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Today in this post we help you learn how to setup a Dlink wireless router with your internet Modem. we have gathered all the needful information & easy methods so you can install the Dlink router without any trouble. Please read the post till last and Get it configured.
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Setup Dlink router in easy steps
connects the modem with the router using the internet cable. the cable should be connected worm Wan port of the Modem to internet port of the Dlink wifi router.
Now some of the information you need firsthand before starting the installation process
- Internet Modem with an active internet connection.
- Computer or smartphone with Full Browser.
- an extra internet cable in case you want a Cable setup.
- power source to power router and modem.
Connect Computer with the router using the internet cable Or You can Connect with the Dlink router using the dlink wifi network. Go to your computer and refresh the network and see a new dlink wifi network. Connect with it then follow the steps further.
- Open any web browser on your computer.
- Enter 192.168.0.1 into the address bar.
- Enter “admin” as the User Name, and leave the Password field blank.
- Click the “Setup Wizard” button.
- Click the “Launch Internet Connection Setup Wizard” button.
- Create an administrator password.
- Set your time zone.
Connect Computer with the router using the internet cable Or You can Connect with Dlink router using the dlink wifi network.
Go to your computer and refresh the network and see a new dlink wifi network. Connect with it then follow the steps further.
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Creating a Wireless Network
1- Log into your router. Enter 192.168.0.1 into the browser window of a computer connected to the router via Ethernet.
2- Click the “Setup” tab.
3- Click the “Wireless Settings” menu in the left frame.
4- Check the “Enable Wireless” box.
5- Enter a name for the network. Give your network a name,
6- Select “WPA2-psk” as the “Security Mode”.
7- Create a strong password and please remember it or wrote it down somewhere because you will need it after setup.
8- Click the “Save Settings” button.
9- restart the router after setup the Dlink router and wait for 1 min.
Now your wireless network is active, you can connect you all devices to a wireless network.
Troubleshoot dlink router setup
- you can setup a Dlink router just by connecting with a modem with an ethernet cable.
- we always recommend resetting the dlink router if it is the old router.
- Reset dlink router and get it setup again.
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Set Up a D-Link Wireless Router
Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the DSL modem.
Then plug the other end into the “WAN” port on the back of the D-Link wireless router.
Connect wired computers to any of the other Ethernet ports on the router using another Ethernet cable.
Access the D-Link Configuration Screen
Open your web interface and type “http://192.168.0.1” into the address bar, then hit “Enter” or “Return.”
Use “Admin” as the username and leave the password blank when the login screen appears.
Click “OK.” You should now see the D-Link configuration screen.
Set Up General Security
Change your administrative password by clicking on the “Tools” tab and choosing the “Admin” button. Enter a new password under the “Administrator” heading. Confirm it, and click “Apply.”
Disable the wireless Local Area Network (LAN) if you don’t need to use the wireless access and you want to make sure no one else is able to access your network.
Under the “Home” tab, choose “Wireless” and select the “Off” option.
Enable Wireless Encryption Protocol (WEP)
Locate the “Home” tab in the D-Link Configuration screen, and click on the “Wireless” button.
Use the “Open System” button beside “Authentication.”
Select the “Enabled” button next to “WEP,” and set the encryption key to “128 bit.”
Set the “Key Type” to “ASCII” and choose a 13-digit password for the “Key 1” field.
Write down the password in a secure location.
Change the SSID
Change the SSID to make it more difficult for others to locate and use your network by clicking on the “Home” tab and locating the “Wireless” button.
Change the default SSID to one of your choosing, then click “Apply.”
Disable SSID broadcasting. Under the “Advanced” tab, click on “Performance” and check off the “Disabled” box. Again, click “Apply.”
Filter MAC Addresses
Click the “Advanced” tab in the D-Link “Configuration” screen and select the “Filters” button.
Choose the “MAC Filters” and click on “Only Allow Computers with MAC Address Listed Below to Connect to the Network.”
Enter the name and MAC address of the computers allowed to access the network, beginning with the one you are currently configuring. Click “Apply.”