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Network key i need the wpa key for my apple router

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  • bavk Mar 28, 2009

    Hi

    My network key is already filled in with dots, and the "show key" box is grayed out. I did not put any network key in. How can I find out what it is?

    Thanks in advance.



  • bavk May 11, 2010

    My network key is already filled in and is hidden by those dots. The "show key" button is greyed out. How can I find out what the key is?

    Thanks in advance.


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Hi gamejunky,
in order to get your WPA key on your router you will need to access your internal router configuration.  To do this you will need first your default gateway IP address, that is your IP address of your router.
If you are not sure what it is you will have to check your network settings, and under TCP/IP look for Default Gateway.
Once you have the IP enter it into your web browser address bar and hit enter.  You will then be prompted for a login to your router which should be default unless you set it.  The default is usually "default" or "admin" or "password" or some variation.
After this you should browse to your router security settings section and under WPA enter in a shared key.  Write it down somewhere safe, and you are done!
Hope this helps, and please take the time to vote!

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