Setup WiFi on the Dlink DIR-515

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The Dlink DIR-515 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-515 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DIR-515.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-515

To get started configuring the Dlink DIR-515 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-515, follow our Dlink DIR-515 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DIR-515

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-515 router. To setup the WiFi, click the choice in the left sidebar labeled Wireless Setup.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DIR-515

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

You are taken to a page like the one you see here. First, click the button in the lower part of the page labeled Manual Wireless Connection Setup.

Most of the settings can be left as they are, the ones that need to be changed on the Dlink DIR-515 are:

That's it, you did it. Your WiFi is now more secure.

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-515 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-515 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DIR-515.We also have the following guides for the same router: