Set up Wireless on AP D-Link DIR-895L

Diagram connection between Modem + AP D-Link + Computer

  1. Open a Browser, type 192.168.0.1 > do not enter the password > press Login
  2. Go to Settings > Wireless
  3. Enable Smart Connect
    • Smart Connect : select Enable, it’ll show only 1 SSID name and AP will auto choose for device to get 2.4GHz or 5GHz
    • Wi-Fi Name (SSID) : enter preferred name
    • Password : contain at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
    • Advanced Settings : when click, tab for more settings will appear
    • Security Mode :
      • Select None when don’t want to enter Wireless password
      • Select WPA/WPA2-Personal : set password contains at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
    • WPS-PBC Status : select Enabled to enable WPS , Disable to disable
    • WPS-PIN Status : select Locked to turn off, select Unlock to turn on
    • On completed, press SAVE
  4. Disable Smart Connect : if Smart Connect is disabled, it’ll show 3 Wireless names
    • 2.4GHz
    • 5GHz (Low Band : CH ten digit)
    • 5GHz (High Band : CH hundred digit)
    • WPS
  5. 2.4GHz
    • Disabled Wireless 2.4GHz > Status choose Disable > press SAVE
    • Enabled Wireless 2.4GHz
      • Status : select Enabled
      • Wi-Fi Name(SSID) : enter preferred name
      • Password : contain at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
      • Advanced Settings : when click, tab for more settings will appear
      • Security Mode : Select None if don’t want set Wireless password or select WPA/WPA2-Personal and set the password contains at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
      • 802.11 Mode : select preferred Mode (by default is mixed Mode)
      • Wi-Fi Channel :choose preferred Channel (if choose Auto, when AP is turned off-on, AP will auto choose suitable Channel in that area)
      • Visibility Status : choose Visible, Invisible is chosen when want to hide network name
      • Once completed, press SAVE
  6. 5GHz (Low Band : CH ten digit)
    • Disabled Wireless 5GHz > Status select Disable > press SAVE
    • Enabled Wireless 5GHz
      • Status : select Enabled
      • Wi-Fi Name (SSID) : enter preferred name
      • Password : contain at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
      • Advanced Settings : when click, tab for more settings will appear
      • Security Mode : Select None if don’t want set Wireless password or select WPA/WPA2-Personal and set the password contains at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
      • 802.11 Mode : select preferred Mode (by default is mixed Mode)
      • Wi-Fi Channel : choose preferred Channel (if choose Auto, when AP is turned off-on, AP will auto choose suitable Channel in that area)
      • Visibility Status : choose Visible, Invisible is chosen when want to hide network name
      • Once completed, press SAVE
  7. 5GHz (High Band : CH hundre digit)
    • Disabled Wireless 5GHz > Status select Disable > press SAVE
    • Enabled Wireless 5GHz
      • Status : select Enabled
      • Wi-Fi Name(SSID) : enter preferred name
      • Password : contain at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
      • Advanced Settings : when click, tab for more settings will appear
      • Security Mode : Select None if don’t want set Wireless password or select WPA/WPA2-Personal and set the password contains at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
      • 802.11 Mode : select preferred Mode (by default is mixed Mode)
      • Wi-Fi Channel : choose preferred Channel (if choose Auto, when AP is turned off-on, AP will auto choose suitable Channel in that area)
      • Visibility Status : choose Visible, Invisible is chosen when want to hide network name
      • Once completed, press SAVE
  8. WPS
    • WPS-PBC Status : select Enabled to enable WPS , Disable to disable
    • WPS-PIN Status : select Locked to turn off, select Unlock to turn on
    • Once completed, press SAVE
  9. Wi-Fi Guest Zone :is the mode to share network name for Internet connection only, cannot configure AP > on Wireless page, click Guest Zone
  10. Guest Zone
    • Status : by default is Disabled, or choose Enabled to enable
    • Wi-Fi Name (SSID) : enter preferred name
    • Password : contain at least 8 characters but not more than 32 characters
    • Internet Access Only : select Enabled to allow the Internet usage but not allow connected device to configure AP
    • Once completed, press SAVE

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