Setup WiFi on the ReadyNet WRT300N

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The ReadyNet WRT300N 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 ReadyNet WRT300N Guides

This is the wifi guide for the ReadyNet WRT300N. 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.


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 ReadyNet WRT300N

To get started configuring the ReadyNet WRT300N WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the ReadyNet WRT300N, follow our ReadyNet WRT300N Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the ReadyNet WRT300N

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

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This is the wifi status page from your ReadyNet WRT300N router.

Once you've logged into the ReadyNet WRT300N router you'll be brought to the Home page. To start out click the Wireless option near the top of the page. Then click Wireless Basics located in the left hand side of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the ReadyNet WRT300N

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This is the wifi setup page from your ReadyNet WRT300N router.

You should be brought to the page shown above.

Begin by setting a Name (SSID). This can be anything you want it to be, however we recommend avoiding the use of any personal information. For more on this subject be sure to visit our Wireless Names Guide.

Next open the drop down list labeled Channel and choose either 1, 6, or 11. Why are these the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

After that set the Security Options to WPA2. This will provide you with the strongest security. To learn more check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Unfortunately that's all the information we have for this router. If it asks for an authentication type you should choose Personal or Passphrase. Next you should be asked for an appropriate password. This may be called the Pre-Shared Key or Passphrase.

Enter your desired password into the given box. Remember that a strong password consists of 14-20 characters and includes no personal information. For more help in setting a strong password be sure to take a look through our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

That's it! You're done. Just don't forget to click Apply before closing 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 ReadyNet WRT300N Info

Don't forget about our other ReadyNet WRT300N info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the ReadyNet WRT300N. We also have the following guides for the same router: