Setup WiFi on the TP-Link TL-MR3240

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The TP-Link TL-MR3240 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 TP-Link TL-MR3240 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the TP-Link TL-MR3240.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 TP-Link TL-MR3240

To get started configuring the TP-Link TL-MR3240 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the TP-Link TL-MR3240, follow our TP-Link TL-MR3240 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the TP-Link TL-MR3240

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

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This is the status page from your TP-Link router.

Let's begin this wireless setup guide on the TP-Link TL-MR3240's Status page. From there, click the option in the left sidebar titled Wireless. Then beneath that pick Wireless Settings.

Change the WiFi Settings on the TP-Link TL-MR3240

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This is the wifi setup page from your TP-Link router.

This takes you to the page you see above. First, you'll need to change the SSID. Place your cursor in the box titled Wireless Network Name and enter a new name for your network. This is your network ID and can be anything you like but it's a good idea to avoid personal information. Want to know more? Check out this guide.

Directly beneath that is the Region. Make sure the region is set to the one in which this router is being used.

Now let's take a look at what channel you are using. Open up the drop-down list titled Channel and select the one you want to use. We recommend only using channels 1,6, or 11. To learn why check out this guide.

Click the Save button.

Now click the link of Wireless Security in the left sidebar.

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This is the wifi security page from your TP-Link router.

On this page, choose the radio button near the bottom of the page labeled WPA/WPA2 - Personal(Recommended).

Now let's change the Version. For the best security available right now, choose WPA2-PSK. To learn more, read this guide.

Go ahead and set the Encryption to AES.

The last setting you need to change is called the PSK Password. This is your internet password. Don't skip this step, your password is an important part of the security. Don't use fewer than 14 characters here with some symbols, numbers, and capital letters mixed in. To create a very strong and memorable password, check out this guide.

That's it, just click the Save button and you are done.

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 TP-Link TL-MR3240 Info

Don't forget about our other TP-Link TL-MR3240 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the TP-Link TL-MR3240.We also have the following guides for the same router: