text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

Setting up the Belkin router using an iPhone®/iPad®

Setting up your Belkin router can be done in two (2) ways.  You can use the installation or Setup CD that came with your router and through the router’s built-in web-based setup page. 
 
This article will guide you on how to setup your Belkin router using an iPhone®/iPad®.
 
QUICK TIP:  Make sure that your router and modem are plugged in to the power outlet. And the Ethernet cables are properly connected.
 
Connecting your iPhone/iPad 
Setting up your router
Register product
 
Connecting your iPhone/iPad 
 
Step 1:
On you iPhone/iPad, tap Settings then tap Wi-Fi.
 
Step 2:
Tap your wireless network name (SSID) and enter your wireless password.
 
NOTE:  The wireless network name (SSID) and password are located at the bottom of your router.
 
Step 3:
Tap Join.
 
Setting up your router
 
Step 1:
On your web browser, enter “192.168.2.1” and tap Search.

User-added image
 
Step 2:
On the Let’s connect to the Internet page, tap Detect my connection.

User-added image
 
NOTE:  The router will establish and test the connection then it will check for firmware updates.
 
Step 3:
Once the connection is established, enter your preferred Network Name and Password. Then tap the Save and Continue button.  After changing the network name and password, your iPhone/iPad will be disconnected from the network.  
 
QUICK TIP:  Make sure to take note of your new network name and password.
 
User-added image
 
Step 4:
Reconnect your iPhone/iPad to the new wireless network name and password of your router.
 
User-added image
 
 
QUICK TIP:  If you receive Unable to join the network error message while trying to reconnect to your network, this means that you change the wireless password but didn’t replace the network name of your network.  To resolve this issue, select your wireless network name and tap Forget Network
 
User-added image
 
 
You should now have set up you router using your iPhone/iPad.  
 
Register product
 
After reconnecting to your new network name and password, you can easily register your device.  To do this, follow these steps:
 
Step 1:
On the web browser, enter “192.168.2.1” and tap Search.
 
Step 2:
You will be able to view your new network name and password.  Tap Great, what’s next?

 
User-added image
 
Step 3:
Enter the necessary information needed to register your device then tap the Complete Registration button.
 
User-added image
 
 
QUICK TIP:   After you register your device, click on the Thanks, take me to the dashboard button.  You will be able to configure your router’s setting on the dashboard. 
 
User-added image
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Was this support article useful?

Thank you for your feedback.

Additional Support Questions?

Search Again

CONTACT SUPPORT

  • PHONE

    Have questions about your Belkin product? Contact our support team. CALL US
  • LIVE CHAT

    A customer advocate will answer your questions. START LIVE CHAT
  • TWITTER

    Post your issue to Twitter, and we will reply in minutes. Tweet @BelkinCares
  • CONNECTED EQUIPMENT WARRANTY

    File a CEW claim for equipment damaged by a surge or power issue while connected to your Belkin product.Learn More