Setup WiFi on the Cisco DPC3825

Thumbnail image of Setup Router Staff
Setup Router Staff
(Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 4 minutes

The Cisco DPC3825 router is considered a wireless router because it offers WiFi connectivity. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones.

Other Cisco DPC3825 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Cisco DPC3825.We also have the following guides for the same router:

WiFi Terms

Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Wireless Name

Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Wireless Password

An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.

Wireless Channel

Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.


You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. If you are unsure, be sure to read our WEP vs WPA guide first.

Login To The Cisco DPC3825

To get started configuring the Cisco DPC3825 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Cisco DPC3825, follow our Cisco DPC3825 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Cisco DPC3825

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Cisco router.

This guide starts on the Status page of the Cisco DPC3825 router. To setup the WiFi, click the link at the top of the page in blue labeled Wireless. Then, below that choose the tab of Basic Settings.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Cisco DPC3825

wifi wireless
This is the wifi setup page from your Cisco router.

You should now be on a page like the one you see here. The things you need to change are:

Once you are finished with these settings, click the button near the bottom of the page labeled Save Settings.

Now, click the tab of Wireless Security near the top of the page.

router wifi security wireless
This is the wifi security page from your Cisco router.

On this new page, the things that need to be changed are:

Click the Save Settings button and you are finished.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings

After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. This is usually done at the device itself and not at your computer.

Other Cisco DPC3825 Info

Don't forget about our other Cisco DPC3825 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Cisco DPC3825.We also have the following guides for the same router: