How do I change the name on my Nighthawk router?
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How do I change the name on my Nighthawk router?

Depending on model, The router's device name is R6700, R7000, or R8000. This device name displays in file manager when you browse your network.

To change the router's device name:

1. Launch an Internet browser from a computer or wireless device that is connected to the network.

2. Type or

A login screen displays.

3. Enter the router user name and password.

The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are case-sensitive.

The BASIC Home screen displays.

4. Select ADVANCED > Setup > LAN Setup.

5. In the Device Name field, type a new name.

6. Click the Apply button.

Your change is saved.

Published 11/13/2013 04:01 PM   |   Updated 04/20/2015 04:10 AM

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