Setup WiFi on the Trendnet TEW-430APBv3

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The Trendnet TEW-430APBv3 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 Trendnet TEW-430APBv3.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 Trendnet TEW-430APBv3

To get started configuring the Trendnet TEW-430APBv3 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Trendnet TEW-430APBv3, follow our Trendnet TEW-430APBv3 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-430APBv3

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

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This is the status page from your Trendnet router.

After you have logged into the TRENDnet TEW-430APBv3 you should begin on the Status page.

Select Basic Setting in the left side-bar.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-430APBv3

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This is the wifi setup page from your Trendnet router.

There are five things you need to do on this page.

  1. Change the Channel if you need to. Make sure to use channels 1,6, or 11. Learn why in this guide.
  2. Enter a new name in the SSID box. This is your network ID and should be unique. It doesn't matter what you enter here, but it's a good idea to avoid personal information as a security precaution. Learn more in this guide.
  3. Select the appropriate Authentication for your network. This is the security. We recommend the option of WPA2-PSK. Want to know why, check out this guide.
  4. Type in a new internet password in the box titled Passphrase. This should be strong in order to deter any potential attacks. We recommend using no less than 14 characters. We have a great guide on the topic, just click this link.
  5. Re-enter this password in the box labeled Confirm Passphrase.

That's it, you are finished. Don't forget to Apply your changes before you exit.

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 Trendnet TEW-430APBv3 Info

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This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-430APBv3.We also have the following guides for the same router: