Asus RT-AC56S is a dual-band wireless gigabit router. It delivers up to 867Mbps network speed. This router weighs around 406 g and comes in black. It contains 5 Ethernet ports, covers a broad range.Now, see the steps for Asus RT-AC56S router setup.
Check the components:
Confirm that you have the following contents in the router package:
The Asus RT-AC56S wireless router
Network cable (RJ-45)
The Quick Start Guide
The Warranty Card
Position the router:
If you wish to get the best signal transmission between your wireless router and the connected devices, meet these conditions:
Keep the router in a centralized area.
Place the router at a proper distance from direct sunlight.
Confirm that you have the latest firmware.
Read on to find out the rest of the requirements for the Asus RT-AC56S router setup.
You need a computer that meets the requirements given here:
An Ethernet RJ-45 (LAN) port
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n /ac wireless capability
A TCP/IP service
A standard web browser
Setting up the Asus RT-AC56S router:
Now, let us look into the wired connection of the Asus RT-AC56S router setup.
Use a crossover cable or a straight-through cable for this connection. Now, follow these steps to begin the setup:
Insert one end of the router’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port of the router. Connect the AC adapter between an electrical socket and your computer’s LAN port.
Now, make sure that the LAN LED blinks.
Use another network cable and connect the modem to the router’s WAN port.
Insert one end of the modem’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port of the modem. Plug the other end of this AC adapter into an electrical socket.
Read on to know more about the Asus RT-AC56S router setup.
Insert one end of the router’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port of the router. Next, plug the AC adapter’s other end into an electrical socket.
Utilize the bundled network cable to connect the modem to the WAN port of the router.
Insert one end of the modem’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port of the modem. Plug the other end of the adapter into an electrical socket.
On the computer, turn on Wi-Fi and get connected to the router’s wireless network using the default SSID and password.
The hardware part of the Asus RT-AC56S router setup is now complete. Let’s proceed with the logging in part.
Logging into the router’s Web GUI:
Usually, ASUS wireless routers come with an intuitive GUI. Using this interface, you can quickly configure various settings for the router on a web browser.
Open a web browser on your computer. In the address bar, type http://router.asus.com.
You will be taken to your router’s login page. Enter the default username and password. Both the username and password are “admin.” (without the quotes).
Use the web GUI for configuring the various settings.
If you are logging in to your router’s web GUI for the first time, you will be taken directly to the Quick Internet Setup (QIS) page.
Using QIS with auto-detection:
Log into your router’s web GUI. The QIS page launches automatically.
The router will detect your ISP connection type. It detects the connection type to be Dynamic IP, PPPoE, PPTP, or L2TP. Enter the required information for your ISP connection type.
After you assign the SSID and security key for the 2.4GHz and 5GHz connections, click on the Apply button.
The page with your Internet and wireless settings will display. Click Next.
The wireless connection tutorial will now appear. Read it and click on the Finish button.
Now, read on to know the final part of your Asus RT-AC56S router setup.
Connecting to the network:
Go to the notification area on your computer and click on the Network icon. All the wireless networks will display.
Select the wireless network to which you want to connect. Click on the Connect button.
Enter your network security key and click OK. Wait for the computer to establish a connection with the wireless network.
The network icon will indicate that the connection is successful.