The need of a high-performance router has been increasing steadily today. You need to be updated in the department of connectivity fully to unlock the potential of internet. There is just so much you can do on the internet but yet there is not enough we have done in order to be able to fully use it. Laggy connection, intermittent connections, videos stopping to buffer every 5 minutes, it’s all signs that you need to move forward and accept the change that is seamless internet connectivity. While a lot of vendors out there today, sell routers costing a fortune, finding the right one in acceptable price range for your daily use is a little tough but not impossible. Just switching to Asus home range routers will do so much more for you than any other brand ever can.
Just visiting Asus router’s home page will let you look at the powerful and extremely well configured Wi-Fi routers. With several features, which inspire millions who bought them, the Asus routers have been revolutionizing the way we look at the home based network connections. It is a delight to see the much powerful Asus routers which are powered by an elegant and sharp look the Asus routers are known for, being loved by those who use them. They continue breaking boundaries in terms of innovation and thus are time and again rewarded for it. The several awards under their belt include: Recommended Excellence Award for Best Router Brand, Readers choice award for 6 straight years and many more. Also powered with the latest IEEE standards, these routers can reach the unimaginable speeds of Gigabyte level. Other features include and are not limited to the following.
While streaming the data it is also important to be careful of the worms we can bring home after surfing the internet all day. While your personal PC is protected by anti-virus software, your network could still be susceptible and thus vulnerable to malwares and other virus threats. It is a little tough to monitor your entire network but with Asus routers, things are a little simpler than before. The AiProtection network security can exactly do this for you and provide maximum and rather important protection to all your devices in the network. This protection tool is an Asus exclusive and you can get access to its configuration using the Asus router setup page.
The Asus devices in the home routers range include a lot of impressive devices. RT-N18U, RT-N12HP B1, RT-AC3200, RT-AC66U B1, RT-AC68U and RT-AC58U are all the devices that come under this powerful yet affordable range of routers. While process of all the routers is similar in this range, process of Asus router login, rt-n66u uses, is the same to enter the Asus rt-ac68u setup page. This is another reason why the Asus routers are so versatile and easy to manage. Setting up the devices is also a lot easier and simpler for all the Home router range in Asus.
The most common query we receive is to know about the setup process for the Asus router or just to reach the Asus router login page. Since most of the process to setup the Asus routers is pretty much the same for the entire home router range, this general run down will be able to help you through the setup of Asus routers. Before we start, we need to wire up the router with proper and precise connections. First we connect the AC adapter to the DC-IN port of the router and connect it to a power supply. Next we are going to connect the WAN or internet port of the router with the Internet modem using an Ethernet cable.
After this we need to move up and go up to the Asus router login page or the web GUI where most of the settings are present using which we can customize our router’s basic settings. To get to the Asus wireless router login page, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Connect you Wi-Fi router with a PC or a laptop using a wired connection. Wired connection is preferred as it is more stable than the wireless connection during the setup process. Once you are connected to the router’s network, Open a web browser and go to 192.168.1.1 or enter http://router.asus.com.
Step 2: Next we need to enter the credentials in the Asus router login page to access the web-based router setup page. Enter the credentials, Username as admin and Password as admin too. You now have access to the web GUI of the router.
Step 3: Since you have the access now, we will start with the setup of internet using the QIS or Quick internet setup that works well for most of the Asus router setup. Once you access the Asus wireless router setup page the first time, the QIS process will start.
Step 4: Once the router is done obtaining the information about the ISP connection it will prompt you to enter the details of Dynamic IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, and Static IP, whichever deems fit for you.
Step 5: The Setup page will now require you to enter an SSID and password for all the wireless range depending on the type of your device. Enter a suitable SSID and password and choose the security type. Next press Apply.
Step 6: The Setup page will now show you the settings you’ve entered. Press next to continue and it is recommended that you go through the tutorial that comes next. You can use the asus router default login username and password to login to the router or change it if your think you don’t want the default username and password.
After this, your Asus router is ready to be used. You can now enjoy the services offered by the Asus routers.
Question: What do I do if I forgot my Wi-Fi password?
Answer: The best way out is to start by setting up your router using a wired connection. Physically being present next to the router makes things easier. Now use an Ethernet cable to connect your PC or Laptop to the router and follow the below mentioned steps:
Step 1: Use the browser of the PC or laptop and go to the Asus router login page to access the web-based router setup page.
Step 2: Enter the Username and password of the admin page and click Okay. If you have lost this particular password, you need would be needed to reset the router using the Reset button present. Hold down on the reset button for 10 seconds minimum and once you release it, it will go back to the default factory settings. This will delete all your preferences so you will have to re-enter all the settings again.
Step 3: In case you have the username and password to the admin page, you simply need to go to the Wireless tab under the General settings. Click on reset password and then you will be asked to enter the new password. It is recommended that you use the WPA2 Personal security settings as it is the most secure way to protect your router.
Step 4: Click Apply to save the settings.
Question: Why don’t I have access to the settings page?
Answer: If somehow you are not able to access the settings page, you would be required to perform the following steps. These include:
Step 1: Use and Ethernet cable to connect your wireless router to a Laptop or PC.
Step 2: Next we need to make sure that your computer is receiving the IP automatically through the DHCP server. To make sure that is correct, head over to the network settings and set the TCP/IPv4 general setting’s option, obtain an IP address automatically and obtain DNS addresses automatically.
Step 3: Next you need to make sure that the web browser has not set up proxy.
Step 4: We need to next make sure that your Asus wireless router is visible in the network. To check that, open the Asus utility app in the PC and head over to the ‘Device discovery’ page.
Step 5: Once you see the device on the network, restore the router to default settings. Now try to open the settings page of the Asus Wireless router.
Step 6: If you are still unable to open the settings page, press and hold the reset button behind the router that would erase all the settings and set your router to a state of default factory settings. You would need to re-enter all your settings after the reset.
Question: How do I monitor my USB device?
Answer: Your Asus router allows you to share files and other folders through a USB connection that’s attached directly to your router. You can also connect printer to share the same with all the users in the network. You can check and monitor all your USB devices connected to the router using the below mentioned method:
Step 1: The first thing you need to do is to head over to the router settings page that you can access using the IP 192.168.1.1 or enter http://router.asus.com.
Step 2: Once you see the General settings, go to Network Map.
Step 3: Once on the Network map, locate and select the USB Disk status icon. This icon would contain all the information of the USB connections that exist with your device.
Step 4: You can then head over to the AiDisk Wizard field to start the internet file sharing. Go to the setup FTP server option and create a connection to start the file transfer.
It is also extremely important to remove all USB drives safely from the network to avoid any malfunction or data loss to the device. To safely remove the device from the network, open the settings page and on the top right corner, find and click the option “Eject USB disk”.