How To Perform The Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 Router Setup?

Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 is a dual-band router that supports maximum data transfer rates up to 750Mbps on its 2.4GHz network and 2,167Mbps on its 5GHz network, which is plenty for most users. Best of all, it supports Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and Triple Level Game Accelerator with the lowest latency possible. It has the ability to prioritize gaming applications over others. It works flawlessly with ASUS Air Mesh compatible routers to create a powerful, seamless whole-home Wi-Fi system, with lifetime free AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro.You can download the ASUS router application for Android and iOS devices, and the application is more feature-rich, as it provides Parental control settings, options for wireless settings, guest network settings, port forwarding, and settings to adjust bandwidth limits for the devices. Now let us see the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router setup in detail.

Unboxing

 Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 Router Setup

  • Unbox the package, and you will see some paperwork. Inside that, you will be able to see your Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router.
  • The box contents also include a stand, three antennas, a power adapter, a power cable, an Ethernet cable, a Quickstart Guide, and a user manual.
  • Mount the router in the stand, screw up the antennas, and plug in the Ethernet cable as well as the power cable to the router.
  • Connect the power adapter to a reliable power supply. By now, your colorful router gets powered on with those beautiful lights.
  • You can control the RGB lights using the dedicated LED button on the router.

Setting Up Router Using Computer

  • If you haven’t connected the router to a power supply, plug it into the power connection.
  • Establish a connection between the router and your computer using the Ethernet cable. Now turn the router.
  • Initially, it will take few minutes for the router to function properly.

You can perform the setup using your computer as well as a smartphone with the Asus Router app installed on it. Let’s see the setup process using the computer:

  • Turn on your computer, go to the Wi-Fi settings, and turn on Wi-Fi.
  • A list of all available networks will pop up on your screen.
  • Select your Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router from the list and click on Connect.
  • The Asus router setup page opens up automatically in your default browser.
  • Type in the user name and password. Then click on Next.
  • Now, you can type the SSID and password for each network type. You can set different passwords according to your purposes. Click the Apply button to proceed further.
  • On the following screen, you will be able to see the changes that you have made before (SSID names and Passwords).
  • You can view all the information on the main screen, which you can explore to know more about your Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router.

These were the steps involved in setting up the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router.

Setting Up Router Using Mobile Application

  • Open up your smartphone, establish a reliable internet connection, and download the Asus router application from the Google Play Store. If you using an iOS device, download the Asus router application from the Apple store.
  • Turn on the Wi-Fi settings. A list of available wireless networks will be visible.
  • Choose the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router from the list and connect to the same.
  • Open the Asus router application and choose Set up an ASUS wireless router.
  • Tap on Start on the welcome page.
  • On the Wireless settings page, type in the username and password and tap on Next.
  • On the next page, enter the admin username and password. Confirm the same and tap on the Next button.
  • Usually, it takes few seconds to configure the entire thing. Close the app in such a way that it runs in the background.
  • Now again, go to your smartphone’s Wi-Fi settings page and connect to the newly created Wi-Fi name.
  • It will prompt you to type in the password. Enter the newly created password and connect to your Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 wireless network.
  • Again, go to the Asus router application and tap on Finish.
  • You will be able to see the Home screen of the application. A user agreement policy will pop up. Read it carefully and accept the same.
  • By now, all the settings will get configured successfully, and you are good to go.

These are the simple steps involved in performing the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC2900 router setup using the smartphone with the help of the Asus router application.

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