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Strengthening your Actiontec MI424WR router password
  1. To log into the Actiontec MI424WR router, open up a Web browser window (using Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) on a computer that is connected to your local network and enter in the Address field of the browser.

  2. Figure depicting Address Field

  3. If this is the first time accessing the router, you will be asked to establish a new password. By default, "admin" displays in the User Name field; however, you can change this to the user name of your choice.

  4. Login Screen

  5. Enter a strong password in the New Password field. Your password must be 6 or more characters long and contain at least 1 numeral. As you enter your password, asterisks (*) will display for security purposes. Retype the new password where shown.
    • Important: Write down your new user name and password and store them in a safe place. You will need them to create a home network, change your password in the future, or make any changes to your router settings.

  6. Select your time zone in the Time Zone field and click OK.

  7. Click Log out in the Quick Links section of the main Actiontec MI424WR configuration screen. Now that you have set up a new strong password for the router, you can return to using your FiOS Internet service.

  8. Actiontec MI424WR Router Configuration Screen

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