Setup WiFi on the Dlink DSL-3682

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The Dlink DSL-3682 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-3682.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-3682

To get started configuring the Dlink DSL-3682 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-3682, follow our Dlink DSL-3682 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DSL-3682

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.

Begin by choosing the option at the top of the page labeled SETUP.

Then in the left sidebar choose either 2.4G Wireless or 5G Wireless.

Choose 2.4G Wireless for a bigger wireless range but a bit slower data rate.

Choose 5G Wireless for a smaller wireless range with a bit faster data rate.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DSL-3682

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

On this page there are two settings we will cover:

Click the Apply button when you are finished.

Now select the option at the top of the page labeled ADVANCED.

The left sidebar changes at this point. Pick the new option of either 2.4G Advanced Wireless or 5G Advanced Wireless. If you picked 2.4 on the last page be sure to select 2.4 on this page, same goes for 5G.

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This is the wifi security page from your Dlink router.

On the new page, select the SSID from the drop down list next to Select SSID. This is the network name you just created on the last page.

Now use the Security Mode drop down list to choose the type of security you want to use. We recommend using WPA2. Learn why on our WEP vs. WPA page.

For the WPA Mode choose Personal.

The best Encryption Mode right now is AES.

Now skip down to Pre-Shared Key. This is the Internet password. Be sure this is a strong password with at least 10 characters. The characters should comprise of upper and lower case letters. It should also have at least one number and symbol in it as well. Learn more in our Creating a Strong Password guide.

When you are finished click the Submit button to save your changes.

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 DSL-3682 Info

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This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DSL-3682.We also have the following guides for the same router: