HOW TO DISABLE MAC FILTERING ON DLINK ROUTER?

MAC address is a unique code that is assigned for each and every network device by the device manufacturer. As like IP address, you can identify a device connected to a network with its MAC address as well. When devices try to connect to a network, settings can be made to allow or deny access to particular devices using a feature that uses the MAC address, and the feature is called MAC Filtering.

At times, you might have to disable MAC filtering on your D-Link router. To do this task, follow the below-mentioned steps how to disable MAC filtering on dlink router.

  • Step 1:The initial step will be to ensure that you are connected to your D-Link router either over Wi-Fi or using an Ethernet cable connection.
  • Step 2:Next, open the default web browser on your computer. In the browser URL, type 192.168.1.1, the IP address of the router.
  • Step 3:The D-Link login page will pop up now. On this page, you have to enter your Username and Password.
  • Step 4:Usually, the default Username is admin, and the default Password is also admin. In case you have changed your Password, then enter the current (altered) one.
  • Step 5:After entering the Username and Password, click on the Login button.
  • Step 6:Now, you could see the web-based setup page of the router. On this page, click the Advanced tab.
  • Step 7:You will now find various MAC filtering options.
  • Step 8:Under ADVANCED WIRELESS-MAC FILTERING, click on the MAC Filtering button.
  • Step 9:Another page with the options to add the MAC address will appear.
  • Step 10:Now, you have to check if the checkbox beside the Enable Access Control Mode option is selected. In case it is selected, deselect or clear the checkbox.
  • Step 11:You have now disabled Mac filtering on your D-Link router.

We have now seen the steps how to disable Mac filtering on DLink router. For more queries, Click the call button available on the screen.