Setup WiFi on the Dlink GO-RT-N150

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The Dlink GO-RT-N150 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 GO-RT-N150.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 GO-RT-N150

To get started configuring the Dlink GO-RT-N150 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 GO-RT-N150, follow our Dlink GO-RT-N150 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dlink GO-RT-N150

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.

The wireless setup guide for the Dlink GO-RT-N150 router begins on the Home page. Start out by clicking Manual Setup near the bottom of the page. From there click Wireless Settings in the left hand sidebar. Then click Setup near the top of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dlink GO-RT-N150

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This is the wifi network page from your Dlink router.

You should now see a page like the one you see above. Select the option of Manual Wireless Network Setup.

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This is the wifi network page from your Dlink router.
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This is the wifi security page from your Dlink router.

This brings you to the page you see above.

Start out by setting a Wireless Network Name. This will serve as your network identification and can be anything you like. However, due to security reasons we strongly recommend avoiding any personal information. To learn more check out our Wireless Names Guide.

Next, disable the option labeled Enable Auto Channel Selection and open the drop down menu marked Wireless Channel. Set it to either 1, 6, or 11. Want to learn why these are the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

Set the Security Mode to Enable WPA/WPA2 Wireless Security (enhanced). If this is not an option we strongly recommend that you update your firmware. For more information check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Make sure that the Cipher Type is set to AES.

Lastly you'll need to set a Network Key. This will be your network password and can be anything you like. However keep in mind that a strong password consists of 14-20 characters and includes no personal information. For more help take a look at our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Congratulations! You're finished. Just be sure to save your changes before closing 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 GO-RT-N150 Info

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This is the wifi guide for the Dlink GO-RT-N150.We also have the following guides for the same router: