Setup WiFi on the Virgin Media Hub 3.0

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The Virgin Media Hub 3.0 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 Virgin Media Hub 3.0 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Virgin Media Hub 3.0.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 Virgin Media Hub 3.0

To get started configuring the Virgin Media Hub 3.0 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Virgin Media Hub 3.0, follow our Virgin Media Hub 3.0 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Virgin Media Hub 3.0

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

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This is the setup page from your Virgin Media router.

This guide begins on the Home page of the Virgin Media Virgin Media Hub 3 router. To change your wireless network settings click Advanced Settings on the left hand side of the page. From there click Wireless and Security.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Virgin Media Hub 3.0

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This is the wifi setup page from your Virgin Media router.

You should be taken to the page shown above.

We'll only be making our changes in the 2.4 GHz WiFi configuration section of the page.

Start off by setting a WiFi Network Name (SSID). This can be anything you want it to be, however due to security reasons we highly recommend avoiding the use of any personal information. For more on this topic be sure to visit our Wireless Names Guide.

Next make sure that the Security option is set to WPA2-PSK. Choosing this option will provide you with the strongest security. Why? Check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide to learn more.

Finally, you'll need to set a WiFi password (security key). This can be whatever you like, however bear in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and includes no personal information. For more help be sure to take a look through our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

That's it! Just don't forget to click Apply changes before leaving 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 Virgin Media Hub 3.0 Info

Don't forget about our other Virgin Media Hub 3.0 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Virgin Media Hub 3.0.We also have the following guides for the same router: