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Change Wi-Fi Name/Password on Arris DGxxx Modem
Article applies to Arris cable modems such as DG860, DG1670, DG2470, and DG3270.
Make sure the cable modem is powered on.
Connect a laptop or PC to the cable modem with an Ethernet cable.
If you have an android or apple device, follow these links and come back to this page:
Connect Android to Wireless Network
Connect iPad & iPhone to Wireless Network
Open a web browser and type
in the address bar and hit enter.
You should see this page after step 3.
You will be prompted for a username and password. Use the following:
Depending on the modem you are using, the password will be 1 of 2 options.
password option 1
password option 2
: *your modems pre-shared key* (This can be found on a sticker located on your modem)
Once logged in, you will see the Wi-Fi name/password info that you can edit.
To change your Wi-Fi name, edit the "Wireless Network Name (SSID)" field. You can do this for the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks.
To change your Wi-Fi password, edit the "Pre-Shared Key" field. You can do this for the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks.
Now you can connect your devices using
your new Wi-Fi name/password. Here are
instructions for connecting your computer
Article ID: 522
Created: 1/19/2015 at 5:01 PM
Modified: 8/22/2023 at 3:00 PM
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