Support: Huawei E587 Mobile Wi-Fi

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Change the name and password of your wireless network

You can change the network name and password of your wireless network.

  1. Turn your mobile Wi-Fi device on.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • Connect the mobile Wi-Fi device to your computer via your wireless settings.
    • Connect the mobile Wi-Fi device to your computer with the USB cable.
  3. Launch your web browser.
  4. Type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and press the Enter key.
    NOTE: If you are using Internet Explorer and this does not work, try the following:
    1. Press the Alt key on your keyboard.
    2. From your browser menu, click File.
    3. Click Open..
    4. The Open window appears. Type 192.168.1.1 in the text field.
    5. Click OK.
  5. Log in with your password. Typically, this is admin (unless you've changed it).
  6. Click Settings.
  7. Clear the Name (SSID) box and type the desired network name.
  8. Click Next.
  9. Clear the WPA Pre-Shared Key box and type the desired password.
    NOTE: If you are using WPA encryption, make sure that your new password contains at least 8 characters.
  10. Click Finish.

Your wireless network name and password are changed.

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