Guidance For Belkin Wireless Router Setup Mac

Belkin Wireless Router Setup Mac

Belkin routers can be installed using the setup CD or using the Belkin router’s web interface. If you are looking for quick steps to set up your Belkin router on a Mac device, follow the below-mentioned steps on Belkin Wireless router setup Mac.

Wired Setup:

  • First, connect your Belkin router to the modem using the supplied network cable.
  • One end of the network cable should be connected to the router’s WAN port, and the other end to the modem.
  • After connecting the network cable, power up the devices after ensuring that they are connected properly to the electrical outlet.
  • Next, connect the Belkin router to the Mac computer using a standard Ethernet cable.
  • Connect the Ethernet cable between the router’s LAN port and the computer’s network port.
  • Make sure that you have properly connected the computer and the Belkin router.

Wireless Setup:

  • Connect your modem and the Belkin router using the network cable.
  • Power them up after connecting to the electrical supply using the supplied power adapter.
  • Before connecting your router to the Mac computer wirelessly, identify the network name and its key on the label attached to the router’s backside.
  • On your Mac, click the AirPort icon and select your network name.
  • Enter the network key and click the Join button to connect your Mac wirelessly to the router.
  • Follow these steps to configure Belkin Wireless router setup Mac.

Belkin router setup using the web interface:

  • First connect your router to your Mac using an Ethernet cable.
  • On your Mac, open the default browser and enter the router’s IP address in the URL field to open the router’s login portal.
  • You can identify the router’s IP address on the label attached to the backside of the router.
  • Alternatively, you can identify the router’s IP address using the Terminal app.
  • To do so, open Finder by clicking the Finder icon at the Dock.
  • Next, click the Go menu and select the Applications option from the drop-down menu.
  • In the Applications folder, click the Utilities icon and give a double-click on the Terminal app.
  • In the Terminal window, type the ‘netstat -nr | grep default’ command and press the Enter key.
  • From the output, you can identify the router’s IP address.
  • If you find this difficult, click the Apple menu available at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Use this procedure to configure Belkin Wireless router setup Mac.
  • Select the System Preferences option from the drop-down menu.
  • Next, click on Network and select the connection medium from the left-side panel.
  • Click the Advanced button at the bottom-right-corner of the Network window and note down the router IP address in the Router section.
  • Once you have opened the router’s login portal in the default browser, enter ‘admin’ in the Username field. The Password field is to be left empty (if you have not changed the default credentials).
  • Click the Submit button to access the router’s administrative interface.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and select Internet WAN.
  • Click on Connection Type and choose your connection type from the displayed list.
  • After entering the necessary details, click the Apply Changes button.
  • Now, you can access the Internet on your Mac.
  • Verify the connection by checking the Internet Status at the top-right corner of the screen. It should read Connected.

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