Setup WiFi on the Dlink DWL-G700AP

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The Dlink DWL-G700AP 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-G700AP.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 DWL-G700AP

To get started configuring the Dlink DWL-G700AP 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-G700AP, follow our Dlink DWL-G700AP Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-G700AP

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.

When configuring the WiFi settings for the Dlink DWL-G700AP router, you begin on the Home page. From there, click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-G700AP

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

This takes you to the appropriate page.

First, change the SSID to a name of your choosing. This name helps you to identify your WiFi network from those around you. Create a unique name but avoid personal information such as names. To read more about the SSID, read our Wireless Names Guide.

Second, you may want to change the Channel. Be sure you are using channel 1,6, or 11. To learn why these three channels are special, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

The third is the Authentication. Tick the radio button labeled WPA-PSK. You can get an even better security option by updating your firmware version that allows for WPA2-PSK. Read our WEP vs. WPA Guide for more information.

You are now asked for a Passphrase. This is the password that allows you to access your wireless network. We recommend using at least 14-20 characters in this password. Create a password that has some symbols, numbers, and letters in it. Don't use personal information in your password because this is easier to guess. Don't use words that can be found in a dictionary. These passwords are easier to hack using the right type of program. To learn more, read our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Retype your password in the box labeled Confirmed Passphrase.

That's all there is to it, just click the Apply option 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 DWL-G700AP Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DWL-G700AP info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DWL-G700AP.We also have the following guides for the same router: