Changing WiFi Channels on TP-Link TD-W9970
|Summary of Configuration Information and Changes|
|Modem Login Page:
Modem Administrator User Name:
Modem Administrator Password:
DSL password (Default is password, if you reset modem)
|Where to go in Menu:||Wireless→Basic Settings|
1. Using an Ethernet cable plug into one of the yellow Local Area Network Ports at the back of the W9970 modem.
2. Connect to the Local Area Network on your computer. The network name should be NCF_XXXX or TP-Link_XXXXXX. Your computer should indicate an Ethernet connection as opposed to wireless (symbols vary by Operating System).
3. Open any Internet browser on your computer and connect to the modem by typing 192.168.1.1 in the address bar (as shown below).
4. Log in to the Administrative Account
- Username: admin
- Password: Your DSL password (Default is password, if you reset modem)
5. From the Status page, navigate through the Wireless menu option to Basic Settings on the left.
6. On the Wireless Basic Settings page, make the following changes:
- Channel: change from Auto to channel with the least interference as determined by your wireless interference tests.
- Wireless channels shouldn't have to be changed often (more than once every 6-12 months). If you find yourself making these changes too frequently, you may have to invest in a mid to high end router with additional channels on the 5Ghz frequency. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for recommendations if needed.
- Modem Configuration - for a complete list of instructions for all NCF modems
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