The NetComm NB304N 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.
Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.
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.
An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.
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.
To get started configuring the NetComm NB304N WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.
To login to the NetComm NB304N, follow our NetComm NB304N Login Guide.
If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.
Click the Wireless option in the left sidebar.
You should now see a page like the one above.
First, be sure there is a check mark in the box labeled Enable Wireless.
Then in the box labeled SSID: enter a new name for your network. The name should not include any personal information like your name. Learn more on our Change your Wireless Name page.
Click the Apply/Save button in the lower left corner of the page. Then in the left sidebar choose the option of Security.
This takes you to a page like the one seen above. There are 6 things to do here:
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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