Additional ExpressVPN Router App Setting Changes (DD-WRT)

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This guide shows you how to change settings on your DD-WRT ExpressVPN Router App.

Important: Make sure you’re using the ExpressVPN DD-WRT router app. After signing into www.expressvpnrouter.com, you should see VPN, Setup, Wireless, ServicesSecurityAdministration, and Status in the top menu bar. If not, follow the OpenWRT router app instructions.

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Change the Wi-Fi/SSID name
Change the Wi-Fi/SSID password
Change the router admin password
Reset the router


Change the Wi-Fi/SSID name

Click Wireless along the top menu and make sure you’re at Basic Settings.

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Next to Wireless Network Name (SSID), enter the new Wi-Fi name/SSID for the network of your choosing.

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Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Apply Settings.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Change the Wi-Fi/SSID password

Click Wireless along the top menu and select Wireless Security on the left.

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Next to WPA Shared Key, enter the new Wi-Fi password for the network of your choosing.

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Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Apply Settings.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Change the router admin password

Click on Administration along the top menu.

Under Router Password, enter and confirm your new password.

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Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Apply Settings.

Need help? Contact the ExpressVPN Support Team for immediate assistance.

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Reset the router

Sometimes, you may need to reset your router. If you can access the expressvpnrouter.com interface, perform the soft reset. If you cannot access the expressvpnrouter.com interface or the soft reset does not work, perform the hard reset.

Soft reset

Select VPN along the top menu. In the side bar, click ExpressVPN Help & Support.

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Click Reset firmware to default settings. When asked to confirm, click Reset firmware to default settings.

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Hard reset

Press and hold the router reset button (located on the back of the router) for 10 seconds.

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