How do I change the Wi-Fi Password on my router?

This FAQ applies to DIR-868L Wireless AC1750 Dual-Band Gigabit Cloud Router.

Change the Wi-Fi password of other D-Link Routers

Learn how to change the Wi-Fi password of any router


Method 1


If you've registered your router with mydlink, you can log in to the mydlink web portal at to modify your router's settings.
Please go to Method 2 below if you are yet to register your router with mydlink.


Step 1: Go to

mydlink url



Step 2: Log in to mydlink with your mydlink account and password.

mydlink log in screen



Step 3: Choose the router from My Devices and then go to Settings.

mydlink devices screen



Step 4: Go to Basic Settings to modify your password. Click the down arrow for the wireless band you wish to change the password for in order to expand the section. Check the Show Password to display the password on your screen. You can enter a new password in this field.

mydlink password screen



Step 5: Click Save when you have made changes.

mydlink save password changes screen



Step 6: Click Yes to confirm the new settings on the router. It will take approximately 80 seconds to save the changes and reboot the router.

password change confirm screen


Method 2


Step 1: Open your Internet browser and enter
http://dlinkrouter.local or into the address bar.

dlink router url



Step 2: Enter the password for your Admin account in the field provided. If you have not changed this password from the default, leave the field blank. Click Log In.

router log in screen



Step 3: Go to the Settings tab and then click Wireless from the drop-down menu.

router wireless settings



Step 4: In the Password field, specify the new wireless password for the desired wireless band. Your wireless devices will need this password in order to access your wireless network. This may require you to update your wireless device's configuration.

password update screen


Step 5: Click Save to save your configuration.



Step 6: Click on the settings tab and follow the log in procedure for your my dlink account.

mydlink log in


If you do not have an existing mydlink account then you can sign up here and take advantage of the mydlink cloud service features.

register mydlink



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