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Steps to Setup a Wireless Network Router

Author: Jasmeen Jackley
by Jasmeen Jackley
Posted: Aug 01, 2021

The router set-up may be a daunting task if you are working with the latest model. For some premium locations, the set-up would take just a few minutes. You can even change the location very easily for the Wireless Router. Hence, do not worry about the location as it can be configured and changed. More importantly, you must have suitable plug-in points where you want to setup the device.

Kickstart the Router Installation:Once the router is powered, you may proceed with the modem or internet connection. Ethernet cable provides the connection from the broadband to the router. After connection, you need to start it again and check whether it recognises the connection.

Then you start configuring IP and DNS settings from your laptop. Remember always to connect it with that ethernet cable during the installation. You make sure that you do not have any lose a connection even when Wi-Fi has interruption from broadband. After setup is complete, you are free to use it as a wireless connection.

Configuring IP & DNS Info in The Admin:For accessing the admin portal, you type the router URL in any browser. It is already noted on the router package. You do not even need an active internet connection for this. Enter username and password as ‘admin’ for beginning the installation procedure.

If you are not installing Broadband Router, you must register to the network protocol. It is available to the service provider. For using static IP, you need the details of gateways and network masks for locating the connection.

Connecting Additional Peripherals to the Router Connection:After you have set the connection, you may connect it to any computer by having the network name of SSID. Remember all connection details as you put in. Select the relevant connection from available networks. Use your username/password for accessing the network. The computers added are turned out as network computers that have multiple access and file-sharing phenomenon.

Secure Connection & Router:Now it is a huge moment when you decide to secure the connection for VPN Router. You may change your username or password anytime from the admin panel. Change SSID and disable broadcasting of the network.

Installation of person firewall will have its added benefit for secured connection.If you have some issues with setup, you must check the details for DNS, IP, etc. For troubleshooting or reconfiguring it, you may ask for the technical support team. It is not available online, and some technicians would do it for you within few minutes. You need to have useful links for availing of such personalised services. You will get top-level security and support for your router configuration.

There are many online forums where you ask for the resolution of your issues. It is quite hard to face for the first time, but next time you feel confident about the setup of routers. For more help, take expert advice and if possible, configure the setup with the presence of the Router suppliers’ team.

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