Change Wi-Fi password

Network passwords are alphanumeric. This means they’re a combination of letters and numbers. But there are some restrictions.

  • Passwords must be between 8 and 63 characters.
  • No spaces. Make sure there isn’t an accidental space at the beginning or end of your network name or password.
  • No special characters.

Change your Wi-Fi password

With the Google Home app

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Wifi  and then Show password.
  3. Tap Edit .
  4. Change your password.
  5. Tap Save.

 

With the Google Wifi app

  1. Open the Google Wifi app .
  2. Tap the Settings and actions tab  and then Network & general.
  3. Under "Network", tap your network name.
  4. Tap Edit Edit.
  5. Enter a new password. Check the Show box to see it written out.
  6. Tap Save.

Reuse 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.

Note: If your old router is still broadcasting a Wi-Fi network, you may experience odd behavior because some devices will be connected to your Wifi router or point and others connected to your older router. Enable bridge mode on your old router or if it’s not needed, turn off your older router to fix this issue.

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