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How To Change Xfinity Wi-Fi Password

How To Change Xfinity Wi-Fi Password

Xfinity routers are popular all over the world due to its exceptional connectivity and features. If you are using a modem for the first time, then you need to open the default login page to change all the default login credentials shipped by the device. 

Because changing the password and name of the wireless network is essential otherwise other users will be able to access the router and change its settings. After changing the password and username, it’s also better to change the Service Set Identifier or SSID of the router. 

The SSID is the name of your router appears in the network tab. If you don’t change the SSID (network name) for the Comcast router, then any third-party user who is aware of the default login credentials will be able to access the modem to change the settings. 

If you are unaware of how to change the Xfinity Wi-Fi password and its Wi-Fi name, then this guide can help you a lot. Here you will know some easy steps through which you can change the Wi-Fi name and password easily. 

Steps to Change the Basic Login Credentials and SSID of the Router

Before applying the below steps, you need to confirm that you are connected with the Xfinity router. Usually, you can request this to your Internet Service Provider, but if you want to change the password, then you can have a look at the steps mentioned below: 

Step 1

First of all, open a web browser on your computer and then type the IP address of the router in the address bar of the browser. You can type “” in the address bar. Hit the Enter key from the keyboard to open the login page. 

Step 2 

Once you enter the login page of the router, enter the default password and user id of the router. Most of the time, “admin” is the default user id and “password” is the passcode of the router.

Step 3

Next, navigate to the Gateway and then click on the Connection button. Afterward, select the Wi-Fi option. Now, click on the Edit button near to the broadcast network. 

Next, you can change the Password and SSID (Network Name) to whatever you wish. Afterward, tap on the Save Settings button to apply the settings. 

Step 4

It’s always better to change the default password for the router. To do this, navigate to the Troubleshooting button and then click on the Change Password option. Now, enter the current password of the device and then type the New Password. Afterward, re-enter the New Password in the particular field and then click on the Save button. 

How to Change the Wi-Fi Name of the Xfinity Router? 

To change the Wi-Fi name of the Xfinity router, you can have a look at the steps mentioned below: 

  1. Open the Settings of the router and then go to the My Account section. 
  2. Afterward, navigate to the Users tab at the top of the next screen. 
  3. Next, select the user for which you want to change the username. 

[Note: If you are the admin/main user/primary, then you have the authority to change the username of another user of an account. ]

  1. Once you reach the user’s page, tap on the Edit button that appears at the right pane of the screen. 
  2. Now, type the current password for the router for verification purposes. Afterward, enter the new password and then tap on the Update Username option. 
  3. Once you complete the above steps, you will get a confirmation message. 

How to Change the Password of the Xfinity Wi-Fi? 

To change the Wi-Fi password, you can perform the steps listed below: 

  • First of all, make sure that you are connected with that network (wireless or wired) for which you want to change the password. 
  • Afterward, open a web browser on your computer. Then, type “” or “” in the address bar. It is the default IP address of the router. Press Enter to open the login page. 
  • Now, type the password and username in a particular field. The default Username is “admin” and the default password is “password.” 
  • If you want to change the number, then you can do it. Click on the Change Password button from the upper right pane of the screen. 

Note: Confirm that the password you enter is strong enough and is a combination of alphabets, numeric, and special characters. 

  • Now, you have updated the settings of your router successfully.  

These are the overall steps to change the Xfinity Wifi password.