Setup WiFi on the Dlink DCS-930L

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The Dlink DCS-930L 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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This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DCS-930L.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 DCS-930L

To get started configuring the Dlink DCS-930L 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 DCS-930L, follow our Dlink DCS-930L Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DCS-930L

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

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This is the status page from your Dlink router.

Beginning on the Device Info page of the Dlink DCS-930L internet camera, click the choice at the top of the page labeled Setup. Then, look to the left side of the page, click Wireless Setup.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DCS-930L

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

You are now on the correct page to setup the WiFi. First, find the section titled Basic Wireless Settings.

Next, change the SSID. This is the name you give your network so that you can identify it later on when needed. Go ahead and give it a creative name but for safety reasons, don't use personal information. To learn more about this topic, read our Wireless Names Guide.

Just below that is the Channel. Be sure you are on one of the non-overlapping channels, 1,6, or 11. To learn why these channels are so important, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

The next section is titled Wireless Security Mode. Tick the radio button labeled WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK. Even better would be WPA2-PSK Only. You may be able to get this if you update your firmware version. To learn the differences in the security modes, read our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

You are then asked to enter a valid Pre-Shared Key. This is simply the password you use to gain access to your wireless network. Make sure when you are creating a password you don't use personal information. You should also avoid using properly spelled words. Read our guide on Choosing a Strong Password for more information.

Finally, 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 DCS-930L Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DCS-930L info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DCS-930L.We also have the following guides for the same router: