Setup WiFi on the Cisco DPC3925

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The Cisco DPC3925 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 DPC3925 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Cisco DPC3925.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.

Encryption

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 DPC3925

To get started configuring the Cisco DPC3925 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 DPC3925, follow our Cisco DPC3925 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Cisco DPC3925

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

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

You begin on the Quick Setup page of the Cisco DPC3925 router. This is the correct page to setup the WiFi.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Cisco DPC3925

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

First, tick the Enable radio button labeled Wireless Network.

Second, use the Wireless Network Name (SSID) to enter a name you like so that you can identify your network from those around you. Don't use any personal information though. For more on this subject, read our guide titled Wireless names.

Next is the Wireless Security Mode. The best choice is WPA2-Personal. To learn why this is the best choice, read our guide titled WEP vs. WPA.

The Encryption should be set to AES.

The last thing you need to change is the Pre-Shared Key. This is the password you use to access your network. Be sure to use at least 20 characters in this password. We recommend using at least one symbol, capital letter, and number in the password. For help in creating a strong password that is memorable read our guide titled Choosing a strong password.

That's it for this page, just click the Save Settings button when you are done. Then tick the link titled Wireless at the top of the page, then Basic Settings.

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This is the wifi setup page from your Cisco router.

On this page, tick the Manual radio button next to Wireless Configuration.

Then use the drop down list titled Standard Channel and choose from channel 1,6, or 11. To learn why you should only use these three channels, read our guide titled WiFi Channels.

Finally, 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 DPC3925 Info

Don't forget about our other Cisco DPC3925 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Cisco DPC3925.We also have the following guides for the same router: