Setup WiFi on the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

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The Dlink AirPlus DI-624 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 Dlink AirPlus DI-624 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink AirPlus DI-624 v3.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.

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 Dlink AirPlus DI-624

To get started configuring the Dlink AirPlus DI-624 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dlink AirPlus DI-624, follow our Dlink AirPlus DI-624 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

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

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This is the setup page from your Dlink router.

Begin on the Home page of the Dlink DI-624v3 router. To setup the WiFi settings, click the choice in the left side bar labeled Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

On this new page, you should first, find the SSID. This is the name you are to give your network so that you can distinguish it from the others around you. Use your imagination here, but avoid personal information that gives away who you are. Refer to our Wireless Names Guide for more information on this subject.

The second thing you may need to change is the Channel. Be sure you are on one of the three non-overlapping channels, 1,6, and 11. To learn more about these channels, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

Now, drop down to the Security list. Select WPA2 from this list. This is considered the most secure option. Learn more about these security options by reading our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

The Authentication should be set to Shared Key.

Now you need to enter a Passphrase. This is the password you use to access your network, it is also used in the encryption so it should be strong, we recommend using at least 20 characters. To learn more about this topic, read our Choosing a Strong Password Guide to learn more about this topic.

Re-type your password in the Confirmed Passphrase box.

Finish by clicking the green Apply button.

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 Dlink AirPlus DI-624 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink AirPlus DI-624 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink AirPlus DI-624 v3.We also have the following guides for the same router: