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    Changing SSID

    I have a new wireless router with a new SSID. All my computers have "joined" the new network successfully. I would like to change the SSID to something easier to remember. If I do, will I have to make all the computers (and iPads) rejoin this network by typing in the long password again?
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    rejoin this network by typing in the long password again
    Cut and paste from a text file perhaps would ease the task. Or change the router ssdi which is recommended anyway.


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    Yes. A new SSID is a new connection in wireless terms.

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    [QUOTE=wavy;968652][FONT=Tahoma][SIZE=3]
    Cut and paste from a text file perhaps would ease the task. Or change the router ssdi which is recommended anyway."
    Yes, it is the router's SSID that I want to change. I will repeat my original question.
    Do I have to reconnect all of my devices (using new SSID)?

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    [QUOTEDo I have to reconnect all of my devices (using new SSID)?][/QUOTE]
    As Paul T said, yes because it's a new connection.

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