Setup WiFi on the Linksys WRT350N

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The Linksys WRT350N 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 Linksys WRT350N.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 Linksys WRT350N

To get started configuring the Linksys WRT350N WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Linksys WRT350N, follow our Linksys WRT350N Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Linksys WRT350N

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

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This is the setup page from your Linksys router.

Our WiFi guide begins on the Basic Setup page of the Linksys WRT350N router. From here, click the option titled Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Linksys WRT350N

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This is the wifi setup page from your Linksys router.

This directs you to the Basic Wireless Settings page.

First, use the drop down list titled Network Mode to select Mixed.

Next, change the Network Name (SSID). This is the name you create in order to identify your network. It doesn't matter what you enter here but we recommend avoiding personal information. More information can be found by clicking this link.

Set the Radio Band to Auto.

Use the Wide Channel list to choose the selection of 6. Then in the Standard Channel pick either 1 or 11. Learn more about the Wireless channels in our WiFi Channels Guide.

That's all there is here, just click the Save Settings button. Then click Wireless Security.

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This is the wifi security page from your Linksys router.

This takes you to a new page, like the one seen above.

The very first drop down list on this page is titled Security Mode. We suggest picking the option of PSK2 Personal. Learn more in our WEP vs. WPA guide.

After that, you need to pick the Encryption. We recommend the encryption of AES.

Next is the Pre-Shared Key. This is the password you type into any wireless device you want to connect to your network. We recommend creating a strong password of at least 14 characters. Use not only letters, but symbols and numbers as well. Learn more about this in our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

That's all there is to it, just don't forget to click the Save Settings button before you exit.

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 Linksys WRT350N Info

Don't forget about our other Linksys WRT350N info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Linksys WRT350N.We also have the following guides for the same router: