Jul 12

The SharePort Mobile app allows you to conveniently stream media and share files stored on a USB drive connected to your router. Connect from a local network to access your photos, videos, music, and documents. You can upload files and photos from your mobile device to your router’s USB drive via the app wirelessly!

1. Make sure the DIR-890L is powered on. Then plug your USB drive into the USB port on the back of your router.

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Note: If you connect a USB drive that contains numerous large files, it may take a while for the router to scan and catalog all of your files.

2. Use your Windows 8/RT mobile device to search for the free SharePort Mobile app from the Windows Store.

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3. On your mobile device, go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect to your router’s wireless network using the default Wi-Fi settings. By default,

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your Network Name and Password are:

• Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID): dlink-XXXX*
• Password: (leave this blank)

*Note: For the 2.4GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX, with XXXX representing the last four digits of your router’s MAC address. For the 5GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX-5GHz.

4. Once connected, tap the SharePort Mobile icon, and the app will download.

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5. At the main menu, if you see any greyed out icons, swipe the right edge of the screen to bring up Settings. Then tap SharePort Settings and enter your admin Password. Tap on the back icon (<) to exit settings and log in.

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6. You will see the SharePort Mobile main menu.

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Jul 11

The easiest and most secure way to connect your wireless devices to the router is with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). Most wireless devices such as wireless adapters, media players, Blu-ray DVD players, wireless printers and cameras will have a WPS button (or a software utility with WPS) that you can press to connect to the DIR-890L router. Refer to your user manual for the wireless device you want to connect to make sure you understand how to enable WPS. Once you know, follow the steps below:

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Step 1 – Press the WPS button on the DIR-890L for about one second. The Internet LED on the front will start to blink.

Step 2 – Within two minutes, press the WPS button on your wireless client (or launch the software utility and start the WPS process).

Step 3 – Allow up to one minute for your connection to be configured. Once the Internet light stops blinking, you will be connected and your wireless connection will be secure with WPA2.

It is recommended that you enable wireless security (WPA/WPA2) on your wireless router or access point before configuring your wireless adapter. If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key (Wi-Fi password) being used.

To join an existing network, locate the wireless network icon in the taskbar next to the time display.

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Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks that are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name.

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You will then be prompted to enter the network security key (Wi-Fi password) for the wireless network. Enter the password into the box and click Next.

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If you wish to use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to connect to the router,you can also press the WPS button on your router during this step to enable the WPS function.

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When you have established a successful connection to a wireless network,the word Connected will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected to.

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Jul 09

Connect your D-Link DIR-890L Router

1. Unplug the power to your DSL or Cable modem.


2 Connect an Ethernet cable from the Internet port of the router to the Ethernet port on your DSL or Cable modem.

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3 Connect another Ethernet cable from the Ethernet port on your computer to one of the LAN ports on the router.

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4 Plug the power back into your DSL or cable modem. Please wait about one minute before continuing.

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5 Plug the power adapter into your router and connect to an available power outlet or surge protector. If the Power LED does not light up, press the Power button on the back of the router.

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6 After the router has powered up, verify that the Power (white) and Internet (white or orange) LEDs are both lit. Proceed with router configuration.

Web Browser Configuration

1.Open a web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari) and enter http://dlinkrouter.local./ or the IP address of the router (

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2.When the Welcome screen appears, click Next to continue.

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3.The router will automatically detect your Internet connection type. If not, then select your Internet connection and click Next to continue.

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4.DSL (PPPoE) users enter your PPPoE user name and password supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue.

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5.Create a name for your Wi-Fi Network and a password. Your wireless devices (i.e., tablets, smartphones, and laptops) will need to have this information entered to be able to connect to your wireless network. Click Next to

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6.Continue with the Setup Wizard to finish configuring your DIR-890L router.Once completed, the Internet LED will turn white indicating that your router is connected to the Internet.

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Note: Setting up “mydlink” is optional and not required for the router to function.Congratulations! You have completed the router installation.

Antenna Orientation

The D-Link DIR-890L is designed to give you the fastest, most stable network connection possible. In order to maximize performance, orient the antennas at an angle, pointing outward and away from the base unit.

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QRS Mobile Setup

1.Scan the code below or search “QRS Mobile” (App Store or Google Play) to download the QRS Mobile App to your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.

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2.Once your app is installed, you may now configure your router. Connect to the router wirelessly by going to your wireless utility on your device. Scan for the wireless network name as listed on the supplied Wi-Fi Configuration
card/sticker. Select the network and then enter the Wi-Fi Password.

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3.Once connected, click on the QRS Mobile icon from your mobile device, then click Start to continue. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup.

4.Once the Setup Complete screen appears, click Save and write down the new Wi-Fi Network name and password on your companion card for future reference.

Note: To reconnect to your router, launch your wireless utility, select the new Wi-Fi Network you created, and then enter your new Wi-Fi password.

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Jul 06

D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi Router D-Link DIR-890L/R Overview


Tri Band Wi-Fi

The AC3200 ULTRA Wi-Fi Router DIR-890L is like three wireless routers in one. It has a 2.4GHz wireless band offering speeds up to 600Mbps and two separate 5GHz wireless bands delivering speeds up to 1,300Mbps that all operate at the same time. That means more lag free online gaming, 4k media streaming,and Facetime on more devices throughout your home.


Smart Connect

Not all Wi-Fi bands are the same, but you don’t need to worry about that. With Smart Connect Technology, the ULTRA Wi-Fi Router chooses from the three Wi-Fi bands and automatically connects each device on your network to the best, clearest band available for the best connection every time.


Smart Beam Forming

Improves coverage by directing bandwidth to your devices as you move around your home. You can stream HD video, surf the web, skype your friends and play online games from wherever you are so you’ll always get the best experience.


Controlling Your Network Just Got Easier

Controlling your network by enabling parental controls, blocking unwanted devices, monitoring internet activity and creating Wi-Fi guest networks is easier than ever with our new interface.


More Antennas for More Coverage

Six high performance external antennas keep all of your mobile devices connected with stronger Wi-Fi coverage and superior performance.


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