Setup WiFi on the AirLive WL-1500R

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The AirLive WL-1500R 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.

Other AirLive WL-1500R Guides

This is the wifi guide for the AirLive WL-1500R.We also have the following guides for the same router:

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.


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 AirLive WL-1500R

To get started configuring the AirLive WL-1500R WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the AirLive WL-1500R, follow our AirLive WL-1500R Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the AirLive WL-1500R

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

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This is the status page from your AirLive router.

You begin on the Device Information page of the AirLive WL-1500R router. To change your wireless settings click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless. Then under that pick the option of Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the AirLive WL-1500R

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This is the wifi setup page from your AirLive router.

You should now see the page above. Make sure your Wireless is Enabled. Then enter a new name in the SSID box. This is the name you give your network so you can identify it later on. Learn all about this in our wireless names guide.

If you need to change your Channel this is the page you do that on. This screenshot shows channel 11. When choosing a new channel be sure to use channels 1, 6 or 11. Learn why in our WiFi Channels guide.

Click the green Apply checkmark in the lower right corner of the page.

Back in the left sidebar click the option of Security.

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This is the wifi security page from your AirLive router.

This brings you to a page like the one here. First make sure your Security is Enabled.

The next setting is the Authentication Type. We recommend choosing the option of WPA2. Learn why this is the best option in our guide titled WEP vs. WPA.

You should then be asked for a passphrase or Pre-shared key. This is the password you use to access your Internet. For a great guide on how to create a strong password check out our guide titled Choosing a Strong Password.

When you have finished click the green Apply button in the lower right corner of the page.

That's it, you have created a strong secure local network.

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.

Other AirLive WL-1500R Info

Don't forget about our other AirLive WL-1500R info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the AirLive WL-1500R.We also have the following guides for the same router: