Jio-Fi is internet modem developed by Reliance Industries for Jio SIM users to access 4g without a 4g phone. This device work as a hotspot which allows us to connect our phones, tablets, and computers to it, to access the internet. You have to insert a Jio SIM card in it with an active data plan, you can also make calls from your phone via Jio 4g Voice app.
Jio 4g Voice is an app which helps to make calls on those phones which don’t support VoLTE callings as Jio SIM supports VoLTE based calls. If your phone doesn’t support VoLTE you won’t be able to make calls but you can access the internet.
How To Change Jio-Fi Password
Before changing the password you need to connect to the Jio-Fi by any device (Phone or laptop). If you don’t know the current password, open your Jio-Fi packing box and you will find the default password there, or alternatively, you can connect Jio-Fi without the password by using WPS, check here
After connecting any device to the Jio-Fi follow these steps
- Open any latest browser, I will recommend you to use Google Chrome browser
- Type the following IP Address in the URL bar without any space – 192.168.1.1 or type local.jiofi.html , it will open the Jio-Fi Modem Control Panel as shown in the screenshot
- Click on the login button from the top right side and enter the credentials, the default control panel credentials are administrator, administrator as username and password respectively.
- Now you are logged into the Modem Control Panel, from the top menu click on Settings Tab and from the left side click on the Wi-Fi tab and find the Security Key input, type here the password which you want to set as your new default password and click on update. In the SSID input option type the name of Jio-Fi which you want to set.
After clicking on update it will disconnect your device from the Jio-Fi and you will have to reconnect to it using the new password.
You can follow this process also on mobile if you don’t have a laptop or desktop.
Why You Should Change Control Panel Credentials
The default username and password of Modem control panel is administrator two times, if someone is using your Jio-Fi, he/she can change your Jio-fi password, So you must change the control panel password