Setup WiFi on the Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato

The Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato 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.


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 Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato

To get started configuring the Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato, follow our Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato

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

Beginning on the Status page of the Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato router, click the link on the left labeled Basic, then Network.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Buffalo WHR-HP-G54-Tomato

This brings you to the page you see here. Scroll down until you see the Wireless section.

That's all there is to it, simply click the Apply button and you are finished.

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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