Depending on how you want to use your D-Linkwill determine which mode you use. This section will help you figure out which setting works with your setup.
In the Access Point mode, theacts as a central connection point for any computer (client) that has a 802.11n or backward-compatible 802.11g wireless network interface and is within range of the AP. Clients must use the same SSID (wireless network name) and channel as the AP in order to connect. If wireless security is enabled on the AP, the client will need to enter a password to connect to the AP. In Access Point mode, multiple clients can connect to the AP at the same time.
In Repeater Mode, the DIR-505 increases the range of your wireless network by extending the wireless coverage of another AP or wireless router. The APs and wireless router (if used) must be within range of each other. Make sure that all clients, APs, and the wireless router all use the same SSID (wireless network name), channel, and security settings.
3.Hot Spot Mode
In the HotSpot Mode, the DLink DIR-505 acts as a wireless network adapter for your Ethernet-enabled device (such as a Laptop or an Internet Tablet). If you are going to connect an Ethernet-enabled devices to your DIR-505, move the switch to “Wi-Fi HotSpot Mode”. Then, plug the DIR-505 into a wall outlet and verify that the power LED is lit. Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode has NAT which allowsan IP network to maintain a public IP address separately from your private IP address. Additionally, it enhances private network security by limiting the access of external computers in the private IP network space.
1.Click Next to begin theWizard.
2.Select Access Point from the drop-down menu and click Next to continue.
3.Give your Wi-Fi network a name in the box. You may use up to 32 characters. Then enter a Wi-Fi Password
and click Next.
4.When this screen appears, the setup is complete.Writ down your Wi-Fi Security Settings information for future reference. Click the Save button to save your settings.
This Wizard is designed to assist you in configuring your D-Linkas an repeater.
1.To start the Setup Wizard click Next.
2.Select WPS as the configuration method only if your wireless device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Click Next to continue.
3.Press down the Push Button on the Wireless device you are adding to your wireless network.
4.Select Manual as the configuration method to set up your network manually.Click Next to continue.
5.Please wait while your device scans for available Wi-Fi networks.
6.Select the network you would like your device to connect to and click Connect to continue.
This feature behaves as a router in areas where you cannot take your home router so that you may wirelessly connect to the internet.
1.Scan thecode to download “ ” App from the App Store to your or . You can also search “ ” from the App Store.
2.Move the switch on the D-Linkto “Router/AP Mode” and plug it into a wall outlet. From your iOS mobile device,click Settings. Then, click Wi-Fi.
3.Wireless Utility to displays the availableand select the Wi-Fi name that is shown on your companion card (ex: dlink-a8fa). Then, enter the Wi-Fi password included in your card (ex:akbdj19368).
4.Once it connected, click on the QRS Mobile icon from your iOS mobile device. Then click Start to continue.
5.Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
6.Once the screen appears, you have successfully completed the setup. Please click Save and write down the Wi-Fi Name (SSID) and password on your companion card for future reference.
7.From your iOS mobile device go to your wireless utility to display the availableand select the network that you created for internet access.