- Different ways in setting up your Belkin wireless router
You can set up your Belkin wireless router in many ways either through manual configuration or through the Setup CD provided. The links below will assist you in setting up and configuring your wireless router for Internet access in different ways.
IMPORTANT: Before performing any of the steps in the linked articles below, make sure that you have an active Internet connection. The troubleshooting and configuration steps from each article are also applicable to routers that were reset to factory defaults.
Setting up the router
The topics listed below will guide you in setting up your Belkin wireless router for the first time.
Configuring the router according to your Internet Service Provider (ISP)
Depending on your Internet Service Provider (ISP), there are configuration settings that your router needs to have in order to connect to the Internet. The topic below talks about the things you should do when setting up your router with your ISP.
Configuring the wireless settings of your router
The links listed below will help you set up your wireless network. If you need help on accessing the setup page of your device, setting up wireless security, and checking or changing the Username and Password of your router, refer to the topics listed below:
Different types of wireless security on the Belkin router
Changing the Belkin router’s Wireless Channel and Network Name (SSID)
How to find the wireless network name (SSID) and password of the F5D and F6D routers
Connecting computers and devices to your network
This section will guide you on how to connect your computer to the wireless network. You will also learn how to connect devices other than your computer to the network.
Connecting devices using Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) on your Belkin router:
Connecting wireless computers to your network:
Connecting your Wi-Fi enabled devices to the wireless network:
Connecting an Android™ tablet to the wireless network
Connecting an iPad® on the wireless network
Connecting an Android smartphone to the wireless network
How to connect your Nintendo 3DS™ to the wireless network
How to connect your Nintendo DS™ or Nintendo DSi™ to the wireless network
How to connect your Nintendo Wii™ to the wireless network
Connecting your PlayStation®3 to a wireless network
Cascading your router
You can extend your existing wireless network by connecting two (2) routers which are capable of sharing network resources. This process is called cascading.
With cascading routers, you can improve the performance of the network without removing your older router and isolate the network traffic. For step-by-step instructions, click here.
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