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How to Setup your WiFi Modem – Hitron Gigabit WiFi Modem

These steps will help you set up your Rogers modem and WiFi. If you’re just looking to find, reset or change your WiFi password, see this article instead.

  1. Plug your modem coax cable to a coax wall socket.
  2. Plug your modem into a power source using the power adapter provided.
  3. Your modem’s indicator lights (usually the @ symbol located on the front) will blink for a few minutes as it connects online. Once the light stays green, continue to the Set Up Your WiFi section below.

 

  1. Connect your device to your WiFi modem.
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  2. Open a web browser and enter 192.168.0.1 in the address bar and press Enter.Enter the following default settings to access the modem settings and select Login:
    • Username: cusadmin
    • Password: password
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  3. Select Wireless from the menu at the top of the page.
    Then select the Basic Settings tab.For your dual-band Wi-Fi modem there are 2 Wi-Fi networks to set up (2.4GHz and 5GHz).2.4G is selected by default so start there.
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  4. Name your WiFi Network – 2.4GHzIn the Multiple SSID Settings section on the right, enter your desired Network Name (SSID).
    • When you want to connect a device to your WiFi, this is the name that will display where you check for available WiFi networksLeave all the other settings as they are.Select Save Changes.Now you’re ready to set up the 5GHz network with very similar steps. Dual-band support helps maximize your WiFi signal strength and speed for multiple devices. While the 2.4GHz network band offers great signal range and speed ideal for web browsing, the 5GHz network band offers faster speed ideal for video streaming when you’re closer to your WiFi modem.
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  5. Name your WiFi Network – 5GHzIf you’re setting up without an Ethernet cable, choose the new network name you just set from the available wireless networks and refresh your web browser. Otherwise, you’re all set to go.In the Multiple SSID Settings section on the right, enter your desired Network Name (SSID).
    • When you want to connect a device to your WiFi, this is the name that will display where you check for available WiFi networks.
    • We recommend using the same name as you used for the 2.4GHz network but adding “-5G” to the end). For example:
      • 2.4G: MASCON-WiFi
      • 5G: MASCON-WiFi-5G

    Leave all the other settings as is.

    Select Save Changes.
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  6. Set your WiFi Password(s)Remember to make your password unique and hard to guess, don’t reuse passwords or choose obvious words. We recommend using at least 12 characters, with upper and lower-case letters, as well as numbers and symbols.In Security Settings on the right, enter your desired WiFi password in the Password field.Select the 5GHz network name (scroll down if you need to) and repeat the same steps.
    • You can set the same WiFi password for both network bands.

    Leave all the other settings as is.

    Select Save Changes.
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  7. All Done!
    • If you’ve connected to your modem wirelessly, your modem will disconnect to complete the set-up process.
    • If you connected to your modem using an Ethernet cable, unplug it.

Go to your device’s WFi settings and connect using the new network name(s) and password(s) you set up. Once online, check a few websites to make sure your WiFi is working.
Don’t forget to update the settings for your other devices to connect to your new WiFi network. Write down your WiFi name and password and keep it in a safe place. If you need to access your WiFi modem’s settings again, the 2.4GHz WiFi password replaces the default password.