How do I change the SSID/network name of my DIR‑505?

Step 1: Make sure your computer or mobile device is connected to the DIR-505 by Wi-Fi. Open your web browser and enter http://dlinkrouter or http://dlinkrouter.local into the address bar.



Step 2: At the login page, enter the Admin Password. If you have not changed the administrator password, leave the field blank. Click Log In.



AP/Router Mode


Step 3: Click Setup at the top of the page then click Wireless Settings from the menu on the left-hand side.



Step 4: Enter a new wireless network name in the Wireless Network Name field. Wireless clients will need to connect to the new SSID in order to access your wireless network. This may require you to update your wireless clients’ configuration. Click Save Settings to save the current configuration.


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Extender Mode


Step 3: Click Setup at the top of the page then click Wireless Settings from the menu on the left-hand side.



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Step 4: Under the Local Wi-Fi Network Settings section, ensure that the Create a new Wi-Fi Network Name radio button has been selected, and then enter the desired network name in the field provided. Wireless clients will need to connect to the new SSID in order to access your wireless network. This may require you to update your wireless clients’ configuration. Click Save Settings to save the current configuration.


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Hotspot Mode


Step 3: Click Setup at the top of the page then click Wireless Settings from the menu on the left-hand side.


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Step 4: Under the Wi-Fi Hotspot Network Settings section, enter the desired network name in the Wi-Fi Hotspot Network Name field. Wireless clients will need to connect to the new SSID in order to access your wireless network. This may require you to update your wireless clients’ configuration. Click Save Settings to save the current configuration.


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