How to hide Streamyx Wifi network name

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Innacomm W3400V6 hide access point

Learn how to hide your Streamyx Wifi network name (SSID) to prevent it from being seen by strangers. Once hidden, you need to manually connect using the network name.

If you are using Unifi, here’s how to hide Unifi Wifi network name.

Note: This guide is for TM Streamyx wireless G ADSL 2+ modem model Innacomm W3400V6. Different model may have a slightly different configuration page.

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Prerequisite

You must have your Streamyx modem login information. If you haven’t change them, default are as follows:

  • Username/ID: tmadmin
  • Password: Adm@XXXX (XXXX is the last 4 digit of your modem MAC address)

Your computer must be connected to the modem by cable or wireless (not necessary to have an internet connection)

Hide Streamyx Wifi network name

In the following steps, you’ll learn how to hide your Streamyx Wifi network name. Let’s start.

  1. Open any internet browser.
  2. Go to http://192.168.1.1.
  3. Enter your login information and click Login.
  4. Select Wireless.
  5. Select Basic.
  6. Find Hide Access Point and tick the box beside it.
  7. Click Apply/Save to save the changes.

Done. You’ve successfully hide your Streamyx Wifi network name.

Note: Every time you connect new device to the hidden Wifi, please enter the network name manually.

And here’ how to connect to a hidden Wifi network.

Connect to a hidden Wifi network in Windows 10

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Windows 10 Add a new network

It’s important to do the following steps to enable your computer to connect to a hidden Wifi network.

  1. Right-click on Wireless icon in the toolbar.
  2. Select Open Network & Internet Settings.
  3. Select Wifi menu on the left.
  4. Select Manage Known Networks.
  5. Select Add a new network located at the top left.
  6. Enter your Wifi network name in the Network name box.
  7. Select WPA2-Personal AES in Security option.
  8. Click to check Connect automatically.
  9. Important! Click to check Connect even this network is not broadcasting.
  10. Click Save.

Done. Now you computer will connect to the Wifi network automatically and even you hide the network name.

Conclusion

This method is very useful, once the Wifi network name is hidden, you’ll not be able to find it if you are using automatic Wifi scan on your device.

The important thing you should remember is the network name. Because, every time you want to connect new device to the network, you’ll need to enter the network name manually.

If you have any issue after doing this, let me know in the comment below.

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