Setup WiFi on the Trendnet TEW-432BRP

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The Trendnet TEW-432BRP 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 Trendnet TEW-432BRP Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-432BRP v4. 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 Trendnet TEW-432BRP

To get started configuring the Trendnet TEW-432BRP 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-432BRP, follow our Trendnet TEW-432BRP Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-432BRP

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 TEW-432BRP router.

This guide begins on the Device Information page of the TRENDnet TEW-432BRPv4 router. Click the option of Wireless. Then click the option below that of Basic.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-432BRP

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This is the wifi setup page from your Trendnet TEW-432BRP router.

You should now be on the page you see here. First, make sure the Wireless is Enabled.

Second, you need to change the SSID. This is the name of your network and should be unique to you. It doesn't matter what you enter here but it's a good idea to avoid personal information. If you want to learn more about this, check out our Wireless Name Guide.

The next setting is titled Channel. If you need to change your channel do so by opening the drop down list and choosing the appropriate channel for your network. We recommend using channels 1,6, or 11. Learn why in this WiFi Channels Guide.

Nothing else needs to be changed on this page, just click the Apply button before continuing.

Looking back in the left sidebar click the option of Security.

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This is the wifi security page from your Trendnet TEW-432BRP router.

On this new page, the first and possibly only setting right now is titled Authentication Type. Go ahead and open up the drop down menu and choose the type of security you want to use for your network. For the best security available, pick the one titled WPA2.

It should then ask you for a Cipher Type. We recommend using the newest form of cipher, AES.

Next you need to enter a Passphrase. This is the internet password. Use at least 14 characters. If you need help, check out this guide.

Don't forget to Apply your changes before exiting.

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-432BRP Info

Don't forget about our other Trendnet TEW-432BRP info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-432BRP v4. We also have the following guides for the same router: