Manage Settings from the Web Interface

You can also access your MiFi 500 settings on the MiFi Web Interface.

The MiFi Settings page allows you to make administration password and preference changes; obtain software update information; and backup and restore files to your MiFi 500 device. The MiFi Settings page contains the following menu options.

Wi-Fi

The Wi-Fi menu allows you to change the Wi-Fi name and password, and select the maximum number of Wi-Fi devices that can connect to your MiFi 500.

web screenshot of WiFi Settings page

The Wi-Fi menu contains the following sections.

To change your Wi-Fi security, password and/or connection settings:

  1. Enter the desired Wi-Fi name in the Wi-Fi name field.
  2. Enter the desired Wi-Fi password in the Wi-Fi password field.
  3. Select the desired settings from the Maximum Wi-Fi connected devices drop down menu.

    web screenshot of changing WiFi name and password

    web screenshot of Settings page
  1. Click Save Changes whenever you make a change to finalize and save the new setting(s).

To display advanced settings options, click Show Advanced Settings. Advanced Settings contains the following sections.

Click Save Changes to save any updates.

web screenshot of WiFi Settings page

Device

You can access your MiFi 500 device settings using the Device menu. The Device menu contains the following menu options.

Preferences

The Device Preferences page allows you to display time out, screen sleep interval, select automatic shutdown time, select the USB mode, and activate or deactivate stealth mode. The Preferences page contains the following sections.

Web Interface

The Web Interface page allows you to display and/or change your Web Interface password. The Device Web Interface page contains the following sections.

Backup and Restore

The Backup and Restore page allows you to backup and/or restore files from your MiFi 500. The Device Backup and Restore page contains the following sections.

Note: You can only restore settings from backup files on your MiFi 500.

Software Update

The Software Update page allows you to access information about your MiFi 500 software. The Device Software Update page contains the following sections.

Mobile Network

Your MiFi 500 Mobile Network page allows you to select mobile network settings. The Mobile Network menu contains the following menu options.

Router

Your MiFi 500 Router page allows you to select router settings. The Router menu contains the following menu options.