Setup WiFi on the Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode

Thumbnail image of Setup Router Staff
Setup Router Staff
(Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode 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 DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode.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 DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode

To get started configuring the Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode 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 DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode, follow our Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode

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

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your Dlink router.

To configure the WiFi settings, you begin on the System Settings page of theDlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode router. Click the link at the top of the page labeled SETUP. Then on the left pick the option of WIRELESS.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode

wifi wireless
This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

On this new page, you first need to change the Wireless Network Name. This is the name you give your network so that you can identify it later on. When creating this name, we suggest avoiding personal information. To learn more about this topic, read our Wireless Names Guide.

Uncheck the box labeled Enable Auto Channel Scan. Then below that use the drop down box labeled Wireless Channel to choose 1,6, or 11. These three channels are the most you can get out of the spectrum without overlap. To learn more, read our guide titled WiFi Channels.

Now, drop down to the Security Mode. From this drop down list, choose the option of WPA-Personal. To learn why this is the best choice for home networks, click the link titled WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Next is the WPA Mode. For the best security, choose WPA2 Only.

The Cipher Type should be set to AES. This is considered the most secure.

The last thing you need to do is the Pre-Shared Key. This is the password you use to gain access to your network. It is also used to encrypt your private data. You need to create a strong password of at least 20 characters. Don't use personal information here. Don't use any real words either. To learn how to create a strong and memorable password, read our guide titled Choosing a Strong Password.

That's all there is to it, just click the Save Settings 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.

Other Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DAP-1555-Bridge-Mode.We also have the following guides for the same router: