Setup WiFi on the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN

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The ZTE NetFasteR WLAN 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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Other ZTE NetFasteR WLAN Guides

This is the wifi guide for the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN Intracom. 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.

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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 ZTE NetFasteR WLAN

To get started configuring the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN, follow our ZTE NetFasteR WLAN Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN

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

router status mac address internet IP
This is the status page from your ZTE NetFasteR WLAN router.

Let's begin this guide on the Device Information page of the ZTE NetFasteR-WLAN router. To configure the wireless settings, click the link titled Network at the top of the page. Then in the left sidebar click WLAN and finally SSID Settings.

Change the WiFi Settings on the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN

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This is the wifi setup page from your ZTE NetFasteR WLAN router.

On this page, first use the drop down list titled Choose SSID to choose SSID1. Then scroll down to the SSID Name and enter a new name for your network identification. While this can be anything you can think of, we recommend avoiding personal information. Take a look at this Wireless Name Guide to learn more.

Hit the Submit button in the lower right corner of the page when you are finished. Then look back to the left sidebar and click the link titled Security.

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This is the wifi setup page from your ZTE NetFasteR WLAN router.

Once you are on this new page, use the Choose SSID drop down list to again choose SSID1.

Then in the Authentication Type list, choose the best security for your network. Our recommendation is WPA2-PSK. Learn about your different options in this guide.

Now set the WPA Passphrase. This is referring to the internet password and should be strong. We recommend using at least 14 to 20 characters. Take a look at this Password Guide for more help.

The last setting is titled the WPA Encryption Algorithm. For the best results, use AES.

That's it, just hit the Submit button 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 ZTE NetFasteR WLAN Info

Don't forget about our other ZTE NetFasteR WLAN info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the ZTE NetFasteR WLAN Intracom. We also have the following guides for the same router: