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Configuring the Guest Access on the Belkin AC1600 Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router, F9K1119 through the Dashboard

The Belkin AC1600 Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router, F9K1119 comes with the Guest Access feature for the 2.4 GHz band.  When enabled, the Guest Access will create a separate Wi-Fi for Guest users to be able to access the internet but not the other devices on your network. 
This article will show you how to configure the Guest Access of your Belkin router using the Dashboard.  If you are using the web-based setup page, click here.  If you want to see a video on how to set up a Guest Network, click here
NOTE:  Make sure that your Belkin router is already connected to your computer before performing the steps below.

Step 1:
Open a web browser.
Step 2:
Type https://router in the Address bar then press [Enter] to access the router Dashboard.

NOTE:  You can also use the router's default IP address, it does not work, you may need to check your router's IP address and use that to access your router.  For instructions, click here.
Step 3:
On your Dashboard homepage, click the User-added image button.
QUICK TIP:  You may also click on Advanced Settings, then click Guest Access under the WiFi section.
User-added image
User-added image
Step 4:
Configure your Guest Access settings.

User-added image
Guest Access offers security for the Guest network.  By default, it uses the classic hotspot style called Cafe-style which provides no encryption and only prompts for a Guest password.  However, you can change it to use WPA/WPA2 PSK or WEP for added encryption or leave it completely Open.
You can also change the Network Name (SSID) for your Guest network, or customize a password for your guests to use if you chose the Cafe-style, WPA/WPA2 PSK, or WEP security types.  This will be the password your guests will use to connect to the Guest network.
Step 5:
Click User-added image.

You should now have configured the Guest Access feature on your Belkin AC1600 Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router, F9K1119.

To know more about the Guest Access feature of your Belkin router, click here.

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