Change Wi-Fi Name/Password on Arris DGxxx Modem

Article applies to Arris cable modems such as DG860, DG1670, DG2470, and DG3270.
  1. Make sure the cable modem is powered on. 
  2. Connect a laptop or PC to the cable modem with an Ethernet cable.
  3. Open a web browser and type in the address bar and hit enter.

    You should see this page after step 3.
  4. You will be prompted for a username and password. Use the following:
    username: admin

    Depending on the modem you are using, the password will be 1 of 2 options.
    password option 1: "password" 
    password option 2: *your modems pre-shared key* (This can be found on a sticker located on your modem) 
  5. Once logged in, you will see the Wi-Fi name/password info that you can edit.

  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Click Apply when complete. Now you can connect your devices using your new Wi-Fi name/password. Here are instructions for connecting your computer.