d link dap 1320 extender setup
Having trouble connecting your Wi-Fi at home? Now getting Wi-Fi signals because you have a wall between you and your router? Well, say goodbye to dead zones and buffering videos! This is the age of super-fast internet speeds and interruption-free media consumption. The D-Link DAP-1320 extender is a class product that offers some amazing features along with extending your Wi-Fi. Being so compact and affordable this extender is ideal to push limits and increase the Wi-Fi connectivity range of your main Wi-Fi signal to your basement, backyard, and other regions having a lot of walls and obstructions to the signals. It delivers speeds up to 300 MB/s covering an area of 150 square feet. Has dimensions of 6.28 x 4.75 x 2.95 inches. It weighs around 2.43 ounces. Here we will learn D-link dap 1320 setup–
D-Link 1320 LED Indicators
- Red – The extender is booting up and is getting ready for use.
- Blinking Amber – The extender is not connected to a wireless router yet or has a very poor connection.
- Blinking Green – WPS button has been pressed and it is trying to connect to the nearest Wi-Fi network.
- Solid Green – The DAP-1320 extender has successfully connected to a WI-FI network and is ready for use.
Setup dap 1320 repeater via Browser
- Plug the D-Link DAP-1320 to a power supply and it should blink a solid ‘red’ color on the LED indicator for a minute or two and then after some time it will start blinking in an orange color indicating it is ready to be setup.
- In your computer or laptop, enable Wi-Fi and select the Wi-Fi network having the name (SSID) of ‘dlink-68BE’. The ‘SSID’ and its appropriate ‘Password’ will be given in the configuration note that is included in the box as a piece of paper.
- Once you connect to the network, open the web browser in the same device and search ‘http://dlinkap/’
- The first page opens up, click on ‘Next’. Select the ‘Manual’ option and click on ‘Next’.
- It will search for Wi-Fi networks around it and once it does that you will be redirected to a page that contains the list of Wi-Fi networks around you. Select the Wi-Fi network that matches the SSID of your main Wi-Fi router having internet access.
- Click on ‘Connect’ and on the next page enter the ‘Password’ of the same network and click on ‘Next’ to complete the setup.
- On the next page, you will need to edit/modify the name (SSID) and password of the extender’s network that you will extend from now on. Click on ‘Next’ to continue.
- You can now verify all the settings done. Once you’ve verified it, click on ‘Done’ and wait for a minute for the settings to be applied and the extender to reboot.
- You can now reconnect to the extender’s (modified) SSID using the password that you created earlier.
Dap 1320 repeater setup via WPS
- Plug the extender into a power source quite close to the main Wi-Fi router which you wish to extend.
- Wait for the extender to boot up. The LED indicator will glow ‘red’ in color and then blink bright ‘orange’.
- Press the ‘WPS’ button on the router (or) AP.
- Now, press and hold the ‘WPS’ button present on the D-Link DAP-1320 on the left side for a couple of seconds until the LED starts blinking green. Then release the button. Once, the extender has connected to the Wi-Fi router, it will glow a ‘solid’ green color.
- Move the DAP 1320 extender according to the signal that it receives from the router and how much you receive on your devices. Placing it halfway between the Wi-Fi router and your room will be ideal for stable and consistent internet speeds. Now the D link dap 1320 setup is complete.
Dap 1320 setup via Mobile App
- Make sure your main Wi-Fi router and DAP-1320 extender is connected to a power source and is ready to use.
- Install the QRS app on your smartphone to complete the setup.
- o App Store: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/qrs-mobile/id492593992
- o Play Store:
- Open the QRS app on your mobile device and click on ‘Start’ on the first page.
- The app will automatically detect the operation mode of the device. So, click on ‘Next’.
- It will now scan for any available Wi-Fi networks in the close range around it. Select the Wi-Fi network that you wish to extend and enter its password.
- Click on ‘Next’. Now, enter an ‘SSID’ and ‘Password’ for the new network of your extender.
- On the next page, you will have to enter an administrative ‘password’. Click on ‘Next’. Now you will be redirected to a page to verify the settings made. Once done, click on ‘Save’ to complete the setup and save changes.
- It will take some time to reboot the extender and make changes.
Upgrading the Firmware of Dap 1320
- Visit ‘https://support.dlink.com/ProductInfo.aspx?m=DAP-1320’ to download and save an offline version of your extender’s firmware on your computer to install it manually.
- Make sure the D-Link DAP-1520 Wi-Fi range extender is connected to a power supply and is connected to the router and has an Internet connection.
- Connect your computer, laptop, or mobile device to the DAP-1520 extender. Open the browser in the same device and enter ‘http://dlinkap.local’ in the address bar.
- Upon reaching that page you will have to enter the administrative password. Enter your administrative password or if you hadn’t made any changes to the password, leave it blank and click on ‘Log In’.
- Now, click on ManagementUpgrade. If you wish to do an automatic update to the firmware, you will need a stable internet connection. Click on ‘Check for new firmware’ under the ‘Firmware Information’ menu. It will check for new firmware versions and click on ‘Upgrade Firmware’ if any new version is available to install it automatically.
- If you wish to do a manual firmware upgrade, click on the ‘Select File’ button under the ‘Upgrade Manually’ option and click on the firmware file (.bin) that you had downloaded and saved on your desktop earlier. Click on ‘Open’ and now the device will automatically
- restart within a couple of minutes for saving the changes and upgrading the firmware.