Applies to Actiontec router: M1424WR
By default, the network name (SSID) will appear as: Actiontec
How to access this router's settings:
  1. Access login by clicking:
  2. Enter default* username: admin
  3. Enter default* password: password or password1
* 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: In 'Wireless Security' on the 'Advanced' page example
  • Network name: In 'Wireless Access Point' on the 'Advanced' page example
  • Channel: In 'Wireless Access Point' on the 'Advanced' page example
  • TX Rate: In 'Advanced Wireless Options' on the 'Advanced' page example
Important Notes:

Security Key and Login Password

  • The default security key and router's serial number can be found through the information sticker on the router itself. The router's serial number is also the default login password, beginning with "CSJ." The default login password is case-sensitive.
  • DS

  • Change the TX rate to 2mbps. This settings can be found under 'Wireless Advanced Settings' on the 'Advanced Settings' page.
  • Wii

  • Change the channel setting to 1. This settings can be found under 'Wireless Settings' on the 'Advanced Settings' page.
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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.