Setup WiFi on the Dlink DIR-330

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The Dlink DIR-330 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 DIR-330 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DIR-330.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 DIR-330

To get started configuring the Dlink DIR-330 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 DIR-330, follow our Dlink DIR-330 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DIR-330

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.

You begin on the Internet Connection page of the Dlink DIR-330 router. To configure the WiFi settings, click the choice on the left labeled Wireless Settings.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DIR-330

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

You should now be on the page you see here. Click the large button at the bottom labeled Manual Wireless Connection Setup.

This directs you to a new page, that unfortunately we don't have. The first section on this new page is labeled WIFI PROTECTED SETUP. Do not enable this, it becomes a weak link in the security of your network. To learn more about this, read our What is WPS Guide.

The next section is titled WIRELESS NETWORK SETTINGS. In this section find the Wireless Network Name and enter your own. This is also called the SSID and it is the name you give your wireless network so that you can find it again later. Create a unique name here, but avoid personal information. Read our Wireless Names Guide for more information.

To change the Wireless Channel, first be sure that the box labeled Enable Auto Channel Selection in unchecked. Then in the pull-down list titled Wireless Channel, choose the correct channel for your network. Be sure that you are using one of the three non-overlapping channels. These are 1,6, and 11. To learn more about these three channels, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

Now skip down to the WIRELESS SECURITY MODE. Use the Security Mode drop down menu to choose the option of Enable WPA2. This is the strongest security available for home networks right now. To learn more about the different security modes, read our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Next to PSK/EAP select the option of PSK.

After that, enter the Network Key. This is the password and we recommend creating a strong one of at least 14-20 characters. Enter a mixture of symbols, letters, and numbers. To learn more about creating strong and memorable passwords, read our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Finally, don't forget to click Save Settings. That's it, you did it.

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 DIR-330 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-330 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DIR-330.We also have the following guides for the same router: