Asus Rt-Ac55u Router Setup

Asus Rt-Ac55u Router Setup

Asus Rt-Ac55u Router Setup

Asus RT-AC55U is an ultra-thin and stylish wireless router. It is built with dual bands (2.4GHz and 5GHz) for unmatched concurrent HP streaming. The quick steps to set up the Asus RT-AC55U router are provided on this web page.

Package contents

The router package includes the following:

  • RT-AC55U wireless router
  • AC adapter
  • Support CD
  • Network cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Two external antennas

Position your router

Keep the following points in mind while positioning your router.

  • Place your wireless router in a centralized area.
  • The router must be far away from metal obstructions and direct sunlight.
  • Make sure the router is not placed closer to 2.4GHz computer peripherals, Bluetooth devices, cordless phones, refrigerators, and microwave ovens.
  • Position the two external antennas in the correct direction.
  • After you position the router, proceed with the Asus RT-AC55U router setup.

Setup requirements

Your computer must meet the following requirements.

  • Ethernet RJ-45 port
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless capability
  • TCP/IP service installed
  • Supported web browser - Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome

1.Router hardware setup

  • Insert the AC power cord into your router’s DC-IN and a power outlet.
  • Use the network cable to establish a connection between the router’s LAN port and your computer’s Ethernet port.
  • Take another Ethernet cable and plug it into the router’s WAN port and your modem’s rear port.
  • Connect the modem’s AC adapter to a power outlet.Ensure that the router and modem are powered up.You have now completed the hardware setup of the Asus RT-AC55U router.

2. Quick Internet Setup (QIS)

Step 1

Open a supported browser on your computer that is connected to the router’s network.

Step 2

  • In the address field, type your router’s default IP address (192.168.1.1). Press Enter.
  • When the router's login page appears, enter admin in the User name and Password fields.
  • Click the OK button.

Step 3

  • Wait until the wireless router detects your ISP connection type. Depending on the detected connection type, carry out one of these instructions.
  • DHCP - Click MAC Clone to clone your MAC address. Select the Next option.
  • PPPoE, PPTP, and L2TP - Enter the information provided by your ISP in the User Name and Password fields. Click Next.
  • Static IP - Fill in all the required details and click the Next button.
  • Once done with the ISP type settings, continue with the following steps to set up the Asus RT-AC55U router.

Step 4

  • Under the 2.4GHz - Security section, navigate to the Network Name (SSID) field and assign a new network name. Enter a new network key in the Security Key field.
  • Likewise, assign a network name and security key for a 5GHz connection.
  • Save the wireless network settings by clicking the Apply button.

Step 5

To confirm the wireless settings, click the Next button.

Step 6

  • Once you read the wireless network connection tutorial, click the Finish button.
  • After completing the Asus RT-AC55U router setup, you can connect your wireless device (computer or smartphone) to your wireless network.