How To's

How to change JTL Faiba 4G Mi-Fi SSID and Password

So you got yourself the Faiba 4G Mi-Fi at a distributor near you, and perhaps they did not set you up with unique SSID (the name of your Wi-Fi network) and password. By default, the network SSID will be something like Faiba4G_084FFC and the default password is 12345678.

Obviously leaving the Wi-Fi login credentials leaves your network easily prone to piggybacking (unauthorized person accessing Wi-Fi network consuming your data and even snooping around your shared folders in your computers). You need to change the network SSID and password to prevent piggybacking and other serious forms of hacking.

Changing the JTL Faiba 4G Mi-Fi SSID and Password

First connect to the Wi-Fi network by turning on the router, and connecting to the network. Open your browser and in the address bar enter 192.168.0.1 and hit the enter button. You will be taken to the web interface of your router and you will be met by an administrator login screen as shown below.

The default username is admin and password is admin. Enter those in their respective text fields and click on the Login button.

On the left panel of the web page, go to Settings and on the right panel you will find a Quick Settings page. Click Next, where you will get step 2. PPP Profile configuration. This page is for power users and the average user does not have much need for the settings on this page. Click next to move step. 3.

On step.4, you will find SSID Configuration, in the text box beside Network Name (SSID), type in the name you will want the router to broadcast your Wi-Fi network in, and click on Enable

in the Broadcast Network Name (SSID).

At this point, you need select the encryption security for your Wi-Fi network. As a rule of thumb, select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK and under the Pass Phrase put your password. Another rule of thumb, the password string should have a string of letters (lowercase and uppercase), numbers, and signs. Use at least six characters but the ideal would be eight characters.

Clicking on Diplay Password will make the password you are clicking on visible. Click on Next to move to the next page. The next page will confirm to you the new credentials of your Mi-Fi, if you are okay with it click on apply.

Once you click on Apply, your computer will be automatically disconnected as your router restarts with the new credentials. Click on the Wi-Fi icon on the right side of the taskbar and you will notice the new SSID among the Wi-Fi networks in the vicinity. Click on the SSID you set up and then enter the password.

That is how you change the Faiba 4G router SSID and Wi-Fi password.

 

Felix Omondi

Kenyan citizen with a passion for writing for as long as I can remember. In my spare time, I like to blog and read up on trends that's happening around the world.

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