How do I change the 802.11 mode on my router?

Step 1: Open your web browser and enter http://dlinkrouter or http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 into the address bar.

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The default username is Admin and the password is blank (nothing). Click Login.

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Step 2: Click the Setup tab at the top and click Wireless Settings on the left side

Step 3: Click Manual Wireless Network Setup

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Step 4: Under the Wireless Network Settings, Choose your desired 802.11 Mode (2.4GHz band and 5 GHz band are each set the same way but 5GHz has a and ac instead of b and g)

  • 802.11b only - Only wireless devices compatible with 802.11b can connect
  • 802.11g only - Only wireless devices compatible with 802.11g can connect
  • 802.11n only - Only wireless devices compatible with 802.11n can connect
  • Mixed 802.11g and 802.11b - Only wireless devices compatible with 802.11g or 802.11b can connect
  • Mixed 802.11n and 802.11g - Only wireless devices compatible with 802.11n or 802.11g can connect
  • Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g and 802.11b (default) - Wireless devices compatible with 802.11n, 802.11g and 802.11b can connect

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