setup configuration

There are different IPs available for the different router brands. All the router IPS are different like and depending upon the router providers. The IP selection is done by the router manufacturer. setup configuration is usually assigned for the routers manufactured by the TP-Link, D-Link or the Netgear. In this guide, we are are going to share the simple instructions for setup configuration. So, let’s have a look at how you can set up and configure the router using this address.

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Configuration of Wireless Router Using the address

For wireless router configuration, a user needs to plug in their router to the power outlet. After that, connect the modem to the router and follow the mentioned steps for the configuration of the router:

  • Open the web browser on your device. After that, enter in the address bar. Hit the enter button.

  • Now, you need to type in the default username and password whenever prompted. let ‘s take an example of D-Link router, by default the username of D-link router is ‘admin’. You have to keep the password field blank.  If you are using the Netgear Router, the default username will be ‘admin’ and the password will be ‘password’ or ‘1234’.

  • Once you get access to the admin home page of the router, go to the ‘Wireless’ section.

  • Here, enter the Wireless Settings Scheduling as ‘Always’.

  • Enter the SSID or Wireless Network Name for wireless router configuration. This going to be the unique identification name for your wireless network. Select the name wisely and it is recommended not to use any kind to personal information here.

  • Choose the Wireless Channel, this will help you in optimizing the coverage and performance of your wireless network.

  • Select the 802.11 modes as ‘Mixed’ or ‘Only’ mode if available.

  • Set the visibility status as ‘Visible’.  With this, you can broadcast your network name and also allow the other devices to seek your permission to get connected to your network.

  • In the Security mode, choose ‘WPA Personal’ and type in the password.

  • Your password must be of at least characters with upper and lower case words, digits, and special characters.  Your password must be strong and difficult to guess.

That’s it! These are the simple guidelines that can help you in the setup configuration. All the steps are pretty simple, do not miss any step and follow the guidelines step by step. 

There are many other settings that you can manage from the router configuration page.  Just make sure that you know what you want and after the make the changes. Keep your SSID visible, if you want to broadcast it. Some of the routers also support USB scanners, printers, and storage devices.  You can choose to share the network with these devices as per your needs. 

We recommend you to read the manual if you have any confusion or do not understand anything. For most of the users, the basic wireless router configuration is enough to keep your wireless network running.