How to set up Gateway® Wireless Router
What are the guidelines to set up Gateway wireless router?
As the technology changes rapidly access of Internet has also increased swiftly. Similarly as electronics gained high end, wireless Internet has become need of the hour for everyone. The output from wireless Gateway router will be more when compared to a wired Internet access point. Usually even high speed Internet modems can provide only one connection for Internet and it becomes difficult when more than one device needs to access Internet. But Gateway wireless router can provide Internet access to any number of devices. It first creates a local area network between wired and wireless network followed by providing access to a Wide Area Network. In short wireless Gateway router will have more than wired connection in order to provide wireless connection to 255 other devices.
Following are the information on setting up a Gateway wireless router:
- Set up Gateway Router
- Things to be kept in mind
Set up Gateway Router
Initially you need connect the broadband modem to Gateway router through Ethernet cable. Next you need to connect the computer and router using another Ethernet cable. Then plug the router’s AC power supply to power port on the back of the modem. Finally after the connection you need to wait until the Power, wireless, WAN and LAN1 buttons are green.
Now you need to launch the web browser of your computer and type '192.168.1.1' and hit on the 'Enter' key in order start the router’s software interface. Prior to entering the 'Gateway Wireless Router Set-up Menu' you need to enter the username and password of the administrator. Click on the 'Set-up Wizard' and then finalize the router installation.
Router is a device that needs to be handled carefully. You must always note, not to place router in crowed environment especially with those emitting heat. The heat from the surrounding device can harm the router and thereby resulting in malfunctioning of the router. Also take care not to make too much folds on the Ethernet cable as it may cause internal damage and finally result in connection problem.
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