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dlinkrouter.local is the web address to get to the web interface of the D-link routers. The web interface is actually the control panel for your router where all the settings of the router can be accessed, viewed and changed as required. For making any kind of changes to your D-Link router network you will have to perform D-Link router login as a staring procedure through dlinkrouter.local.

You can change any of the following by accessing to D-link router web interface:

  • Default D-link router network name
  • Wi-Fi network name as well as Wi-Fi password
  • D-link router login Username and Password
  • DHCP client addresses
  • Router’s Firewall settings

It is quite easy to access the D-Link web interface mydlink login, you just need to get an Access to the network either from your web browser through a LAN-cable i.e. wired connection or through Wi-Fi i.e. wireless connection.

D-link router login or mydlink login

D-link router login

  • Before you begin with the D-link router login, you must ensure that you are connected either wirelessly over Wi-Fi or through a wired Ethernet connection to your D-Link router.
    Note: it is not possible to access your D-link router web interface in case you are not connected to the internet network.
  • Open your web browser on your PC and type in the default D-link IP address of the router i.e. 192.168.0.1 or type http://dlinkrouter.local or mydlink login
  • Enter the D-link router username – admin and password field should be left blank.
  • Click OK or Log In option.

D-link router setup

Quick D-link router Setup

D-link router setup

  • Connect your D-link router to the power source by attaching the included power adapter to the power socket.
  • Make connections between your D-link router and modem by attaching the Ethernet cable to the yellow colored WAN or internet ports of both your modem and router
  • Your D-link router will start when the router light flashes.
  • Go to your computer or connected mobile device.
  • Search for the network preferences and connect to the Wi-Fi or network Name - SSID mentioned on the provided D-link Wi-Fi Configuration Card by entering the password listed on the same card.

D-link router setup through the setup wizard

  • Disconnect by unplugging the power to your Internet Modem
  • Connect your computer/laptop to the router using an Ethernet cable which connects your computing device to any of the four LAN ports on your D-link router.
  • Also, connect your modem to the Internet Port of your D-link router.
  • Power on your D-link router and the Internet Modem.
  • From your connected computing device, open an Internet browser and visit http://dlinkrouter.local or d-link router IP 192.168.0.1 into the address bar.
  • The D-Link Quick Router Setup Wizard will get appeared on your screen, Click on Next, to Begin with, the D-link router set up process.
    Note: The Setup wizard only appears if you are doing the configuration of your D-link router for the first time. If you have configured your D-link router previously, you will have to reset it to go through the D-link router setup.
  • The D-link router setup wizard will then perform a scan to determine the type of internet service on your network.
  • If the scan by the setup wizard was successful, the manual Internet Setup will be skipped. But if the scan was not successful, you will be asked to select your Internet Type if it is DHCP Connection, Cable Internet Service or DSL Internet Service.
  • You must proceed with the Wireless Settings. Enter a New name for your D-link router Wireless Network. Also, create a secure password to connect to your wireless signal for the first time.
  • Log into your D-link router by entering the D-link router default username and password.
  • Select your location Time Zone.
  • The wireless settings will be displayed which includes your wireless network name and your wireless password.
  • Click on Save to apply the settings, following which the router reboots to apply your new settings and the D-link router setup is complete.

What to do if the D-link router setup wizard is unable to find my device?

You can try the following steps to ensure that the setup wizard finds the device:

  • You must first ensure that you are using the latest setup wizard for your router and operating system.
  • Also, ensure that the computer used to configure your device should be on the same network as your D-link router and subnet.
  • In case you trying to set up a Share Center, check that the hard disk LED on your router is Green.
  • Sometimes there are problems while connecting your router wirelessly, therefore, it is recommended to use a wired Ethernet connection method for the initial D-link router setup of your d-link router.
  • Try to turn off the antivirus and firewall protection on your computer temporarily and go through the setup wizard again. Do not forget to turn your antivirus or firewall software back after you have finished using the setup wizard.

D-link router IP

It is important to know the IP address of the default gateway (i.e. usually your router) on your home or business network. This can help you to troubleshoot any network problems as well as gain access to the web-based management page of your D-link router.

The default gateway IP address is usually the private IP address which is assigned to your D-link router. The IP address of your router is used to communicate with your local home network. You can find the default gateway IP address stored in your Windows' network settings and can be easily found

A d-link router default password

The D-link router username is ‘admin’ and there is no password, which means, the password field should be left blank.

How to recover forgotten D-link router wireless password?

