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Setting up the Admin Password and Encryption key for WPA2.
Chero28kee
Newbie

I know that it is currently recommended that both Admin and Encryption passwords for WPA2 be a combinationof alphanumberic characters.  However, to increase added security is it possible now to use symbols along with the alphanumeric characters?  Please advise.  Thanks

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Re: Setting up the Admin Password and Encryption key for WPA2.
JustmeToo2
Enthusiast

I recently updated to a newer Verizon router/modem and am considering going back to my old one.  On the old one, I could set a unique Admin name instead of "admin" and I could use a longer WPA2 key that included symbols not just letters and numbers.  How come the "upgrade" has fewer security options?  Really backwards.

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Re: Setting up the Admin Password and Encryption key for WPA2.
Chero28kee
Newbie
I agree. It makes no real sense from a security standpoint not to include symbols and/or spaces within the WPA2 encryption key. I would definitely like a Verizon Router tech's opinion on this question.
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