Password Dilema

  Bagsey 16:58 08 Nov 11

I am using a BT Home hub to connect to my BT broadband. It was set up for me by a friend and I dont know the password for it. This has never bothered me until today when I bought a new Kindle 4 for my wife and it is asking for the password for the hub so that I can set the kindle wifi connection. Can anyone tell me how to find the password that was used. There must be a way to do this but it is beyond my knowledge. Help someone please!!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:15 08 Nov 11

The passkey is on a sticker on the back of the hub.

There are two to choose from on the sticker. Just try them and see. Be careful to use the correct lowercase/upper case. if neither work then the Hub can be reset to default settings

  birdface 17:17 08 Nov 11

You could download SIW and see if it tells you or not.

I know with my daughters router you could reset it back to factory settings then install another password.Not sure if you can do it with yours or not.

  Bagsey 18:07 08 Nov 11

Thanks to both of you. I will try both of your sugestion when I get home this evening and postback.

  Strawballs 19:40 08 Nov 11

BT's home hub will have a sticker on it with pass key.

  mobing 03:48 09 Nov 11

i have met this for several times and have to reset it ! boring !

  Bagsey 17:38 10 Nov 11

Thanks to you all for the help. Problem resolved now. I had never noticed the sticker on the reverse of the Home Hub befor. Anyway my wifes new Kundle is now working fine.

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