Additional ExpressVPN Router App Setting Changes (OpenWRT)

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This guide shows you how to change settings on your OpenWRT ExpressVPN Router App.

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

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


Change the Wi-Fi/SSID name

Click Network along the top menu. You will see that, by default, both networks have the same name. This allows the device to pick the”better” connection.

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Select the network you would like to edit and click Edit.

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Scroll down to Interface Configuration and input the desired ESSID. Finally, click Save & Apply.

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Hide the Wi-Fi/SSID network

Click Network along the top menu.

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Select the network you want to hide and click Edit.

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Scroll down to Interface Configuration and check the box next to Hide ESSID. Finally, click Save & Apply.

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Change the Wi-Fi/SSID password

Click Network along the top menu.

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Select the network you want to change the password for and click Edit.

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Click on the Wireless Security tab and change the password (labeled Key). Finally, click Save & Apply.

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Change the router admin password

Click on System along the top menu.

Under Router Password, enter and confirm your new password.

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Click Save & Apply before exiting.

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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

Click on VPN along the top menu. In the side bar, click ExpressVPN Help & Support, and then click Reset Factory Settings.

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When asked to confirm, click Reset to factory defaults.

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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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