Manual Configuration

  1. Open up your web browser (Firefox, Chrome, etc.)
  2. In the address bar, type in the IP address of the router. It’s either:
    •, the default IP address OR
    • 10.xx.yy.1, where xx is the first two digits of your team’s # (it can be one digit if your team has a three-digit #) and yy is the last two OR
    • type in dlinkap/ and hit enter.
  3. You’ll get a prompt for the router name and password like the one shown below. On a brand new router or a router that was reseted, the login info will be this:

    User Name: Admin

    No Password (by default)

➠ Setup: LAN Settings

➠ Set a Device Name: Teamxxxx-y

  • xxxx = Your team number to avoid confusion.

  • y = Arbitrary but unique number to your router to avoid confusion. You should base it on the number of routers your team owns.

    Example Device Name: Team2853-1

➠ Set the LAN Connection type: “Static IP

➠ Configure the IPv4 Address, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway:

  • IP Address: 10.xx.yy.1 xx.yy = Your Team Number

    • xx can both be the first digit if your team has a three-digit number
  • Example IP Address:
  • Subnet Mask:
  • Default Gateway:

➠ Wireless Settings

(red) Enable Wireless:

  • Checkmark the Box
  • Set to Always

(green) Wireless Network Name:

  • Name it to (whatever you want) - you may want to implement a naming system so you don't get multiple routers confused.

(blue) Wireless Security Mode:

  • Security to WPA Personal
  • WPA mode to WPA2 Only
  • Cipher Type to AES
  • Pre-shared key is the Network Security Key