HG659 | Change Wi-Fi name or password

HG659 modem guide to personalise a Wi-Fi name and/or password

This page explains how to change the Wi-Fi name and password on an HG659 modem.

What the modem looks like


Choosing your Wi-Fi password
We recommend you use a password that is a combination of:

  • Minimum 8 characters
  • Minimum 1 lower and 1 uppercase letter
  • Numbers
  • Symbols


Please note: Wi-Fi is referred to as WLAN in your modem's settings.

  1. When you're connected to your Wi-Fi on your computer or tablet, open your web browser.
  2. In the address box, enter Press Enter.
  3. On the screen like below, enter the default login user name (vodafone) and password (vodafone) - unless you changed these in which case use yours! Click Log in.
  4. Select Home Network from the navigation at the top of the screen.
  5. In the navigation on the left-hand side of your screen, choose WLAN Settings.

    For the Broadband Complete modem, please choose Wi-Fi parameters.

  6. Click on the arrow next to WLAN Encryption to show the settings,  enter your new SSID (Wi-Fi name) or WPA Pre-shared key (password), and click Save at the bottom.
  7. Make sure you update all your devices (that connect to your Wi-Fi) with the new password to access your Wi-Fi.

Enable guest access

  1. On a computer or tablet connected to your Wi-Fi, enter into your web browser
  2. Click the Home Network tab
  3. From the left-side menu, select Guest Network
  4. Expand the Guest Network Settings section and tick the Enable guest network checkbox
  5. Click Save
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