Why change your PLDT home Fibr Wifi name and password? As what I have mentioned in how to change PLDT Home DSL WiFi password . Default WiFi username and password are not safe.
Anyone, who is a tech geek, not necessarily a programmer can intrude your PLDT Fibr WiFi password. In fact, some black hat hackers were able to found weaknesses on PLDT Fibr’s WiFi password. By just turning on your phone’s WiFi, it will detect the PLDT Home Fibr’s default SSID or WiFi name.
When that happens, the hacker will just need to get the last five digits of your WiFi name. Then convert it using the Hex Code/Mac Table. That’s it, your neighbors can now access your WiFi for Free by adding the default “PLDTWIFI + the converted 5 last digits”.
The good thing about PLDT Home Fibr is that PLDT WiFi hacker apps will not work on it. And changing your PLDT Home Fibr WiFi name and password will keep the hacker at bay. Which what we are going to do.
How to change PLDT Home Fibr WiFi name and password
To change your PLDT Home Fibr SSID and password, you need to access your PLDT Fibr Modem/Router. For that, you need to open a browser (Chrome, Firefox & etc.).
1. In your browser type the PLDT Fibr’s I.P. address or URL which is 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.1.1/fh by default. Don’s forget to press “Enter”.
2. Login using your PLDT default admin username and password. If you are having trouble logging in, you may check the newly updated PLDT Default Username and password and follow the instructions in How to access PLDT Home Fibr admin.
3. Once you are logged in, you will see that there are two (2) WiFi connections or SSID’s. Let’s change the first SSID, by going to “advance” -> “SSID Name“, then type your desired WiFi name.
4. Next, on “Passphrase” box, input your desired PLDT Fibr WiFi password and click apply for the change to take effect.
Now, let’s move on to the 5G
Please take note that you need to change the two (2) SSID’s and Passwords of your PLDT Fibr Wireless router. To protect your entire WiFi connection against potential hacker.
Now, I believe that you successfully changed your two PLDT Fibr WiFi names and password. It’s about time to celebrate because your PLDT Fibr Wireless Internet connection, is now safer.
Do you have any idea on how to change PLDT Home Fibr password and username? Please feel free to leave a comment below.