Setup WiFi on the Flextronics DNA A211 I

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The Flextronics DNA A211 I 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 Flextronics DNA A211 I

To get started configuring the Flextronics DNA A211 I WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Flextronics DNA A211 I, follow our Flextronics DNA A211 I Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Flextronics DNA A211 I

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

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This is the status page from your Flextronics router.

This is the Device Info page of the Flextronics DNA-A211-I. From here, click the link in the left sidebar labeled Wireless. This opens up a new set of links, click the one titled Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Flextronics DNA A211 I

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This is the wifi setup page from your Flextronics router.

This takes you to the page you can see here. Use the box labeled SSID to enter a new name for your network. This is used for your network identification. It's not really important what you enter here, but we recommend avoiding personal information. Learn more by reading Wireless Names Guide.

Click the Save/Apply button.

Next, click the option of Advanced.

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This is the wifi advanced page from your Flextronics router.

This takes you to a page like the one you see here.

Here you can change the Channel. Make sure to use channel 1,6, or 11. To learn why, click this link.

Click the Save/Apply button.

Next, click the option in the left sidebar labeled Security.

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This is the wifi security page from your Flextronics router.

This takes you to the page above.

Use the Select SSID drop-down list to choose the SSID you created earlier.

Next is the Network Authentication. We suggest using the security option of WPA2-PSK.

A little farther down the page is the box titled WPA Pre-Shared Key. This is the password you use to connect to your network with this router. Create a strong password of at least 14-20 characters. Don't forget to use a mix of symbols, numbers, and letters in this password. Read more about password creation by clicking this link.

If you want to change the encryption technique this router uses for your wireless transmissions, use the WPA Encryption drop-down list to choose from AES, TKIP or both. We recommend AES because it is the strongest and newest form of encryption.

That's all there is to do, just click the Save/Apply button.

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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