Setup WiFi on the Encore ENHWI-N2

The Encore ENHWI-N2 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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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 Encore ENHWI-N2

To get started configuring the Encore ENHWI-N2 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Encore ENHWI-N2, follow our Encore ENHWI-N2 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Encore ENHWI-N2

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

Begin on the Device Information page of the Encore ENHWI-N2 router. From there, to change your WiFi settings, click the Wireless option in the left sidebar. Then, beneath that pick Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Encore ENHWI-N2

You should now be sent to a page similar to the one you see here.

To get to the Security section, tick the link in the left sidebar labeled Security.

That's it, 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.

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