Setup WiFi on the Dlink DWL-G820

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The Dlink DWL-G820 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.

Other Dlink DWL-G820 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DWL-G820.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-G820

To get started configuring the Dlink DWL-G820 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-G820, follow our Dlink DWL-G820 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-G820

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.

For the Dlink DWL-G820 router you begin on the Dlink DWL-G820 page. Click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWL-G820

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

You are now on the correct page to make some basic adjustments.

To get to the next page, click the option at the top of the page labeled Advanced. Then, pick Encryption on the left.

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This is the general page from your Dlink router.

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-G820 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DWL-G820 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DWL-G820.We also have the following guides for the same router: