Tips for Creating and Changing Your WiFi Password

Changing your passwords regularly will help keep your personal information safe. When it comes to your home WiFi, for example, changing your password will help secure your network from outside intrusions, such as people stealing your internet connection, altering your settings, changing your network password or redirecting your browser to malware or phishing sites.

Keep reading for tips on choosing passwords, plus step-by-step instructions on how to change the password for a few popular modems from Rogers.

Creating a Strong Password

  • Choose a unique, hard-to-guess password (and never reuse one).
  • Don’t use obvious passwords, like your spouse’s name, your pet’s name or your birthdate, and avoid easy to guess ones like: password or 123456.
  • When it comes to passwords, the longer, the better. Choose one at least 12 characters long, with upper- and lowercase letters, as well as numbers and symbols.
  • Make your passwords memorable. Instead of using a random mess of characters you’ll have to keep on your desktop post-it note, try using a long passphrase or sentence that has meaning to you or makes you giggle, like an inside joke.
  • Use an online tool from Microsoft’s Safety and Security Center to assess the strength of a password.
  • Have a different password for each account/website.

Changing Your Home WiFi Password for Rogers Modems

Please select your Rogers modem model from the list below and follow the instructions to change the password.

If you have a different Rogers modem, type the model name in the search box above to get instructions on how to change the password.

Once you’ve saved your changes, you might be disconnected and need to use your new password to reconnect online.

Don’t forget to update your other devices with your new WiFi password.