Wireless Security

    • Level   X

    2Wire 2701HG-B(AT&T)


    Login Information

    • Default Gateway - gateway.2wire.net / 192.168.0.1 / 192.168.1.254 / 192.168.254.254
    • Username - N/A
    • Password - N/A (Windstream uses admin)
      (AT&T login pw: set by customer *click forgot password*)

     

    How To Find Wireless Passphrase (WPA/WEP)

    1. Plug the computer into the LAN port of the device via an ethernet cable.
    2. Open Web Browser.
    3. In the address bar of the browser enter in "gateway.2wire.net" (if this does not work, try one of the following IP addresses: 192.168.0.1/192.168.1.254/192.168.254.254).
    4. If it asks for a password check the side of the device.
    5. From the menu at the top select Home Network.
    6. From the submenu select Wireless Settings.
    7. Click on the section labeled Wireless Security.
    8. If password is set to "Use Default Encryption Key", check the side of the device for a 10-digit number in brackets between the 2 barcodes (may be listed as wireless passphrase).
    9. If Password is set to "Use Custom Encryption Key", the password will be in the box labeled "Key" (password will be starred out and a new password will need to be entered. For every character entered 3 stars will be added).

     

    Changing Wireless Security Type/ Disabling Wireless Security

    1. Plug the computer into the LAN port of the device via an ethernet cable.
    2. Open Web Browser.
    3. In the address bar of the browser enter in "gateway.2wire.net" (if this does not work, try one of the following IP addresses: 192.168.0.1/192.168.1.254/192.168.254.254).
    4. If it asks for a password check the side of the device.
    5. From the menu at the top select Home Network.
    6. From the sub-menu select Wireless Settings.
    7. Click on the section labeled Wireless Security.
    8. For the Authentication drop down menu select desired mode (WEP-Shared, WPA-PSK). (To remove the security uncheck the enable box under Wireless Security).
    9. Select the radio button for “Use custom encryption key”.
    10. Enter desired wireless passphrase in the box labeled “Key:”.
    11. Click Save.