How to Change the WiFi Password for D-Link Router DIR-818L?

To reduce the risk of piracy and network security you must keep changing the Wi-Fi password once in a quarter. In this article, we are going to tell you one “solution” for all your router related queries and issues i.e. Dlinkrouter.local. If you’ll explore the Router’s Admin Page by typing the router’s IP address or dlinkrouter.local on the address bar of the browser and enter your Login Credentials to open it, a Configuration Page will open and it has all the options that you’d require to personalize your router. Let’s tell you how you can change the WiFi Password for Dlink Router DIR-818L in few easy steps:

Steps to Change the Dlink router Password by dlinkrouter.local

Step 1 – Open your browser on a PC/ laptop which is connected to the Dlink router network and in the URL enter the IP address http://192.168.0.1 or dlinkrouter.local. 

Note: The default IP address of the Dlink Router is http://192.168.0.1.

Step 2 – Enter the Login credentials for logging in. The username by default is “Admin” and there is no password to it.

Step 3 – On the top menu click the “Setup” tab, then on the left-hand menu “Wireless Settings”.

Step 4 – When a new page is loaded, scroll down, and select “Manual Internet Connection Setup”.

Step 5 – The Dlink’s DIR-818L has a 2.4 GHz and a 5 GHz wifi network. You need to alter the channel for the correct band.

 

You will see 2.4GHz radio first. Scroll down to the “Pre-Shared Key” section to change the password. This is where you can change passwords.

Scroll down to the 5Ghz band “Pre-Shared Key” section, to change the 5GHz wifi channel. This is where you can change passwords.

To save the changes you have made click “Save”. Now use your new password and access the wifi network.

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Forgot WiFi Password for D-Link Router DIR-818L?

In case you’ve forgotten your Dlink Router password and couldn’t remember it,  you won’t be able to access the router’s page or change its settings. The solution is to factory reset and then set a new password.

Steps to reset your D-Link DIR-818L in the following ways:

  1. At the back of your router, locate the reset button.
  2. Take a sharp object like a paperclip and press the Reset button while the device is ON.
  3. Keep pressing the reset button for 10 seconds, then release it.
  4. The device will reboot on its own and once it’s done the WLAN light will stop blinking.

Note: Now via dlinkrouter.local you have to set up your router again.

  1. Open your browser on a PC/ laptop which is connected to the Dlink router network and in the URL enter the IP address http://192.168.0.1 or dlinkrouter.local. The default IP address of the Dlink Router is http://192.168.0.1.
  2. Enter the Login credentials for logging in. The username by default is “Admin” and there is no password to it.
  3. On the top menu click the “Setup” tab, then on the left-hand menu “Wireless Settings”.
  4. When a new page is loaded, scroll down and select “Manual Internet Connection Setup”.
  5. The Dlink’s DIR-818L has a 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wifi network. You need to alter the channel for the correct band.
  6. You will see 2.4GHz radio first. Scroll down to the “Pre-Shared Key” section to change the password. This is where you can change passwords.
  7. Scroll down to the 5Ghz band “Pre-Shared Key” section, to change the 5GHz wifi channel. This is where you can change passwords.
  8. To save the changes you have made click “Save”. Now use your new password and access the wifi network.

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