In order to setup a new wavlink router, we first recommend you to unplug the modem from power. Also makes sure the router and modem are in the same room.
Now connect an ethernet cable from the modem to the wavlink router’s WAN port. Next, plug the modem back to the electrical socket. Next, plug the wavlink router ot the electrical socket.
Let the router reboot for aroud couple of minutes. Once you have solid or stable power led on the router then we can start its setup.
- First and foremost connect your laptop or computer to the wavlink router network name.
- Now, you will be receiving a wavlink manual which consists of a network name and password.
- Or else have a look at the backside of the router you can find the network name and password written over there.
- Once connected, open a browser on the same device.
- Next, into the URL type 192.168.10.1 or use 10.0.0.1. And hit enter. This should take you to the router’s login page.
- If it doesn’t then try resetting your wavlink router.
- Nevertheless on the setup page, choose DHCP as your wan type.
- Next, it will ask you to create one SSID and password for your network.
- Lastly, follow the on screen instructions to complete the setup. Later your router will reboot for couple of minutes.
Just in case your router says no internet. Or it stops working more often then you can reset it and set it up again. For this you simply just need to make sure your router is plugged in to the wall. Next grab a paper clip or any pointed object like pin or pencil.
Next, put it inside the reset hole of the router for around 10 seconds. While the router is still plugged in to the wall. The router will reboot after this which takes around couple of minutes.
In case your wavlink router model doesn’t have a reset hole. Then it is possible you must be having a reset button on it. So the reset process remains the same. You just need to press and hold the reset button for around 10 seconds while the router is plugged in to the wall.
As you have just now setup a new router. Now, you can go ahead and connect different devices to it. For example in order to connect your smart tv to it. You will have to go to your settings on your tv. Then goto networks and look for wireless networks option. There you will need to scan and select your new wavlink router network name. For confirmation type its password and voila you are connected.
Similarly, you can connect your Amazon Alexa to the new Wifi Router.
In order to connect your phone, computer, laptop, or any other device. You will simply need to just goto their settings or wifi and search for new wavlink network name. Select it from the list of devices type its password. And you will be connected.
As you all know these routers are being build in China. Not just these, most smart watches, wifi repeater, security cameras, etc are all made in china. And what is really concerning about these devices is their poor security.
Recently, a report was published by cybernews which claimed that wavlink routers have a security backdoor. Due to which they can be hacked easily. Now, this is very concerning thing. Although wavlink responded to the report by saying they have rectified the errors. But still the question remains, is it safe to use chinese digital products?