Setup WiFi on the Huawei HG532d

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The Huawei HG532d 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 Huawei HG532d Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Huawei HG532d.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 HG532d

To get started configuring the Huawei HG532d 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 HG532d, follow our Huawei HG532d Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG532d

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.

This guide begins on the Home page of the Huawei HG532d router. Start off by clicking Basic on the left hand side of the page and then WLAN below that. Make sure you're on the tab marked WLAN near the top of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG532d

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This is the wifi setup page from your Huawei router.

This brings you to the page you see above.

Begin by making sure Wireless is set to Enable.

Next you'll need to make sure that the Channel is set to either 1, 6, or 11. Why are these the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

After that you'll need to set an SSID. This will serve as your network identification and can be anything you like. However, due to security reasons we strongly recommend that you avoid any kind of personal information. To learn more take a look at our Wireless Names Guide.

Now make sure that the Security is set to WPA2-PSK. This will give you the best security. For more information check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Following that you'll need to set a WPA pre-shared key. This will be your network password and can be whatever you want. However, a strong password is 14-20 characters long and includes no personal information. For more help visit our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Be sure that the WPA encryption is set to AES.

Finally, make sure that the WPS option is not enabled.

That's it! You're done. Just be sure to click Submit before closing 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.

Other Huawei HG532d Info

Don't forget about our other Huawei HG532d info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Huawei HG532d.We also have the following guides for the same router: