Nov 01

Before you begin: Insert your USB Flash Drive into your router and check the storage status by clicking on the Setup tab at the top of the web configuration interface’s main page then click Storage from the menu on the left-hand side.

Smartphone Setup

Step 1: Download the mydlink SharePort app from the App Store or Google Play™. You can find the app using the search term “mydlink SharePort”. Once the installation is complete, launch the app by clicking on the “mydlink SharePort” icon.

Step 2: If your device is connected to the same wireless network as your DIR-817LW, select the Local Access tab and enter the password for your router’s Administrator account. If you are using any other connection (such as a different wireless network or a mobile broadband connection), select Remote Access, and enter your mydlink username (email address) and password.

Tap Log In to continue.


Step 3: Select the D-Link DIR-817 LW from the list of available devices.


Step 4: Your media should now be available. Use the icons to select the media type you wish to browse/play.


Note: The signal indicator at the bottom of the screen will turn green to indicate a direct connection, red to indicate a relayed connection, and blue to indicate a local connection.

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Apr 26

To setup Website Filter on D-Link  DIR-655 Router.

Step 1: Open your web browser and type in the IP address of the router ( by default).

Step 2: Enter the username (admin) and password (blank by default), and then click Ok or Log In .


Step 3: Click the Advance Tab and Website Filter on the left hand side of the screen. Select the option “Deny computers access to ONLY these sites” under Configure Website Filter below. You will be indicating what websites should be blocked or restricted on this router. Once your done click Save Settings.


Step 4: Next go-to the Access Control Tab and check the box to Enable Access Control. On Access Control you will need to setup a policy on the router for the Website Filter. Click Add Policy and follow the wizard.


Step 5: Click Next.

Step 6: Name the policy and click Next.


Step 7: Select a schedule and click Next.

Step 8: Select the machine(s) to which this policy applies by IP or MAC address and click Next.


Step 9: Select Filtering Method and click Next.

Step 10: Enable or Disable Web Access Logging and click Next.

Step 11: You should now see the policy listed at the bottom under Policy Table. Click Save Settings.


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Feb 15

The DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) provides you with an option to set a single computer on your network outside of the router´s firewall.

This article will teach you how to set up D-Link DIR series router DMZ feature,DIR-655 as an example。

Step 1: Open a web browser and type the IP address of the DIR series router into the address bar (default is

Step 2: The default username is admin (all lower case) and the default password is blank (nothing). Click on OK.

Step 3: Click on the Advanced tab at the top and then click on Firewall Settings on the lefthand side.

How to enable DMZ on a D-Link DIR series router

Step 4: Click the box for Enable DMZ Host. Select your computer from the Computer Name list or enter the IP address manually.

Step 5: Click on the Save Settings button to save your settings.

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Jan 29

Note: SMTP uses a standard port which is port 25. There isn´t an option to add or change the port. If your SMTP server uses a port other than port 25 then it will not be compatible.

The following instructions provide an example of how Email Settings on D-Link DIR-660 should be setup, the default port used is 25.

Step 1: Log into the router.

Note: For the DIR model routers, the Email Settings can be found under the TOOLS tab.


Step 2: Click the checkbox next to Enable Email Notification.

Step 3: Configure the following under the EMAIL SETTINGS section:


•From Email Address: Enter in an address where you would like the email to show from.
•To Email Address: Enter where you would like the email to be sent.
•SMTP Server Address: Enter the SMTP server address.
•Enable Authentication: If your server requires authentication, click the checkbox.
•Account Name: Enter the required information.
•Password: Enter the required information.

Step 4: Finally, you can have the log emailed to you when it is full by checking the On Log Full: option and/or use a schedule that was previously created to email the log to the email address that was provided.


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Jan 27

Note: Make sure that your wireless security setting is set to being WPA instead of WEP.

Enabling WEP will disable the wireless N feature of your D-Link router. WPA encryption should be used by default as it is a stronger encryption than WEP. WEP encryption on DIR series routers should only be used if you have other devices that do not support WPA.

In the event that you must use WEP, these steps will fix the certificate error.

Step 1: Click on Start, then Control Panel

Step 2: Click on Network Connections

Step 3: Right-click the Wireless Network Connection and select Properties.


Step 4: Click the Wireless networks tab

Step 5: Select your wireless Network name under Preferred networks and click on Properties.


Step 6: Click on the Authentication tab

Step 7: Uncheck the box that Enables 802.1x authentication and click OK.


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