Generally, if your D-Link router settings are misconfigured, then there is a chance for you to encounter the connection issue to fix cannot able to connect to Dlink router. Other than the router settings, there are also some other reasons for this.
Some of them are listed below:
An incorrect port and IP address.
Misconfigured wireless settings.
Crashed or locked web interface.
Try the following methods to resolve the unable to connect to the D-Link router issue.
Method 1: Change the physical connectivity type
If you’re trying to connect your device to the D-Link router over a wireless network, then try the wired connection method.
Connect the computer to your router using a network cable.
Make sure to connect your modem to the WAN port of the router.
Now, you can see a solid light on the Ethernet port of the router.
If you can’t see such lights, connect the network cable to a different port.
If the network cable has been damaged, then replace it with a new one.
Method 2: Remove the Bridge
Go to your Windows computer’s Control Panel section.
Click on Network Connections. Check if the Local Area Connection option is enabled.
If not, enabled it.
Make sure that the Local Area Connection option is not able to connect to dlink router bridged with other network connections.
Now, look for the Bridge icon. If you find any, then delete it.
Navigate to the Local Area Connection section.
Click on the Remove the Bridge option.
Method 3: Configure a static IP address for your computer
Check if your computer’s IP address is within the range of the D-Link router. If not, you need to set up a static IP address for your computer. Gather your router’s Gateway IP address and the IP address. Then, follow the instructions given below.
Open the Control Panel application.
Click Network Connections > Local Area Connection > Internet Protocol TCP/IP.
Select the Properties option.
Select the option that says Use the following IP address.
Enter the TCP/IP settings such as IP address, Subnet mask, Default Gateway and Preferred/Alternate DNS in the respective fields.
Click OK > OK.
Now, try to access your D-Link router’s web access page.
Method 4: Reset your router
If the issue persists, reset and not able to connect to DLink router by referring to its user manual. Contact us to get remote assistance in resolving this issue.