Setup WiFi on the Dlink DMG-6661

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The Dlink DMG-6661 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 DMG-6661.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 DMG-6661

To get started configuring the Dlink DMG-6661 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 DMG-6661, follow our Dlink DMG-6661 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DMG-6661

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

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This is the wan page from your Dlink router.

We begin this wireless setup guide on the SETUP page of the Dlink DMG-6661 router. Start out by clicking Wireless Setup located in the left hand sidebar.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DMG-6661

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

This takes you to a new page.

Start by setting an SSID. This will be your network name, and can be whatever you like. However, we recommend avoiding any personal information due to security reasons. For more information on wireless network names, see our Wireless Names Guide.

Next, be sure that the Channel is set to either 1, 6, or 11. To learn why, check out our WiFi Channels Guide.

Now make sure that the Security is set to WPA2. This will provide you with the strongest security. Why? Read our WEP vs. WPA Guide to find out.

After that, be sure that the Cipher Type is set to AES.

Finally, select the radio button labeled PSK String and then enter your desired password into the box below it. Your password can be anything you want, but we recommend keeping it 14-20 characters in length and avoiding any personal information. For more tips, check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

That's all there is to it. Just don't forget to click Add/Apply and then Reboot.

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 DMG-6661 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DMG-6661 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DMG-6661.We also have the following guides for the same router: