Setup WiFi on the Prolink H6300G

Thumbnail image of Setup Router Staff
Setup Router Staff
(Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The Prolink H6300G 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 Prolink H6300G Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Prolink H6300G.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 H6300G

To get started configuring the Prolink H6300G 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 H6300G, follow our Prolink H6300G Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Prolink H6300G

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

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

This guide begins on the Quick Start page of the Prolink H6300G router. To setup the wireless network, click the option at the top of the page labeled Interface Setup. Then below that choose Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Prolink H6300G

wifi wireless
This is the wifi setup page from your Prolink router.

This places you on a page like the one you see here. First, use the Channel ID drop down list to choose the region in which you are going to be using this router. Next to that on the right, make sure you are using channels 1,6, or 11. Click this link to learn more about WiFi channels.

The next section below that is the SSID Setting. Use the SSID Index to choose 1.

Now use the space titled SSID to enter a new name for your network. While it really doesn't matter what you enter here it is a good idea to avoid personal information. Check out our Wireless Names Guide for more information.

Below that is the Authentication Type. For the best security available, choose WPA2-PSK. To find out why, read our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

You should now be prompted to enter a Pre-shared Key. This is the password you use to access your network. We recommend using a minimum of 14-20 characters with a mix of numbers, symbols, and letters. To learn more tips in creating a strong password check out our Password Guide.

That's it, you did it. Before exiting click the SAVE button at the very bottom of 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.

Other Prolink H6300G Info

Don't forget about our other Prolink H6300G info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Prolink H6300G.We also have the following guides for the same router: