Setup WiFi on the ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI

The ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI 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.

Encryption

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 ZXHN H298N DIGI

To get started configuring the ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI 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 ZXHN H298N DIGI, follow our ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI

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

The wireless setup guide for the ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI router starts on the Status page. To begin configuring your wireless settings, click Network located in the left hand sidebar. After that, click WLAN and then SSID Settings below that.

Change the WiFi Settings on the ZTE ZXHN H298N DIGI

You should be taken to the page you see above.

Start off by opening the Choose SSID drop down list and selecting SSID1.

After that, in the box labeled SSID Name, enter your desired network name. This can be whatever you like, however we strongly suggest avoiding any kind of personal information. For more on this subject, take a look at our Wireless Names Guide.

Make sure to click Submit before moving on.

Now click Security on the left hand side of the page.

On this new page, start by again opening the drop down menu marked Choose SSID and selecting the SSID you just created.

Following that, be sure that the Authentication Type is set to WPA2-PSK. Why is this important? Read our WEP vs. WPA Guide to find out.

Now you need to set a WPA Passphrase. A strong passphrase can be difficult to come up with, however a good starting point is to keep it 14-20 characters in length and avoid any personal information. For more helpful tips, check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Finally, set the WPA Encryption Algorithm to AES.

Congratulations! That's all there is to it. Just make sure to click Submit 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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