How to protect Wi-Fi from QR code scanning?

In this recent days everybody know about the importance of the internet. The use of the internet is being wide day by days in the different field of use. It is used in the different sector for the different purposes. Now a days Wi-Fi is connected to each and every household as well as the offices for their own use.

In the house, Wi-Fi is connected for the study purpose and to use social media like Youtube, Facebook and many more. Depending upon the usages and the purpose and use of the internet, we subscribe the different categories of the internet. Among these, Wi-Fi is a method of sending and translating the language

. Wi-Fi (wireless federation) is a family of the wireless network protocols, based on the IEEE 802.11 family of standards. Wi-Fi are commonly used for the local area networking of the devices and internet access, allowing nearby digital devices to exchange data by radio waves.

While using the Wi-Fi internet, the security of the internet is the main important in these days. Now a days with the development of the technology, the modern and feature enhanced electronic devices been developed. In case of the Wi-Fi security, when we connect Wi-Fi to any modern computer or smartphones, they can easily shows the details (IP address, password etc.) of the Wi-Fi instantly. This may lead to the big problem.

Accessing the Wi-Fi to the number of the devices slower the Wi-Fi speed and our work can be affected. In the same manner through the access of the Wi-Fi access the hacker can easily get the important data. One of the way to check the unwanted access to the personal Wi-Fi security, we must protect it from the QR code scanning. For this follow the following algorithm;

Step 1 of 4: Finding IP address:

  1. Connect the Wi-Fi to your smart phone
  2. Click > symbol which lies just right to the key symbol. Find the option “gateway” (which lies at the lowermost right corner) or at the other place depends on the different devices.
  3. Note out the IP address and go to the chrome browser and browse the IP address.
  4. You will be asked to login by entering username and password. Put “admin” in the both username and password. (It may be differ from the different router, if admin/admin is not match try “user”).
  5. By clicking login, you are allowed to enter the router setup interface.
  6. In this step, go to the wireless (which lies at the left side).
  7. And then click wireless security.
  8. As u see the wireless setting, WPA is being selected. Change it to WEP (it lies at the top of the option)
  9. There is another option “Type”, select type to the shared key.
  10. Change WPE to the ASCII
  11. Go to the key selected option in the key 1 box. Put any five digit password( it will be your password so don’t forget)
  12. Finally save it.

Step 2 of 4: Reboot your router:

  1. For this see the red colored section just above the “save” option and click to the “click here”
  2. Click reboot bottom.

Finally, you have been successfully changed your settings.

Step 3 of 4: To change the settings to the default

  1. Go to the chrome browser and browse the IP address.
  2. You will be asked to login by entering username and password. Put “admin” in the both username and password (It may be differ from the different router, if admin/admin is not match try “user”).
  3. By clicking login, you are allowed to enter the router setup interface.
  4. In this step, go to the wireless (which lies at the left side).
  5. And then click wireless security.
  6. As u see the wireless setting, WEP (it lies at the top of the option) is being selected. Change it to WPA.
  7. There is another option “shared key “, select type to the “Type “.
  8. Change ASCII to the WPE
  9. Go to the “key selected” option in the key 1 box. Put any password( it will be your password so don’t forget)
  10. Finally save it.

Step 4 of 4: Reboot your router:

  • For this see the red colored section just above the “save” option and click to the “click here”
  • Click reboot bottom.

Finally, you have been successfully changes your settings to the default.

About Arjun Dhamala

Arjun Dhamala is the CEO of thereadmore.com. He is the student of statistics and permanent resident of Nepal. He is one of the Author in this website. Writing, reading and travelling are his hobbies.

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