You can set up your D-Link DIR-836L Wireless N750 router conveniently using some simple, quick steps. This router is a Dual Band Gigabit device. “Dual Band” indicates that the router supports both the 2.4 GHz band and the 5 GHz band. Now, we will see how to perform the D-Link DIR-836L router setup.
Checking the router components:
In the router box, you should find the following components. Check if all of them are included in the router box:
The D-Link DIR-836L Wireless N750 router
The power adapter
The Ethernet cable
If you wish to download the user manual for your router, you can visit the router’s official site and then get the manual from there.
Before you perform the manual setup of your router, check whether the following conditions are satisfied:
You should have a stable Internet connection. This is essential for the Quick Setup wizard to function properly.
Before you start disconnecting your computer from the modem, check whether you can use your computer to connect to the Internet.
Let us now start the D-Link DIR-836L router setup.
Manual Setup of the D-Link DIR-836L router:
The very first step will be to turn off your cable/DSL broadband modem.
The next step is to unplug the modem from the electrical outlet.
Place your router close to the modem and the computer.
For better wireless coverage, keep your router in an open area that is near to the intended work area.
Unplug the Ethernet cable from the modem, which is connected to your computer.
Turn your attention to the black port that is labeled as No.1 on the back of your router. Now, plug the Ethernet cable into this port of the router. You have now connected your router and your computer.
Take the Ethernet cable that came packed with your router. Plug one end of the same cable into the yellow port, labeled as “INTERNET” at the back of the router.
Take the other end of the same cable and then plug it into your modem’s Ethernet port.
It is now time to reconnect your power adapter. So, reconnect it to your cable or DSL broadband modem. Now, wait patiently for a couple of minutes.
Connect the power adapter to the power port located at the back of the router. Then, plug the same into an electrical outlet.
It’s now time to press the power button on the router. After pressing the power button, confirm that the power LED on the router is lit.
The hardware part of your D-Link DIR-836L router setup is now complete.
To log into the router and complete the setup, carry out the instructions given below:
On your computer, open the default web browser. Navigate to the official site of your D-Link DIR-836L router by entering its URL in the address or URL bar. Otherwise, make use of the URL: https://dlinkrouter.local
When you see the Welcome screen, click on the Next button to continue.
Continue with the remaining instructions on the Setup Wizard to finish your router setup.
You have now performed the D-Link DIR-836L router setup successfully.