Follow the below mentioned 2 methods to recover your D-link router wireless password:

Method 1

  • You must ensure that you are connected either wirelessly over Wi-Fi or through a wired Ethernet connection to your D-Link router to access the D-link router configuration page – D-link router login.
  • Open your web browser on your PC and type in the default D-link IP address of the router i.e. 192.168.0.1 or type http://dlinkrouter.local
  • Enter the D-link router username – admin and password field should be left blank for D-link router login.
  • Proceed to the Setup Tab located at the top and click on the wireless settings option on the left side
  • Click on the Add device with WPS
  • Choose Manual which will display your wireless network information including your wireless password.

Method 2

  • After D-link router login steps, Go to the Setup Tab at the top and click on the wireless settings on the left side.
  • Click on the manual wireless network setup option
  • Scroll down and select the "Wireless Security Mode" which specifies the wireless password.
  • You can change your required password and ensure to click on the ‘save’ option, to apply the settings, at top of the page once complete.

How do I secure the wireless signal of the D-link Router?

  • Open your web browser on your PC and type in the default D-link IP address of the router i.e. 192.168.0.1 or type http://dlinkrouter.local
  • D-link router login screen appears where you need to enter D-link router default credentials.
  • Enter the D-link router username – admin and password field should be left blank for D-link router login.
  • Go to the Setup Tab located at the top and click on the wireless settings option on the left side
  • Click on the manual wireless network setup option and click on wireless security mode.
  • Select WPA-Personal encryption from the Wireless Security Mode dropdown menu.
  • WPA Mode dropdown menu appears, under that, select the form of WPA you wish to use.
  • Enter the desired password in the Pre-Shared Key box. Ensure to create a strong and secure password of at least 8 characters.
  • Click on Save Settings.

D-link router reset

D-link router reset

  • Power on your D-link router by connecting the power adapter attached to it to the power plug.
  • Take a straightened paper clip and place into the hole on the back of your D-link router labeled as a reset – D-link router reset button.
  • Keep holding the paper clip pressed down for about 10 seconds and then release it.
  • Your D-link router will then reboot on its own after releasing the reset button.
  • When the WLAN light on your D-link router stops blinking it indicates that the router has been reset.
  • Resetting the router will change all the previous settings of your D-link router back to factory defaults.
    Note: The factory defaults D-link router login username is an admin, and there is no password.

D-link router firmware

D-link router firmwareAny router’s firmware upgrade keeps the router functioning stable and keeps it away from bugs by fixing it whenever required. New firmware ensures bug fixes and secures the router. It is recommended that the router firmware upgrade is carried out over a wired Ethernet connection and not over a wireless connection between your computer and the router. It is also recommended not to power off your router at any time while the firmware upgrade takes place to avoid any damage to the unit.

  • Download the latest firmware version for your D-link router from http://dlinkrouter.local or your local D-Link support website.
  • Now, open a web browser on your any computing device and enter the D-link router login web address http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1, which is the D-link router default IP address, into the address bar.
  • Enter your D-link router default login information in the fields provided. Enter the D-link router username – admin and password field should be left blank for D-link router login.
  • Go to the Management option and select the Firmware upgrade option from the drop-down menu.
  • The Firmware Upgrade page then gets displayed, to allow an automatic router firmware click on "Check for New Firmware" option which then runs a check and confirms if there is any firmware upgrade available.
  • You can also perform a manual firmware upgrade for your D-link router.
  • Click OK to start with the firmware upgrade process.
  • The routers display the upgrade process percentage during the upgrade process and on completion. Your D-link router will then reboot and the D-link router login page is displayed after the upgrade is completed.

D-link router troubleshooting

D-link router troubleshootingSometimes your D-link router faces rebooting, dropping connections or freezing and at times it doesn’t perform as it should. There may be many technical reasons for this D-link router, not working errors. To resolve the issue, please check the following:

  • Ensure that your D-link router is placed in a well-ventilated area because if your router does not get an adequate airflow, it could not work properly due to facing an overheating problem.
  • Ensure that you have upgraded the firmware of your D-link router to the latest version.  New firmware versions are released by D-Link and they fix your router away from bugs whenever they are reported. Upgrading the firmware of your D-link router may correct issues you are experiencing with your D-link router as sped, connectivity, rebooting, dropping connection or router not working properly.
  • Perform a factory reset on the router.
  • Power on your D-link router by connecting the power adapter attached to it to the power plug.
  • Take a straightened paper clip and place into the hole on the back of your D-link router labeled as a reset – D-link router reset button.
  • Keep holding the paper clip pressed down for about 10 seconds and then release it.
  • Your D-link router will then reboot on its own after releasing the reset button.
  • When the WLAN light on your D-link router stops blinking it indicates that the router has been reset.
  • Resetting the router will change all the previous settings of your D-link router back to factory defaults.
  • Use a different web browser to access the D-link router web management page. Also, try accessing the D-link router web interface through the Default IP in case you are trying to access it through dlinkrouter.local.