Setup WiFi on the Dlink DHP-1565

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The Dlink DHP-1565 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 DHP-1565.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.


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 DHP-1565

To get started configuring the Dlink DHP-1565 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 DHP-1565, follow our Dlink DHP-1565 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DHP-1565

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.

We begin this wireless setup guide for the Dlink DHP-1565 router on the SETUP page. Start off by clicking WIRELESS SETTINGS on the left hand side of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DHP-1565

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This is the wifi network page from your Dlink router.

You should now be on the page you see above.

Begin by clicking the box labeled Enable Wireless and setting it to Always.

Following that you'll need to set a Wireless Network Name. This can be anything you like, however we strongly recommend that you avoid any sort of personal information. To learn more check out our Wireless Names Guide.

Next make sure that the Enable Auto Channel Scan is off. From there set the Wireless Channel to either 1, 6, or 11. Want to know why these are the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide.

Now open the drop down menu labeled Security Mode and select WPA2 only.

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This is the wifi security page from your Dlink router.

After that make sure that the WPA Mode is set to WPA2. This will provide you with the strongest security. Why? Take a look at our WEP vs. WPA Guide to find out.

Be sure that the Cipher Type is set to AES.

Lastly you need to set a Pre-Shared Key. This will be your network password and can be anything you like. However keep in mind that a strong password consists of 14-20 characters and includes no personal information. For more help check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

That's it! You're finished. Just don't forget to click Save Settings near the top 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 DHP-1565 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DHP-1565 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DHP-1565.We also have the following guides for the same router: