P1 WiMAX Router: How to Change from WEP to WPA Security

Increase your P1 WiMAX wireless security by changing router setting from WEP to WPA.

P1 WiMAX WPA-PSK Setting

P1 WiMAX WPA-PSK Setting

WEP or Wired Equivalent Privacy is a security algorithm that wireless networks use. WEP encryption is weak, it can be discovered by using simple command.

While WPA or Wi-Fi Protected Access is a special certification program that offers a security protocol that makes it much more difficult to break into the network.

SEE ALSO: How to Hide P1 WiFi Network and Prevent It from Being Seen

Here is how you can change the router setting, just follow below step-by-step tutorial.

How to change P1 router security from WEP to WPA-PSK:

STEP 1: Go to http://10.1.1.254 using your browser.

STEP 2: Key in your username (admin) and password (admin123), unless you have change the password.

STEP 3: Click on “Networking” at the top right of the page.

STEP 4: Click on “WIFI”.

STEP 5: Click “Next”.

STEP 6: Under “Security Setting” menu, change the “Security Mode” from “WEP” to “WPA-PSK” from the drop down list.

STEP 7: Just leave the “Auth Mode” selection to the its default selection.

STEP 8: For “Encryp Type”, choose either one of the three list offered in the drop down box, which is TKIP, AES or TKIPAES.

STEP 9: Key in your password into “WPAPSK” box (your password should contain both letters and numbers).

STEP 10: Click “Apply” and you are done.

You will be disconnected from the connection. To re-connect, use the new WPA-PSK connection and new password.

One of our reader has asked about this tutorial in my previous post. Any comments or suggestions are welcome.

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