More and more devices are now able to connect to the wireless networks. Therefore, setting up a wireless router has become a crucial part. Setting up a wireless network allow devices to connect to the internet from anywhere in the home. Want to setup any wireless router, but no idea where to start? The assortment of ports, cables and other components in any router leaves most people scratching their heads. The easiest thing to do in most of the cases is to follow the instructions that come with the device. But in case you cannot understand the instructions or cannot find them, then these general steps should help. These steps apply to most of the wireless router. Set up any wireless router with these easy and simple steps in a few minutes.
Before jumping to the steps, let’s see what are the things required to set up any wireless router:
The following things are required to set up any wireless router
- A Wireless router
- A Computer or a laptop
- Cable, fiber
- An Ethernet cable
- A Modem
Step 1: Connecting the hardware
Firstly, plug one end of the Ethernet cable into your modem and the other-end of the cable into your router’s WAN port. Now, plug one-end of another Ethernet cable into the LAN of your wireless router and other end to your laptop. Plug your router’s power adapter into the wall.
Step 2: Find the configuration page of your wireless router
It is a website hosted on the router to configure the router’s settings. In most of the cases, you can find the configuration page on the browser by typing the IP Address 198. 162. 1. 1. Press Enter.
Step 3: Enter the username and password
In most of the cases, you will be asked to enter the default username and password. The default username and password are usually on the sticker of the router. Enter the default username and password and you will get the access to the admin panel. You are now ready to configure your wireless router.
Step 4: Set up your wireless network
Click on the option called ‘Wireless’ and then on a box labeled as ‘SSID.’ This option allows you to choose a name for your wireless network. Enter a unique name for your wireless network
Step 6: Security Settings
You need to set up the security settings now. Use WPA2 security to protect your network from hackers. Make sure you choose a strong password and afterward store it somewhere secure.
And you’re off
With all these steps, your wireless router should be now ready to use. Now, Go ahead and connect all your devices and enjoy.
If you face any issue with your wireless router, simply reset your router to default settings by pressing the button on the router for about ten seconds with some sharp object. This will troubleshoot almost all of your problems related to the wireless router.
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