How To Install And Configure Belkin Router

How To Setup Belkin Router Using Windows, MAC & Smartphone?

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By this article, you will know about How to setup and configure belkin router and lots more.

Belkin Router is a kind of Wi-Fi router that serves two basic functions. First is that it helps you connect your internal host via WI-FI and the second, it helps to connect to external internet via WAN link through Ethernet. It can also provide NAT, firewall, and Whitelisting as well. In this article we will see to the various ways of connecting a Belkin router to different kind of devices:

How to Configure the Belkin Router Using Mac?

  • Unbox the Belkin router and plug it on.
  • If you have an old Belkin router then reset the router using the reset button, present at the back of the router.
  • Now plug in the Belkin router inside the modem and connect it to the network.
  • Now after connecting both modem and Belkin router, you can restart both the devices.

How to set up the Belkin router using the Mac?

Now after you have connected your router with the modem, then follow the following step:

  • First, you need to restart the Mac computer and then refresh the system so that it can detect a new wireless network.
  • Look on the wireless network list.
  • Click on the unsecured Belkin wireless network
  • Now connect with it.
  • Now open the web browser and in the address box type 192.168.2.1. This will redirect you to the default gateway of the Belkin wireless router.
  • Now you can view the setup page of the Belkin router.
  • You need to detect the connection and follow the given instruction to configure the Belkin router.
  • Now set up a new SSID and password.
  • Now after all the settings press the save tab and wait for a few seconds.
  • Now reboot the Belkin router, modem, and the computer.
  • Now switch on the computer, modem and the router and connect it to the Belkin network to use the internet.
  • Now you can connect all your wireless devices like iPhone, iPad, PS3 using the same password.

How to Configure the Belkin Router using iPhone?

Step 1

at first make sure your computer, modem, and router are switched on and all of them are connected to the same network

Step 2

On your iPhone/iPad and then tap Settings and after that tap Wi-Fi.

Step 3

After entering the WI-FI settings, Tap your wireless network name (SSID) and enter your wireless password

NOTE :-  The wireless network name (SSID) and the password are printed at the bottom of your router.

Step 4

Now Tap Join

How to set up your router?

Step 1

On your web browser and enter 192.168.2.1 and then tap on Search.

 Step 2

On the let’s connect to the Internet page, tap Detect my connection and proceed.

 NOTE :- The router will automatically establish and test the connection then it will check for firmware updates if any.

Step 3

Now once the connection is established, enter your Network Name and Password

Now tap on the Save and Continue button. Now if you change the network name and the password then your iPhone will get automatically disconnected.

Step 4

 Now reconnect your iPhone to the new wireless network and enter the new password.

QUICK TIP :- If you receive an error message like ‘unable to join network’ while you reconnect then it means you just changed the password but didn’t replace the network name of your network. Now to resolve this issue, tap the wireless network tab and then tap Forget network. 

Register product

After reconnecting to your new network name and password, you can register your device and to do this, follow these steps:

Step 1

On the web browser, enter “192.168.2.1” n the address box and tap Search after that.

Step 2

You will be able to view your new network name and password. On the screen and then Tap Great, what’s next? After this

Step 3

After entering all the necessary information needed to register your device tap the Complete Registration button and proceed.

QUICK TIP :-   After you complete the registration process click on Thanks, take me to the dashboard button. Then you will be able to change the configuration of the settings of the router.

Read More – How to setup Belkin router with mac computer

How to Configure Belkin Router Using Windows?

 To connect your Windows device to a windows device then you need to configure the device to a wireless Belkin router network, then configure it to the device with the correct network name, or service set identifier (SSID), and the with the desired network password. Once the device is configured properly with the correct network name, password it will get automatically connected to the Belkin router.

Step 1

Open the device and go to the wireless utility by double-clicking on the wireless network icon located in the system tray, present at the bottom right corner of the desktop. The icon looks like a computer with a signal around it.

Step 2

Now Double-click on the SSID for the Wireless Belkin Router Network and then enter the Wireless Security Key to connect to the network.

Tips :- You need to obtain the SSID and the wireless security key from the network administrator. Now connect an Ethernet cable to any of the LAN port of the router from the computer. Now open the web browser and type the address 192.168.2.1 and then click login. Now click on submit without entering the password .now in the wireless tab in the left menu click on channel and SSID to enter a new SSID. Now click on ‘encryption’ to enter the wireless security key.

 Items you will need

  • SSID
  • Wireless Security Password

Conclusion 

A Belkin router can be connected to windows, Mac, iPhone / Ipad through various processes. It is always advised to follow down these steps to set up and configure the router manually. You do not need a special technician to set up and configure your wireless router. You can simply follow the above steps and do it manually by yourself. Apart from this if you do not have an SSID, or forget your network name or password then the above presented quick fixes will also be helpful.

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