The Edimax AR-7266WnA 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.
Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.
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.
An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.
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.
To get started configuring the Edimax AR-7266WnA WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.
To login to the Edimax AR-7266WnA, follow our Edimax AR-7266WnA Login Guide.
If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.
From the Quick Setup page of the Edimax AR-7266WnA router click the link at the top of the page labeled General Setup.
Second, click the new option of Wireless from the left sidebar.
Then choose Basic Settings.
This takes you to a page like the one you see here. The settings that need to be changed are:
You are then taken to a page like the one you see here.
That's it, you are finished.
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.
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