Setup WiFi on the Huawei HG8245

The Huawei HG8245 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.

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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 Huawei HG8245

To get started configuring the Huawei HG8245 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Huawei HG8245, follow our Huawei HG8245 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG8245

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

After you have logged into the Huawei HG8245 you should begin on the Status page. From here, click the option at the top of the page labeled WLAN. Then tick the option on the left labeled WLAN Configuration.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG8245

You should now be on the correct page to set the WLAN parameters.

That's it, 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.

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