Setup WiFi on the Dynex DX-WGRTR

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The Dynex DX-WGRTR 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 Dynex DX-WGRTR Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Dynex DX-WGRTR.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.


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 Dynex DX-WGRTR

To get started configuring the Dynex DX-WGRTR WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Dynex DX-WGRTR, follow our Dynex DX-WGRTR Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Dynex DX-WGRTR

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

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This is the status page from your Dynex router.

You begin on the Status page of the Dynex DX-WGRTR router. To configure the WiFi settings, click the link in the left sidebar labeled Channel and SSID. This is found under the Wireless heading.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Dynex DX-WGRTR

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This is the wifi channel page from your Dynex router.

On this new page, make sure you are on the correct Wireless Channel. You need to be on channel 1,6, or 11. These three channels are the only ones you should use. To learn why, read our guide labeled WiFi Channels.

Next is the SSID. This is the name you create so you can identify your network when needed. It doesn't really matter what you enter here but we recommend not using personal information. To learn more, read our Wireless Names Guide.

When you're finished, click the blue button at the bottom of the page labeled Apply Changes.

Now, click the Security option in the left sidebar.

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This is the wifi security page from your Dynex router.

You are now on the Wireless > Security page. Use the Security Mode drop down menu to choose the option of WPA/WPA2 Personal (PSK). There are several options available to you here and if you want to know what they mean, read our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Next is the Authentication. We recommend using WPA2-PSK.

This automatically changes the Encryption Technique to AES. This is considered the most secure form of encryption available today.

After that is the Password (PSK). This is the password you use when you want to connect to your local network through the router. We recommend using at least 14-20 characters. Do not use any real words or any personal information. We recommend using a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols. To learn more about creating a strong and memorable password, read our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Tick the Apply Changes button when you are done.

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 Dynex DX-WGRTR Info

Don't forget about our other Dynex DX-WGRTR info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Dynex DX-WGRTR.We also have the following guides for the same router: