How to Change Admin Password After D’link DAP 1325 Setup?
Every D-Link wireless range extender comes with a default password. The model which you are using, i.e. D’link DAP 1325 also came with one. Once you are done executing the D’link DAP 1325 setup process, changing the admin login password is necessary.
Are you thinking why? Well, because of the obvious reason, i.e. security. There is a whole database on the web consisting of passwords belonging to devices of various brands. Anyone who is interested in accessing your network just has to fill in the model number of your extender and will find every detail related to it.
Have you gained insight of the significance of changing the password, then the question arises, i.e. how to change it. Want to get an answer? Well then, you should make your way to the information thrown light on in this blog post.
Steps to Change Password after D’link DAP 1325 Setup
1. Connect the System to the WiFi
Kick off the process by switching on your system. It could be your computer or laptop. Once done, connect it to the network of the D’link DAP 1325 extender. This can be taken forward with the aid of two methods. They have been explained as you continue reading this blog.
Grab an Ethernet cable. Connect one end of the cable to the D’link extender and the other to the computer. Ensure that the connection is FINGER-TIGHT. Leaving it loose will only invite more issues for you.
Go to the taskbar of your system and locate the WIFI icon. Click on it and select the network name of your DAP 1325 wireless range extender. When asked for the password, enter it and hit CONNECT.
2. Open a Web or Internet Browser
Once your client device has internet access, open an internet browser on it. It is suggested that you use the one which you generally use. Make sure that it is free of cache, cookies, and browsing history. Apart from that, it should be updated to its latest version. Once you have taken care of these two things, here is what you need to do:
- Locate the address bar or URL field on your internet browser.
- Enter dlinkap.local there and press the Enter key on the keyboard.
In case the web address does not work for you, then wait! Do not reset the networking device. Enter the IP address instead to log in.
Not sure about the IP address of D’link DAP 1325 extender? Well, read the instructions mentioned in the same manual which you referred to in order to do D’link DAP 1325 setup.
3. Log in Using the Admin Password
When the new window appears, enter the ADMIN PASSWORD in the field which is provided. In case you did not change the password from the default settings, the password field should be left blank. To proceed further, click the LOG IN button.
Avoid committing typing errors while entering the password of your D-Link DAP 1325 wireless range extender. Otherwise, you will not be able to log in and if that happens, then you can forget about securing your home network.
4. Move the Cursor to Management
Hitting the LOG IN button will take you to the D’link DAP 1325 setup page. Locate the MANAGEMENT tab at the top right-hand corner of the screen. Once done, click the ADMIN button from the drop-down menu.
In order to change the Administrator password, enter a new password in the ADMIN PASSWORD field. If you are interested in enabling CAPTCHA graphical authentication, then click the slide to adjust the settings.
5. Let the New Password Get Saved
The last step is to click the SAVE button. In the blink of an eye, your changes will get saved. However, this will only happen if you do not perform any background activities on your client device like opening a new tab, shifting the window, and much more.
This is how you can change the admin login password right after doing D’link DAP 1325 setup. You should know that even if you have performed D’link DAP 1610 setup and want to change its password, then the same guidelines need to be followed.
With that, we are concluding our guide written on how the admin password can be changed using the manual method after D’link DAP 1325 setup gets completed. Now, you will find it easy to keep the network of your device secure from hackers or users who are not.