Router Support

A router is a physical component that can transmit information between two or more networks. Get instant router support guidelines on here.

HOW TO SETUP A ROUTER

Keep your Wi-Fi router in an area which is close to the devices you connect it to.Link the power adapter to the router and a nearby power outlet.Connect the digital subscriber line provided by your internet service provider (ISP) to the DSL port of the router.Turn on the router and wait for the lights to blink.Use an Ethernet chord to connect your computer and Wi-Fi router.[ ... ]

WHAT IS MY IP ADDRESS FOR MY ROUTER

The common home networks make use of the IP addresses that begin with ‘192.168’. Most of the routers have an IP address such as 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.2.1. If the router is to be set up and installed by an Internet Service Provider, they will know both the IP address and the password.On the desktop, click the Start menu and then click the Settings icon.[ ... ]

HOW TO CHANGE CHANNEL ON ROUTER

Perform the following steps to change the channel on the router.Launch a new internet browser tab and enter the IP address of the router in the address bar.Now, type the password for your admin account and then click the Login button.Hover the cursor to the Settings tab and then click the Wireless option from the drop-down menu.[ ... ]

HOW TO CHANGE ROUTER SETTINGS

Proceed with the following steps to change the router settings.The first step is to get access to the router.Click the Windows logo on the left pane.Now, click the Settings icon Network & Internet View your network properties.Note the Default gateway and the IP address.Enter the IP address in the address bar of the web browser.The Welcome page appears.[ ... ]

HOW TO OPEN PORTS ON ROUTER

Execute the following instruction to open the ports on a router.First, search for the router’s IP address on the manual provided to you by the manufacturer or on the label attached to the router.Windows users can click the Start button Settings Network & Internet View your network properties.Mac users can launch the Apple menu System[ ... ]

HOW TO LOG INTO ROUTER

The steps below can help you to log in to your router.Go to the manufacturer’s site by opening a new web browser tab on the device that is connected to the router’s network.In the web browser’s address bar, type the IP address of the router and press the Enter key.On the Login page that opens, type the username and the password of the router.[ ... ]

HOW TO RESET ROUTER

Perform the guidelines below to reset your router.Turn the router and then find the reset button at the rear of the router.Check whether the router is turned on.Make use of a pointed end paperclip to press and hold the Reset button for about 15 seconds.Now, the router will start to reset and then turns on. [ ... ]

HOW TO CHANGE ROUTER PASSWORD

To access the router’s settings, you can set up a password. In the same way, to access the router’s W-Fi network, you can set up a password. To change the router password, you need to log into the router’s EWS page. Follow these guidelines to learn how you can change the router password and router’s Wi-Fi password.[ ... ]

HOW TO SETUP VPN ON ROUTER

The types of VPN available include the L2TP/IPSec, IPSec, and the PPTP, which range from most to least secure. Do note that PPTP VPN is no longer supported by Apple computers running iOS 10 or higher.Follow these guidelines to set up a VPN service on your router. Though these guidelines are for a Netgear router, most of the basic steps will be similar for other brands of routers.[ ... ]

HOW TO CHANGE DNS ON ROUTER

Here are the guidelines to change DNS on router.Power on your computer and go to the Windows desktop.Press the 'Windows' key on your keyboard and type ‘cmd’ in the Start menu’s text field. Press Enter.The Command Prompt is opened. Type(without quotes) ‘ipconfig /all’ and press Enter.Locate the ‘default gateway’ field and copy that data to the clipboard. Alternatively, make a note of it. [ ... ]

WHERE IS THE WPS BUTTON ON MY ROUTER

The Wi-Fi Protected Setup or WPS button is located on the same side where the power button and reset button are located. It is denoted by a pair of arrows where one points downwards and the other points upwards. You can use this WPS connectivity feature to pair a networking device and another device such as a printer, mobile phone, TV, and so on

HOW TO HOOK UP MODEM AND ROUTER

Follow these guidelines to connect a modem and a router.Detach all the cables from the modem and router if you connected them earlier.Attach a DSL cable to the phone jack and splitter.Connect the DSL cable to one of the splitter’s output ports and the DSL port on your modem. Attach another DSL cable to the splitter’s output port and telephone. Attach an Ethernet cable to the modem’s Internet port and the router’s WAN port.[ ... ]

HOW TO BRIDGE A ROUTER

Follow these guidelines to bridge two routers.Before you begin the bridge procedure, you need to collect these details of the existing router to which you want to bridge your router.Router’s SSID, security mode, security key(password), and radio frequency band(2.4Ghz or 5Ghz)Go to the web browser of a smart device that is connected to the router[ ... ]

WHAT IS SECURITY KEY ON ROUTER

The router’s security key is the wireless network passphrase that limits the number of people accessing the router’s network. The Wi-Fi passphrase(security key) is mentioned in the label that is stuck on the router’s bottom/rear surface.By default, most router brands do not have a router password. You need to enter ‘admin’ in the username field and leave the password field blank when the router ‘Login authentication’ window appears. In other routers, the default password is ‘password.’ You can also refer to the router’s user manual to find the password. (security key)