Setup WiFi on the Prolink H5004NK Tattoo

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The Prolink H5004NK Tattoo 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 Prolink H5004NK Tattoo.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 Prolink H5004NK Tattoo

To get started configuring the Prolink H5004NK Tattoo WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Prolink H5004NK Tattoo, follow our Prolink H5004NK Tattoo Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Prolink H5004NK Tattoo

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

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This is the status page from your Prolink router.

We begin our wireless setup guide on the HOME page of Prolink H5004NK Tattoo router. To start configuring your wireless settings, click Setup near the bottom of the page. From here, be sure that the Setup tab is highlighted. Then open the WLAN drop down menu in the left hand sidebar and click Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Prolink H5004NK Tattoo

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This is the wifi setup page from your Prolink router.

This takes you to the page you see above.

Start by setting an SSID. This can be whatever you like, however we strongly recommend avoiding any personal information. For more on this topic, be sure to check out our Wireless Names Guide.

Now open the drop down list marked Channel Number and select either 1, 6, or 11. To learn why this is important, take a look at our WiFi Channels Guide.

When you're happy with these settings, be sure to click Apply Changes.

Now click Security on the left hand side of the page.

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This is the wifi security page from your Prolink router.

On this new page, start by setting the Encryption to WPA2(AES). To learn why this is the best option, see our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

After that, set the WPA Authentication Mode to Personal (Pre-Shared Key). Then set the Pre-Shared Key Format to Passphrase. Finally, enter your desired password into the box labeled Pre-Shared Key. This can be anything you want, however we recommend keeping it 14-20 characters long and avoiding any personal information. For more helpfu tips, check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Congratulations! You're done. Just don't forget to click Apply Changes before leaving the page.

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.

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This is the wifi guide for the Prolink H5004NK Tattoo.We also have the following guides for the same router: