Applies to most 2Wire routers including: 2Wire 2700HG-B, 2Wire 2700HG-D, 2Wire 2700HG-E , 2Wire 2701HG, 2Wire 2701HG-B, 2Wire 2701HG-D, 2Wire 3700HGV-B, 2Wire 3800HGV-B
By default, the network name (SSID) will appear as: See 'Important Notes' section below
How to access this router's settings:
  1. Access login by clicking: http://home or
  2. Enter default* username: (leave blank)
  3. Enter default* password: "admin" or Default WEP or System key on sticker
* If you have changed the router's default login settings you will need to enter the newer username and/or password. If you are unable to log in to the router, please call 1-800-255-3700.
Where to find and change your router's:
  • WEP/WPA key: On the 'Home Network' page, 'Wireless Settings' example
  • Network name: On the 'Home Network' page, 'Wireless Settings' example
  • Authentication: On the 'Home Network' page, 'Wireless Settings' example
  • Default WEP key: On sticker by barcode (see Important Notes)
Important Notes:

SSID Information

  • 2Wire SSIDs will typically be '2WireXXX.' Where the 'XXX' represents last three digits of the router's serial number.
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  • If your router has WEP security turned on, you will need to change your WEP authentication type to 'WEP-Shared.' These settings can be found under 'Authentication Type' on the 'Home Network' page. Please note that changing this security setting will affect other wireless devices on your network. Your devices will need to be reconnected using the updated security settings.
  • Default WEP key

  • 2Wire router's have a default WEP key listed on a sticker on the router, typically by the barcode. See the image below for an example:

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    Due to firmware updates and newer versions of this router, the information on this page, including any example images, may not be the most current. We recommend that you ensure your router has the most current firmware update installed. Check with the router manufacturer for the most current information.

    If you need help locating the settings described on this page, or have questions on how to adjust them, refer to the router's manual, the router's manufacturer, or the internet service provider that installed your router.

    Nintendo provides this information for our consumers' use. It is up to each consumer to determine what security needs they have for their own networks, and to decide how best to configure their network settings to meet those needs.