for its users to protect them from hackers attack and those people who try to log in your home network without your permission.

  1. Relocate your Router

The WiFi signals coming out the main router barely reaches outside your home. The poor connectivity of signal strength caused due to interference caused by neighboring or daily household devices, metal appliances, or electronic gadgets. So, installation of a router supposed to be at the middle or center location of the house.

  • The router supposed to be updated with the latest firmware of technology.
  • It should be placed within the reach of existing modem. Both should be attached with each other via Ethernet cable.
  • The devices that carry the same frequency supposed to be turned off like microwave, treadmill, juicer mixer grinder, baby monitor, etc.
  • Also keep your device away from neighboring devices, windows, doors, and walls.
  • After that, connect your computer with the router. Don’t worry this process is temporary and the type the Netgear Router Default IP into field of the address bar of a web browser.

Note: Do not change the default login details before the process of Netgear Router Installation. If you don’t have the default details of username and password, then don’t delay to contact our Netgear experts on toll-free number 1-999-884-6940.

  1. Consider using Security Software and Firewall

It may interest you to know that in today modern technology modern wireless routers have the feature of inbuilt network firewall to secure their users from hackers attack. Be certain that your router firewall is enabled and working properly. For more feature of protection and privacy consider installing additional security software on each device that are physically and properly connected to the main router.

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