The chances of getting your network hacked are increasing day by day. After everything shifted to a digital mode due to the pandemic, there has been a rise of cyber-attacks and people’s networks getting hacked. You might not even know whether your network or device is hacked till the time you see a rise in its monthly data usage.
Now to make sure that your network is safe and cannot be accessed by any third party it’s important you keep the passwords strong and tell them to people who are known to you. You should also make sure that your network is private.
Optimum is one of the leading cable providers offering high-speed internet connections. It also provides high-speed internet which allows people to stream anything without any lag. The servers of optimum are up and running and do not have any server downtime. People can even download large files without any issues.
But despite being the safest and having high-speed internet, it is still very risky to allow the wifi to run without strong passwords. At times it is best you change your wifi password after every few months. This way it will be difficult to hack and it will the network even safer to be used.
If your router is provided by Optimum, find out a device that is connected to the same network. You can also use the ethernet cable and connect it from your system to the router.
Step 1: Head to the official website of Optimum, is http://router.optimum.net/ and fill out the details as asked.
Step 2: Lookup for your wifi and the password can be found under the option of ‘basic settings’.
Step 3: Rename it however you like and remember to save it.
Step 4: Click on the edit button to change the password and enter a new one to Change Optimum WIFI Password.
Step 5: Save the settings and remember to save it before exiting the website.
Step 6: With this, your password will be changed. You disconnect and re-connect to see that the password is working.
There can arise a situation where the Optimum wifi might stop working. To troubleshoot it you can follow these steps.