One of the biggest revolutions in the world that we as humans are experiencing today is the rapid development of the internet. As far as computer network technology is concerned, the internet is and will always be considered a huge successful breakthrough. To remain fully informed as well as up to date about the current major events around the world is very important to most people. This goal can easily be accomplished thanks to the internet. The internet has become the single most widespread and useful electronic medium today. Nothing compares to the popularity of the internet and people globally are getting linked online browse and search for much useful information everyday. It so much easier for us to communicate with family relatives and friends that are situated far and away because of social media websites. Communications nowadays have also significantly improved and made so much easier as well as far better especially now that people can make video calls via the internet.
With that in mind, it is very important that your internet connectivity is always working.
One gadget that is necessary to be able to share internet at home is the wireless router. Wireless routers make it possible for customers to link a number of computers, smart tv’s, and mobile devices together online in one go, wirelessly. It also enables you to do file sharing in your personal network. This device is no doubt very important to remain connected to the world today. On the other hand, routers are still electronic gadgets and consequently, there will be moments that it will have some problems. These issues include loss in wireless connectivity, slow internet speed, as well as basic setup. For help, most individuals, specifically those that are not technically experienced, must contact their internet provider’s customer support. This often suggests that you’ll have to stay long and wait on the line to get a support agent. On top of that, you’re more likely to be put on hold for a long time as they transfer you to the correct technical support according to what your problem is.
Thankfully, router guides and setup software utilities are widely available online and you can even download them in advance. Doing this, you can try to do the troubleshooting on your own using the guide as reference when you experience some connectivity issue with your router. A series of power fluctuations or interruptions can actually mess up your router settings. The settings could get reset back to its defaults and in that case, you can use the setup utility you’ve downloaded to run the setup once again. In some cases internet speed gets sluggish when there are too many gadgets hooked up specifically when there are unwanted guests linking to your wireless network. You can use a computer that is hardwired to the router to be able to access it. Pull up your internet browser and on the address bar, type in the router’s IP address (usually “192.168.1.1”). You’ll be prompt to enter the routerlogin password which is by default “admin”.
You can check the status of your internet connection, check the list of devices connecting to your network, check your wireless network settings, and check the password for your wireless network once you get inside the router’s user interface. Securing your wireless network by placing a password on it can protect against undesirable guests from hooking up and making use of your internet freely. It is also recommended that you change the password from time to time. Just make sure that you don’t forget the new passwords, you can write it down somewhere.