Setup WiFi on the Asus RT-N66U

The Asus RT-N66U router is considered a wireless router because it offers WiFi connectivity. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones.

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WiFi Terms

Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Wireless Name

Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Wireless Password

An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.

Wireless Channel

Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.

Encryption

You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. If you are unsure, be sure to read our WEP vs WPA guide first.

Login To The Asus RT-N66U

To get started configuring the Asus RT-N66U WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Asus RT-N66U, follow our Asus RT-N66U Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Asus RT-N66U

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

You begin on the Network Map of the Asus RT-N66U router. To configure your WiFi settings, click the link on the left side of the page labeled Wireless. Then look to the top of the page and be sure that the tab is chosen labeled General.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Asus RT-N66U

Some of the settings on this page can be left alone, but there are a few that need to be changed as soon as possible.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings

After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. This is usually done at the device itself and not at your computer.

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