Setup WiFi on the Technicolor TG799vac

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The Technicolor TG799vac 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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This is the wifi guide for the Technicolor TG799vac.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 Technicolor TG799vac

To get started configuring the Technicolor TG799vac WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Technicolor TG799vac, follow our Technicolor TG799vac Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Technicolor TG799vac

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

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This is the status page from your Technicolor router.

This guide starts on the Home page of the Technicolor TG799vac router. Begin by clicking the Wi-Fi icon near the top of the page. From there click the tab labeled 2.4GHz.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Technicolor TG799vac

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This is the wifi setup page from your Technicolor router.

This bring you to a new page.

Start out by opening the drop down menu labeled Channel and choosing either 1, 6, or 11. Want to know why these are the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

Next you'll need to set a Network Name. This can be anything you like, however we highly suggest avoiding the use of any personal information. To learn more visit our Wireless Names Guide.

After that set the Security Mode to WPA2-PSK. This option will provide you with the strongest security. Check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide for more information.

Now you'll set a Network Key. This will serve as your network password and can be whatever you want. Keep in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and includes no personal information. For more help take a look at our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Finally make sure that the WPS option is unchecked. Why? Read our What is WPS Guide to find out.

Congratulations! You're finished. Just don't forget to save your settings before closing the page.

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 Technicolor TG799vac Info

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This is the wifi guide for the Technicolor TG799vac.We also have the following guides for the same router: