Change Wi-Fi network name

Requirements:

  • Network names must be between 1 and 31 characters.
  • Make sure there isn’t an accidental space at the beginning or end of your network name.

With the Google Home app

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wifi  and then Settings .
  3. Enter a new network name.
  4. Tap Save.

With the Google Wifi app

  1. Open the Google Wifi app .
  2. Tap Settings and actions tab , then Network & general.
  3. Under the "Network" section, tap your network name.
  4. Tap Edit Edit.
  5. Enter a new network name.
  6. When you’re done, tap Save.

Reusing an older network name and password

If you reuse a network name and password from an old router, you won’t have to reconnect devices that were previously on the network.

If your old router is still broadcasting a Wi-Fi network, you may see odd behavior because some devices will be connected to your Wifi point and others connected to your older router. You can fix this by enabling bridge mode on your old router.
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