How To Perform D-link Dir-842 Ac1200 Wi-fi Router Setup?

D-link Dir-842 Ac1200 Wi-fi Router Setup

D-Link DIR-842 AC1200 is a Dual-Band wireless router with MU-MIMO technology. It provides high-speed seamless Wi-Fi connectivity. With the Gigabit Ethernet ports, you get solid and dependable performance for the devices like smart TVs, gaming consoles, and network storage devices. For detailed instructions about the D-Link DIR-842 AC1200 Wi-Fi router setup, go through these steps.

Hardware setup:

  • Start by disconnecting your DSL modem's power cord from the wall outlet.
  • Once the modem is powered off, unpack your D-Link router and place it close to your modem.
  • Connect your router and modem using a standard Ethernet cable. This cable should be plugged into your router's Internet port.
  • Next, take another Ethernet cable and plug an end into the router LAN port.
  • Make sure to connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to your computer's Ethernet port.
D-link Dir-842 Ac1200 Router Setup
  • After completing the connection setup, reconnect your modem to a wall outlet and power it on.
  • Connect your router to an electrical outlet using the supplied power adapter and press the Power button to turn it on.
  • Wait for your router's Power LED and Internet LED to turn on.
  • You have now completed the hardware setup. Continue reading to complete the D-Link DIR-842 AC1200 Wi-Fi router setup using your computer.
D-link Dir-842 Router Setup

Software setup:

  • On your computer, close all the running apps and open the default browser.
  • Since it is the first time setup, the D-Link Setup Wizard will launch automatically.
  • In case this is not the first time setup, configure the router settings manually.
  • Click Next in the installation wizard.
D-link Dir-842 Wi-fi Router Setup
  • If your router is not detecting your Internet connection automatically, you will see a list of Internet connection types from which you can choose yours.
  • Select either DHCP, PPPoE, or Static IP from the displayed list and click Next.
D-link Dir-842 Ac1200 Wireless Router Setup
  • If your Internet connection type is PPPoE, enter the credentials provided by your ISP in the Username and Password fields.
  • For the Static IP Address connection, enter the following details and click Next.
  • IP Address
  • Subnet Mask
  • Gateway Address
  • Primary DNS Address
  • Secondary DNS Address
D-link Dir-842 Wireless Router Setup
  • To secure your Wi-Fi network, change the default Wi-Fi network name and password.
  • Finish the rest of the on-screen wizard instructions and click Finish to complete the D-Link Router DIR-842 AC1200 setup.
  • If you have difficulties in D-Link DIR-842 AC1200 Wi-Fi router setup using the computer, run the QRS Mobile app on your mobile phone and complete the router setup.