Wireless networks are considered less secure than wired networks because wired-based networks have easy access to the system. However, Wired based system has to be plugged in to access that network. Therefore, Wi-Fi security is extremely important. It is possible to set up a wireless hidden network so that Hidden networks won’t show up in the list of wireless networks that are ready to connect. You can follow the following steps to hide your WIFI network name.
Hide on Different Routers
There are many Routers so every router has different methods to hide wifi Network Name for protecting SSID. Therefore, you will get the Different Methods listed Below with Hiding Procedure.
Router 1: How to hide the wifi network name (SSID) of a TP-Link router
TP-Link routers don’t hide their wifi network SSID name on default so that it makes it easier for users to connect to wifi Unless, the users need to know the network name and manually connect to it. That looks quite disgusting for wifi users, isn’t it? however, Disabling SSID broadcasting is a good way to reduce the risks of being an easier target of network thieves. Therefore, use the below-Mentioned method to hide the WIFI network SSID of a TP-Link router.
1. log in to Wifi Router. Click here: to Know how to Find the Router IP Address.
2. Enter the user name and password and Sign in
Every router has its own default login id and password. Normally routers can be logged in using the following default username and password which are both admin in lowercase.
3. Click Wireless
4. Click Wireless Setting.
5. make uncheck to “Enable SSID Broadcast” and save the setting.
Router 2: How to hide the WIFI network name (SSID) of a Netgear router
By default, SSID broadcast is enabled on your NETGEAR router. Therefore, Use the below-Mentioned method to hide the wifi network name (SSID) of a Netgear router.
- Open “http://192.168.1.1” or http://www.routerlogin.com from a browser. Enter the default username (admin) and the default password (password).
- Select “Wireless Settings” from under Advanced in the left panel and then uncheck “Enable SSID Broadcast.”
- Click “Apply” to save your changes. Now, Your NETGEAR wireless router SSID name is now hidden.
Router 3: How to hide the WIFI network name (SSID) of a D-link router
By default, SSID broadcast is enabled on your D-Link router. Therefore, Use the below-Mentioned method to hide the network name (SSID) of a D-link router.
- Open “http://192.168.0.1” or http://dlinkrouter.local from a browser.
- Enter the default username (admin) and the default password (admin).
- Click on Setup and then click on the WirelessSetup option on the left.
- In the Wireless Network settings section, mark the ‘Hide Wireless network’ option.
- Click on the Apply and reboot.
- Click on the Reboot button on the left to reboot the router with the new settings.