50 Funny and Clever Wi-Fi SSID Network Names

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Let’s face it - manufacturer assigned WiFi Wireless Router network names are simply boring. Every time you need to connect one of your devices, you probably see a long list of names like Belkin04621, Linksys1019014, netgear, linksys etc. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Show your neighbors you have some personality by updating your router’s name to something utterly awesome and watch the party invitations roll in. Think of a funny or clever name when setting up your Wi-Fi router. What is the best wifi names you can come up with?

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Changing your Wi-Fi Router's name

So how do you change your router’s name? First, don’t panic - it’s not complicated and you don’t need to call in the Geek Squad. Second, find your router’s web address on the bottom of your router or from its manual. It’s generally 192.168.1.1 (or 192.168.0.1, 192.168.2.1.), but could be something else entirely. Just enter the numbers into your browser: http://192.168.1.1

and *presto*, you’re connected to your router and will be prompted to enter your password and username. The default username and password are also in your wifi router's manual or on the bottom of the device. Login, then find the field to change your network name, Wireless Network Name, or SSID. Save the changes. Simple.

After changing the name, you will probably have to reconnected your WiFi devices to the unit.

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More Like This

Sure, you probably have some great ideas for your router’s new name. But just in case, we have scoured the Net and have come up with our top 50 fave wireless network names. Changing the name does not compromise your security and may in fact increase it. Here are some funny and clever SSID names:

  1. It Burns When IP
  2. I’m Under Your Bed
  3. Pretty Fly for a Wi-Fi
  4. FBI Surveillance Van #119871
  5. DEA Surveillance #4188A87
  6. I’m In Your Closet
  7. I’m Watching You Now
  8. Skynet Global Defense Network
  9. Let Me Out Of Your Router
  10. Undercover Police Car #751
  11. I’m Cheating on my WiFi
  12. InterTubes
  13. Mom - Click Here for Internet
  14. The Promised LAN
  15. Because a LANnister Never Forgets
  16. Occam’s Router
  17. New England Clam Router
  18. Keep it on the Download
  19. Please Click For Identity Theft
  20. Network Not Found
  21. Bill Clinternet
  22. I Can Haz Wireless?
  23. Drop it Like a Hotspot
  24. Router? I Hardly Knew Her
  25. Viruses Are Us
  26. NotTheDroidsYourLookingFor
  27. NoFreeInternetHereKeepLooking
  28. Call Me Maybe
  29. Hidden Network
  30. IP Freely
  31. No Internet Access
  32. NSA Net Secure
  33. Get Off My LAN
  34. The LAN Before Time
  35. Untrusted Network
  36. Virus Detected! Do Not Join
  37. Malware Repository
  38. Access Denied
  39. Uncle_Touchys_Game_Room
  40. C:\Virus.exe
  41. No Wi-Fi For You
  42. My Neighbors Suck!
  43. Abraham Linksys
  44. IP-UP
  45. YerBabyIsReallyUgly
  46. John Wilkes Bluetooth
  47. Slow WiFi
  48. Optimus Prime
  49. WamBamThankYouLan
  50. TellMyWiFiLoveHer

To make your WiFi Network name more secure you should also add "_nomap_optout" to the end of it.  This prevents Windows 10 for sharing it and Google from indexing it.

When picking a name do not use your name, address, birthdate, kid's name, pet's name, or other personal information as part of the SSID. Do you have a vote for Best Wifi Names? Leave a comment below.

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20 responses to “50 Funny and Clever Wi-Fi SSID Network Names”

  1. MrSkrimps says:

    My SSID

    WINTERNET is Coming…

  2. Asquith Postlethwaite the Third, Esquire says:

    Mine:

    I’m Brian and so’s my wifi

  3. Aubrey says:

    A variation of #33 that I saw recently: HeyYouKidsGetOffMyLAN

  4. RAMSKII says:

    FREE WI-FI CONNECTION

  5. Anas K A says:

    Wife Eye

  6. Kyle E says:

    WuTang_Lan

  7. Dan says:

    I call mine “Hillary Clinternet”. Great for email servers…

  8. IronSpam says:

    Someone nearby me has “2_Girls_1_Router”

  9. Aladin says:

    I have double-SSID AP with “Ask Genie for password” and “Rub my Dick to summon a Genie”. There is actualy amazing origin story for this: When I set this up, I’ve had two hamsters, One called Dick, and second called Genie. Password was written on Genie’s hideout, and she (Genie) showed up only for food, or when her buddy Dick was touched.
    The funny thing is, that no one ever wondered, why is there capital D in “Dick”. They found it just hilarious, and so am I. That’s why I still use theese SSIDs even five years after Dick and Genie are gone.

  10. popai says:

    “Recharge Your Mobile”

  11. […] The default SSID i.e name of your hotspot network Airtel-E5573 is too boring. Who wants to remember that? change it right away to a cool and catchy SSID. […]

  12. Munch Macoochie says:

    Mine is “Rainbow Connection”

  13. Hakan Söyek says:

    My SSID:

    o==[]:::::::::::::::::::::::::>

  14. Mog says:

    Here’s mine. |¤\/£ μ

  15. Denise says:

    A neighbor’s SSID is “Bill Wi the Science Fi”

  16. Aakash Singh says:

    LANnister’s Regards
    Silence of the LAN
    LAN of the House

  17. gray says:

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  18. Burt says:

    “martin router king”

  19. Joe Mama says:

    My phone picked up a network named “We can hear you banging” at a condo complex where the walls are really thin.

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