Setup WiFi on the Dlink DIR-600M

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The Dlink DIR-600M 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-600M Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DIR-600M.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-600M

To get started configuring the Dlink DIR-600M 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-600M, follow our Dlink DIR-600M Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DIR-600M

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.

This wireless setup guide for the Dlink DIR-600M router begins on the Setup page. To start off, go to the Wireless tab near the top of the page. From there, click Wireless Basics in the left hand sidebar.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DIR-600M

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

This takes you to a new page.

Begin by setting a Name(SSID). This can be whatever you like, however we strongly recommend avoiding any kind of personal information. To learn more, take a look at our Wireless Names Guide.

After that, open the drop down list labeled Channel and make sure it's set to either 1, 6, or 11. Why is this important? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

Now for the Security Options. This needs to be set to WPA2 Wireless Security (Enhanced). This will provide you with the strongest security. For more information, check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

The Cipher Type needs to be set to AES.

Following that, be sure that the option PSK/EAP is set to PSK.

Finally, you'll need to set a Network Key. This will be your network password, and can be anything you want. However, a strong password contains no personal information and is 14-20 characters in length. For more helpful tips like these, be sure to take a look at our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

When you're happy with these settings, be sure to click Apply near the bottom 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 DIR-600M Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DIR-600M info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DIR-600M.We also have the following guides for the same router: