How To Disable Wps On Asus Router?

Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is one of the best methods to connect your device to your wireless network. All you need to connect your device to your router's network using WPS is, enable WPS on your device. Then, press the WPS button on your Asus router. Within two minutes, the network connection will be established. It is the most preferred method as it doesn't involve any technical configuration. But the problem with the WPS connection is, it may leave your Wi-Fi network vulnerable to security risks. Thus, it is recommended to disable WPS when you don't use your router's wireless network. Read the complete article to know how to disable WPS on Asus router.

How To Disable Wps On Asus Router?

Issues With The Unauthorized User

As previously mentioned, it is recommended to disable your WPS when it is not in use. If not, with the appropriate software, unauthorized users may utilize your Wi-Fi network and can cause the following problems.

  • Can look over all the traffic sent to and from your computer.
  • Can attempt to hack your computer.
  • Can access the network-shared hard drives on your home network.
  • If you have not modified the default password of your Asus router, a hacker can access the router settings and modify them according to his/her preference.

Continue reading the below steps to know how to disable wps on asus router.

Disable Wps On Your Asus Router

  • On your computer, launch a web browser.
  • In the address bar, type 192.168.1.1 and press Enter.
  • In the Windows Security window, enter your administrator username and password in the respective fields and click on the OK button (the default administrator username and password are admin.
  • If you have modified the credentials, make sure to enter the same).
  • On the Advanced Settings screen, locate and click on the Wireless option.
  • Go to the WPS tab and toggle the button next to the Enable WPS option to the OFF position.
  • If you want to enable WPS again, toggle the WPS Button next to the ON position.

Now you have seen how to disable WPS on Asus router. If you have doubts, you can reach out to us.