Setup WiFi on the Dlink DWL-AG700AP

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The Dlink DWL-AG700AP 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 DWL-AG700AP. 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.


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 DWL-AG700AP

To get started configuring the Dlink DWL-AG700AP 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 DWL-AG700AP, follow our Dlink DWL-AG700AP Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-AG700AP

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 DWL-AG700AP router.

You begin on the Setup Wizard page of the Dlink DWL-AG700AP router. Click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-AG700AP

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink DWL-AG700AP router.

This takes you to the Wireless Settings page.

  1. Change the Wireless Band to IEEE802.11g unless all of your wireless devices are pre-2003. We recommend upgrading your firmware to allow for IEEE802.11n or IEEE802.11ac, these include all wireless devices made after 2009.
  2. Next is the SSID. This is the name you need to create in order to identify your network. Be creative but avoid obvious personal information such as names. Read our guide by clicking this link for more information.
  3. Now set your Channel to 1,6, or 11. If you want to know why, read our WiFi Channels Guide.
  4. The Authentication should be set to the best security available. This version's best is WPA-PSK. Update your firmware to allow for WPA2-PSK. Learn more about the security options by clicking this link.
  5. Set the Cipher Type to AES.
  6. The last thing you need to change is the Passphrase. This is basically the password. This is used in the encryption method so it does need to be strong. We recommend between 14-20 characters in length with a mix of numbers, letters, and symbols. Read more tips by clicking this link.
  7. That's all there is to do. Don't forget to click the green Apply button when you are finished.

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 DWL-AG700AP Info

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This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DWL-AG700AP. We also have the following guides for the same router: