Setup WiFi on the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L

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The Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L 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 Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L.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 Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L

To get started configuring the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L, follow our Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L

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

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

This guide begins on the Home page of the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L router. To start off click Jetpack Settings on the left hand side of the page. From there click the tab labeled Wi-Fi.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L

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This is the wifi setup page from your Verizon router.

You should be taken to the page seen above.

Begin by making sure the Wi-Fi option is set to On.

Now you'll need to set a Wi-Fi name. This will be your network identification and can be whatever you want. Due to security reasons, however, we highly recommend avoiding the use of any personal information. To learn more visit our Wireless Names Guide.

After that set the Security to WPA2 PersonalPSK. This will provide you with the strongest security. Why? Read our WEP vs. WPA Guide to find out.

Next you'll set a Wi-Fi password. Keep in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and contains no personal information. For more help be sure to check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Lastly, open the drop down menu labeled Channel and set it to either 1, 6, or 11. Want to know why these are the best options? Take a look through our WiFi Channels Guide.

That's it! You're finished. Just don't forget to save your changes 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 Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L Info

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This is the wifi guide for the Verizon Novatel MiFi 5510L.We also have the following guides for the same router: