Setup WiFi on the Dlink DWR-730

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The Dlink DWR-730 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 DWR-730.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 DWR-730

To get started configuring the Dlink DWR-730 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 DWR-730, follow our Dlink DWR-730 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWR-730

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.

We begin this wireless setup guide for the Dlink DWR-730 router on the Home page. To start configuring your wireless settings, click the tab marked WiFi and then Basic on the left hand side of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink DWR-730

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This is the wifi setup page from your Dlink router.

You should now be on the page you see above.

Start by making sure the Channel is set to 1, 6, or 11. Why? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

Now for the SSID. This will be your network identification, and can be anything you like. To learn more, check out our Wireless Names Guide.

Next, set the Encryption Type to WPA Personal, and then the WPA Mode to WPA2. This will provide you with the best security. For more information, see our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

After that, open the drop down menu labeled Cipher Type and select AES.

Finally, you'll need to set a password. This can be whatever you like, but a strong password consists of 14-20 characters and includes no personal information. Enter your desired password into the box marked Pre-shared Key. For more tips, take a look at our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Congratulations! You're finished. Just don't forget to Apply your settings before leaving 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 DWR-730 Info

Don't forget about our other Dlink DWR-730 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dlink DWR-730.We also have the following guides for the same router: