Setup WiFi on the Xperio Labs XL-8121W12

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The Xperio Labs XL-8121W12 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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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 Xperio Labs XL-8121W12

To get started configuring the Xperio Labs XL-8121W12 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Xperio Labs XL-8121W12, follow our Xperio Labs XL-8121W12 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Xperio Labs XL-8121W12

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

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This is the status page from your Xperio Labs router.

After logging into the Xperio Labs XL-8121W12 router you should be brought to the Home page. To change your wireless network settings click Wireless on the left hand side of the page and then Basic Settings just below that.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Xperio Labs XL-8121W12

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This is the wifi setup page from your Xperio Labs router.

This brings you to the page shown above.

Begin by setting the Band to 2.4 GHz (B+G+N).

Next you'll need to set an SSID. This will be your network name and can be anything you like. However, due to security reasons we strongly recommend avoiding any sort of personal information. For more on this subject be sure to visit our Wireless Names Guide.

After that open the drop down menu labeled Channel Number and choose either 1, 6, or 11. Why are these the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

That's all for this page. Just be sure to click Apply Changes before moving on.

Now click Security in the left hand sidebar.

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This is the wifi security page from your Xperio Labs router.

First, open the drop down menu marked Select SSID and choose the SSID you just created.

Now set the Encryption to WPA2 Only. This will provide you with the strongest security. For more information check out our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Next set the Authentication Mode to Personal (Pre-Shared Key).

Make sure that the WPA2 Cipher Suite is set to AES.

Set the Pre-Shared Key Format to Passphrase.

Finally you'll set a Passphrase. This can be whatever you want, however keep in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and avoids the use of any personal information. For more help visit our.

Congratulations! You're finished. Just don't forget to save your settings before closing 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.

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