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 v5.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.

This guide starts on the Home page of the Dlink DI-624v5 router. To change the WiFi settings, click the link in the left sidebar 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.

The SSID should be changed from it's default value. The SSID is the name you give your network so you can identify it. We don't recommend using any personal information here. Read our guide titled Wireless Names for more information.

Now you need to check your Channel. The wireless channel should should be set to 1,6, or 11. To learn why these three channels are important, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

Choose WPA2 from the Security drop down menu. This is the most secure option available. To learn more about this topic, read our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Set the Cipher Type to AES for the strongest encryption.

PSK/EAP should be set to PSK.

Now, enter the Passphrase. This is the password you plan on using to gain access to your network. We recommend making this password strong, 14-20 characters long. The longer the password, the stronger it becomes. Use a variety of symbols, numbers, and letters. Don't use words, or at least misspell them. Don't use any personal information. To create a strong and memorable password, read our guide titled Choosing a Strong Password.

Enter that password one more time in the box reading Confirmed Passphrase.

That's all there is to it, simply click the green Apply button in the lower right corner of the page.

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 v5.We also have the following guides for the same router: