Setup WiFi on the Huawei HG532f

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The Huawei HG532f 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 HG532f Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Huawei HG532f.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 HG532f

To get started configuring the Huawei HG532f 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 HG532f, follow our Huawei HG532f Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG532f

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 HG532f router you should see the Device Information page. To change the WiFi settings you need to first click the option of Basic in the left sidebar then under that choose WLAN.

On the new page that it takes you to, click the tab near the top of the page labeled WLAN.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG532f

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This is the wifi setup page from your Huawei router.

You should now be on the page you see above.

If you want to change the Channel, you can do that on this page. Locate the drop down box labeled Channel and pick the one you want from the list. We recommend using channels 1,6 or 11 only. Find out why in our guide titled WiFi Channels.

Scroll down the page a little bit and find the box labeled SSID. Enter a new name in the box here. This name can be anything you like. The SSID is how you identify local network. Learn more in our wireless names guide.

To change your WiFi security, look for the drop down menu titled Security. To find out what your available options are check out our guide titled WEP vs. WPA. Our recommendation is WPA2-PSK.

Directly below the Security is the WPA pre-shared key. This is the network password you use when you want to access the Internet. Create a strong password of at least 14 characters. Learn why it's so important to create a strong password in our guide titled Choosing a Strong Password.

Finally set the WPA encryption to AES.

That's it. Simply finish by clicking the Submit 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.

Other Huawei HG532f Info

Don't forget about our other Huawei HG532f info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Huawei HG532f.We also have the following guides for the same router: