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Changing the Belkin router’s wireless channel


One of the best solutions to resolve slow and intermittent wireless internet connection is by changing the channel of your router.  You can choose a lower or higher channel to improve your Wi-Fi's performance and reliability.  This article will show you how to update the wireless channel of your device through the web-based setup page.  If your router uses the Dashboard interface, click here.


Step 1:
Launch a web browser.

Step 2:

Enter "http://router" or the router's default IP address, "192.168.2.1" in the Address bar and press [Enter].  If it doesn't work, check your router's IP address.  For instructions, click here.


Step 3:
Click Login.

Step 4:
Once prompted to log in, leave the Password field blank and click the Submit button.

 

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Step 5:
Under the Wireless section, click Channel and SSID.

 

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Step 6:
Look for the Wireless Channel section and select your preferred wireless channel.  Channels 1, 6, or 11 are recommended since they are considered as non-overlapping channels.


QUICK TIP:  Available wireless channels may vary depending on your region.
 

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QUICK TIP:  You can also change the Wi-Fi name on the Channel and SSID section.


Step 7:
Click Apply Changes to save the settings.

 

You should now have changed the wireless channel of your Belkin router.

 
Related Videos:
 
Setting up the Belkin router using an iOS device (Video) Setting up the Belkin router using an Android™ device (Video) Checking the wireless settings of your router

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