Setup WiFi on the Dlink DWL-G730AP

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The Dlink DWL-G730AP 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-G730AP.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-G730AP

To get started configuring the Dlink DWL-G730AP 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-G730AP, follow our Dlink DWL-G730AP Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-G730AP

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.

You should begin on the Home page of the Dlink DWL-G730AP router. To configure the WiFi settings, click the option on the left side of the page labeled Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-G730AP

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

Change the SSID first. This is the name you give your wireless network so that you can identify it later on. Be creative with this name but avoid personal information. To learn more about this, read our Wireless Names Guide.

Next is the Channel. Set this channel to 1,6, or 11. If you want to know why we recommend these three channels, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

Below that is the Authentication. The best option here is WPA-PSK. If you update your firmware you can get an even better security of WPA2-PSK. Read our WEP vs. WPA Guide for more information.

At this point you should be asked for a Passphrase. This is the password you use to access your network. Don't user personal information here. We recommend using at least 14-20 characters with a mix of numbers, letters, and symbols. To learn more, read our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

When you are finished, click the option near the bottom labeled Apply.

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-G730AP Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DWL-G730AP info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DWL-G730AP.We also have the following guides for the same router: