How To Disable The Wps Button On A Router?

  • Step 1:WPS or Wi-Fi Protected Setup is a feature available in most of the wireless routers. This feature lets devices connect to the router without the network security key.
  • Step 2:To pair a device to the router using this method, the WPS feature should be enabled on the pairing device and then the WPS button on the router should be pressed.
  • Step 3:Since the WPS method is considered to be less secure, most people disable this feature to secure their network from unknown access.
  • Step 4:The procedure to disable WPS for some well-known router brands are given here.

For Asus routers:

  • Step 1:Open a web browser on your computer.
  • Step 2:Enter the IP address of the router to load the router’s login page.
  • Step 3:Enter the router credentials and click Sign in.
  • Step 4:Select the Advanced Settings option followed by Wireless.
  • Step 5:Click the WPS tab.
  • Step 6:Navigate to the Enable WPS option and click the toggle button to disable the feature.
  • Step 7:Follow these steps on how to disable the Wps button on a router.

For Belkin routers:

  • Step 1:Go to your router’s web access page.
  • Step 2:Click the Wireless menu followed by the Wi-Fi Protected Setup submenu.
  • Step 3:Select the Disable option from the Wi-Fi Protected Setup drop-down menu.
  • Step 4:Click the Apply Changes button.

For Cisco routers:

  • Step 1:From your computer’s web browser, navigate to the Cisco router’s web access page.
  • Step 2:Click the Wireless option followed by Wi-Fi Protected Setup.
  • Step 3:Click the OFF button beside the WPS option.
  • Step 4:Click the Save button.

For D-Link routers:

  • Step 1:Open a web browser, enter 192.168.1.1 (router’s IP address) in the address field.
  • Step 2:Enter the router credentials in the corresponding fields.
  • Step 3:Click the Login or Sign-in button.
  • Step 4:On your router’s web access page, click the Setup tab.
  • Step 5:Locate the Enable checkbox under the Wi-Fi Protected Setup section and click it to uncheck the checkbox.
  • Step 6:Click the Save Settings button.
  • Step 7:Perform these steps on how to disable the Wps button on a router.

For Netgear routers:

  • Step 1:Go to the Netgear router’s web access page, using its IP address, username and password and click the Advanced Setup tab followed by Wireless Settings.
  • Step 2:Go to the WPS Settings section.
  • Step 3:Click the checkbox beside the Disable Router’s Pin option.
  • Step 4:Click the Apply button.
  • Step 5:Contact us if you need remote assistance on the same.