Mar 25

1. If you forgot your password or want to reset the DAP-1520 back to the factory default settings, press and hold the reset button using a paper clip and release after 10 seconds.


Warning: This process will erase all your settings. 

2. You may repeat the WPS process on the other side of this QIG or log in and run the Setup Wizard. Follow the steps under Configure the DAP-1520.

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Jan 05

You may log into the web-based configuration utility on the D-Link DAP-1520 to perform the following tasks:

• Run the Setup Wizard

• Upgrade firmware

• Change wireless and network settings

1. Plug the DAP-1520 into an available outlet near your router. You may move it to a more suitable location after configuration.


2. Open the wireless utility on your wireless device or computer. Select the Wi-Fi Network Name (from the Wi-Fi Configuration Card) and enter the Password.


3. Open a web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Chrome) and enter http://dlinkap.local./.You may also enter the IP address* of the DAP-1520. Windows XP users can enter http://dlinkap.

4. Once you connect, the login page will appear. Enter your password and click Log In. By default the password is blank.
Note: If this is the first time logging in to the DAP-1520, you will be directed to the Setup Wizard automatically.
* The default IP address is Once the DAP-1520 connects to your router, it will get assigned a new IP address based on your router/network’s DHCP settings. You will need to log in to your router and view the DHCP table to see what IP address was assigned to the DAP-1520. The MAC address is printed on the label on the DAP-1520.
5. The home page will display your current status. A green check mark represents a successful connection to your wireless router or Access Point (AP).
If the check mark is red, you may connect to your wireless router or AP by clicking on the Uplink Router icon.

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Nov 17

Step 1: Plug the DAP-1520 into a wall outlet within wireless range of your router.


Step 2: Open the wireless utility on your computer, select the name (SSID) of the DAP-1520 network, and enter the password (both of these are found on the included Wi-Fi Configuration Card).


Step 3: Then open a web browser and enter http://dlinkap.local in to the address bar. You can also use the IP address


Step 4: The default username is Admin and the password is to be left blank. Click Login.


Step 5: Click Setup Wizard


Step 6: Click Next.


Step 7: To set up your network manually, select the second option from the setup wizard menu. Click Next to continue.


Step 8: Select the wireless network that you wish to use as your uplink (source) from the list by clicking on it. Once you have selected the uplink network you wish to use, click Select.


Step 9: Enter the password for your uplink network. Click Next to continue.


Step 10: The DAP-1520 will re-broadcast the Wi-Fi connection from the uplink router as an extended Wi-Fi network. An SSID and password will automatically be generated for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks. If you wish to change these settings, enter the SSID and password that you wish to apply to the extended Wi-Fi network(s). Click Next to continue.


Step 11: The setup process is now complete. A summary page will appear showing the settings for both the connection to the uplink router, and the extended Wi-Fi network. It is recommended that you make a record of this information for future reference. Click Save.


A green check mark between the Uplink Router and DAP-1520 icons indicates that there is a successful connection between the uplink router and D-Link DAP-1520.


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Nov 14

Step 1: Open a web browser and enter http://dlinkap.local in the address bar.


Step 2: Enter your Admin Password in the field provided. If you have not changed the password from the default setting, the password field is to be left blank. Click Log In.


Step 3: Move the cursor to Management at the top right-hand corner of the screen, then click System from the drop-down menu.


Step 4: To save the current configuration settings of your wireless router to a file, click the Save Configuration to File button. Depending on your browser, the file may be automatically saved to your ‘Downloads’ folder, or a ‘Save File’ or similar dialog box will appear, asking your where you wish to save the file.


To load a previously saved configuration file, click Select File. Once you have located the configuration file (config_rpt.bin) on your hard drive, click OK. The name of the file will be displayed next to the Select File button. Click Restore Configuration from File. A confirmation dialogue will appear, click OK to commence the loading of the configuration.

Note: If you have upgraded or downgraded the firmware on your Wi-Fi Extender, do not load configuration files that were saved using a previous firmware version. The load will not be successful, and can damage the unit.

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