Setup WiFi on the Hot Hotbox

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The Hot Hotbox 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 Hot Hotbox Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Hot Hotbox.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 Hot Hotbox

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

To login to the Hot Hotbox, follow our Hot Hotbox Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Hot Hotbox

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

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This is the status page from your Hot router.

The WiFi guide begins on the Status page of the Hot Hotbox router. First, click the option near the top of the page labeled Wireless. This opens a new set of choices on the left side of the page. Tick the link titled WiFi Setup.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Hot Hotbox

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This is the wifi setup page from your Hot router.

This brings you to a page called Wireless Network Configuration.

WPS is on the right side of the screen. We strongly caution against using WPS. It is a weak link in the network security. It creates an easy access for a hacker. Use the drop down list under the heading of Automatic Security Configuration to choose Disabled. Read our What is WPS Guide for more information on this.

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 Hot Hotbox Info

Don't forget about our other Hot Hotbox info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Hot Hotbox.We also have the following guides for the same router: