Setup WiFi on the Huawei HG659

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The Huawei HG659 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 HG659 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Huawei HG659 Vodafone.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.


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 HG659

To get started configuring the Huawei HG659 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 HG659, follow our Huawei HG659 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG659

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

router setup
This is the setup page from your Huawei router.

You can either click the Set Up WLAN button in the center of the page, or you can choose Home Network at the top. Then click WLAN Settings in the left sidebar.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Huawei HG659

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This is the wifi setup page from your Huawei router.

This puts you on a page like the one you see above.

On this page we will cover five settings. The first setting is under the Basic Settings drop down section.

Save the change, then open up the WLAN Encryption drop down section. Make sure to only make changes to the frequency you chose above.

Don't forget to save your changes.

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 HG659 Info

Don't forget about our other Huawei HG659 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Huawei HG659 Vodafone.We also have the following guides for the same router: