Arris/Cisco setting WiFi channel to Auto

In order to change WiFi channel to AUTO please follow the below steps:

  • Log-in to your Modem Interface by opening a web browser and type in the address bar 192.168.0.1 and press Enter (you will have to be connected directly with the modem and no router should be present)
Address bar

For Cisco modem:

  • You will be redirected to the user interface where you will be prompted to input Username and Password
User interface login page
  • Leave you username and password empty and click on Log in
  • The modem’s interface is now displayed. To change the wireless frequency, click on Wireless and Radio Settings (as shown below)
User interface - radio settings
  • Once you are in the Radio Settings section, change the Channel Width and the Channel both to Auto
Changing channel width and channel to auto
  • Click Save Settings, close your browser and check your connection

For Arris modem:

  • You will be redirected to the user interface were you will be prompted to input Username and Password
Arris user interface login page
  • Type ADMIN as Username & PASSWORD as password in order to log-in
  • You will be redirected to the Basic Setup page, select whether you are going to change the 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz channel
User interface - system basic setup
  • Make sure that channel is set to Auto to get the best WiFi performance possible
Setting channel to Auto