5G Home Router 1A - Configure Broadcast Settings

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NoteYou can also change the network name or password from your My Verizon app.

  1. Sign in to the Admin WebGUI.
  2. From the Wi-Fi panel, click the Arrow icon Right arrow icon.
    Router Home screen
  3. From Wi-Fi, click the Settings tab.
  4. From Settings, click the Wi-Fi switch turn on Switch on or off Switch off.
    Note Wi-Fi is on by default and turning Wi-Fi off disconnects all wireless devices.
  5. From Band Selection, modify any of the following settings:
    • Primary Network (i.e., 2.4 GHz, 5GHz)
    • Guest Network (i.e., 2.4 GHz, 5GHz)
      Note Band is enabled when a check mark Check box icon is present.
  6. From 2.4GHz or 5GHz band settings, click the Dropdown icon Dropdown menu icon to modify the following broadcast settings:
    Note Based on the Wi-Fi option selected, channel options vary.
    Note Automatic (default setting) is recommended.
    • Channel (2.4GHz - Automatic, 1-11)
    • Channel (5GHz - Automatic, 36, 40, 44, 48, 149, 153, 157, 161)
    5G Home Wi-Fi settings with emphasis on channel selection
  7. Click Save Changes (at the bottom).