Setup WiFi on the Trendnet TEW-635BRM

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The Trendnet TEW-635BRM 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-635BRM Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-635BRM v2. 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-635BRM

To get started configuring the Trendnet TEW-635BRM 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-635BRM, follow our Trendnet TEW-635BRM Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-635BRM

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-635BRM router.

We begin this wireless setup guide on the Status page of the TRENDnet TEW-635BRMv2 router. Start off by clicking Wireless on the left hand sidebar.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Trendnet TEW-635BRM

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This is the wifi setup page from your Trendnet TEW-635BRM router.

This takes you to a new page.

Let's begin by setting an SSID. This is your wireless network name and can be anything you like. Enter your desired network name into the box labeled SSID1 (Service Set Identifier). For tips on creating a network name, check out our Wireless Names Guide.

Now for the Channel. This needs to be set to either 1, 6, or 11. Open the drop down list marked Channel NO. and choose one of the above. Want why this is important? See our WiFi Channels Guide.

Don't forget to click Save when you're happy with these settings.

Now click the option Configure SSID1.

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This is the wifi security page from your Trendnet TEW-635BRM router.

You should now be on the page you see above.

Start by opening the drop down list marked as Security System and choose WPA2-PSK. To learn why this is the best option, see our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Now, in the box marked PSK, enter your desired network password. This can be whatever you like, but we recommend including 14-20 characters and avoiding any personal information. For more helpful tips on creating a strong password, see our guide.

Finally, make sure the Encryption is set to AES.

And you're finished! Just don't forget to Save your settings before leaving 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 Trendnet TEW-635BRM Info

Don't forget about our other Trendnet TEW-635BRM info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Trendnet TEW-635BRM v2. We also have the following guides for the same router: