Setup WiFi on the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

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The Dlink DSL-2760U-BN 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 DSL-2760U-BN.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 DSL-2760U-BN

To get started configuring the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN 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 DSL-2760U-BN, follow our Dlink DSL-2760U-BN Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

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.

You begin on the Device Info page of the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN router. To configure the WiFi settings click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless. Then, under that, click the option of Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

On this new page, use the box labeled SSID and enter a new name for your wireless network. This name will be how you identify your network from the others around you. Be creative, but avoid personal information. To learn more about this topic, read our guide titled Wireless Names.

Click the Apply/Save button. Then, looking to the left in the sidebar click the option of Advanced.

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This is the wifi advanced page from your Dlink router.

This takes you to the page you see here. All that needs to be done on this page, is the Channel. Be sure you are on the correct channel, 1,6, or 11. To learn why these channels are the only ones you should be using, read our guide titled WiFi Channels.

Click the Apply/Save button at the bottom of the page. Then, look over to the left and click the link titled Security.

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This is the wifi security page from your Dlink router.

The first section on this page is titled WSC Setup. Do not use WSC. This is the same as WPS, please read our guide on the topic by clicking this link to learn more about WSC.

Scroll down the page until you come to the section titled Manual Setup AP.

First, select the SSID you just created from the Select SSID drop down menu.

Next is the Network Authentication. Choose the best security option for your network. Our recommendation is the use of WPA2-PSK. To learn what this is and why it is the best choice, read our guide titled WEP vs. WPA.

After that is the WPA Pre-Shared Key. This is the password you use to access your network. It is also used in the encryption method and needs to be strong. We recommend using at least 14-20 characters with a mix of letters, symbols, and numbers. to learn how to create a strong password that is also memorable, read our guide on the topic called Choosing a Strong Password.

One other thing you can change if you want to is the type of encryption you plan on using. Use the box titled WPA Encryption and choose between TKIP, AES, or both. Our recommendation is the most secure option of AES.

All that is left is to click the Apply/Save button near the bottom before exiting.

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.

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