Setup WiFi on the Huawei EchoLife HG520v

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The Huawei EchoLife HG520v 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 Huawei EchoLife HG520v.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 Huawei EchoLife HG520v

To get started configuring the Huawei EchoLife HG520v WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Huawei EchoLife HG520v, follow our Huawei EchoLife HG520v Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Huawei EchoLife HG520v

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

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This is the status page from your Huawei router.

Once you have logged into the Huawei EchoLife-HG520v router you should see the page above. On the left side of the page there is a list of settings running down the page. Click the option labeled Wireless.

Then beneath that pick the new option of Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Huawei EchoLife HG520v

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This is the wifi setup page from your Huawei router.

This takes you to the page you see above.

Click the Save/Apply button near the bottom of the page. Then in the left sidebar click the option of Security.

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This is the wifi security page from your Huawei router.

You should now see the page above.

When you are finished click the Save/Apply button near the bottom of 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.

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This is the wifi guide for the Huawei EchoLife HG520v.We also have the following guides for the same router: