Setup WiFi on the Netgear FM114P

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The Netgear FM114P 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 Netgear FM114P Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Netgear FM114P.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 Netgear FM114P

To get started configuring the Netgear FM114P WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Netgear FM114P, follow our Netgear FM114P Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Netgear FM114P

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

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This is the status page from your Netgear router.

This guide begins on the Status page of the Netgear FM114P router. To change the WiFi settings, click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless under Setup.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Netgear FM114P

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This is the wifi setup page from your Netgear router.

On this new page find the box labeled SSID (Service Set Identifier) and enter a new name for your network ID. While it really doesn't matter what you enter here we recommend avoiding personal information. Find out more in our Wireless Names Guide.

The next setting is called Channel No. Make sure you are using channel 1,6, or 11. To find out why these three channels are special, read our WiFi Channels Guide.

Below that is the WEP Status. This router only has this option for security. WEP is a dated and no longer secure. Please read our WEP vs. WPA Guide for more info on the topic. Our recommendation is to update your firmware to allow for the option of WPA2-PSK.

That's all that can be done here. Before you exit don't forget to save your changes by clicking Apply.

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 Netgear FM114P Info

Don't forget about our other Netgear FM114P info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Netgear FM114P.We also have the following guides for the same router: