Setup WiFi on the Trendnet TEW-452BRP

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The Trendnet TEW-452BRP 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-452BRP Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-452BRP v5. 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-452BRP

To get started configuring the Trendnet TEW-452BRP 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-452BRP, follow our Trendnet TEW-452BRP Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-452BRP

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-452BRP router.

We begin this wireless setup guide on the Home of the TRENDnet TEW-452BRPv5 router. From here, click the option marked Wireless on the left hand side of the page. Then Basic beneath that.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-452BRP

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This is the wifi setup page from your Trendnet TEW-452BRP router.

You are now on the Wireless Basic page. First, make sure your Wireless is Enabled.

Next, you need to change your SSID. This is your network name and should be unique. This can be anything you like but it's a good idea to avoid personal information if possible. Learn all about the SSID in this guide.

If you need to change your Channel go ahead and use the available drop down list to pick channel 1,6, or 11. Learn why in this WiFi Channels Guide.

Save your changes by clicking the Apply button near the bottom of the page.

Now click Security under Wireless.

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This is the wifi security page from your Trendnet TEW-452BRP router.

On this new page, use the drop down list titled Authentication Type to choose the type of security you want to use. We recommend picking WPA2 for maximum security. To learn more, check out this WPA2 guide.

Set the Cipher type to AES for the best results.

Now you need to enter a strong password for your internet. Go ahead and do so in the box labeled Passphrase. This should contain at least 14 to 20 characters. If you need help take a look at this guide.

Don't forget to re-type your new password in the box titled Confirmed Passphrase. Then click Apply to save your changes.

Your network is now more secure, congratulations!

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-452BRP Info

Don't forget about our other Trendnet TEW-452BRP info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-452BRP v5. We also have the following guides for the same router: