How can I configure WiFi on the IQrouter?

You can configure WiFi through the IQrouter Configuration Wizard during the initial configuration of the IQrouter or at any time after using the IQrouter Administrative Interface.

Note: If you change the WiFi settings while connected to the IQrouter via WiFi your connection will drop and you will need to establish a new WiFi connection using the new SSID and Pass Phrase. To avoid dropping the connection while changing the WiFi settings it is recommended that you connect to the IQrouter via Ethernet.

Wireless Configuration 

You can give your WiFi access point any name (SSID) you’d like and enter a security pass phrase that will be required whenever enrolling a new device via WiFi. Write these down so you can refer to them in the future.

The IQrouter has both 2.4Ghz and the 5Ghz WiFi radios. The "Shared" configuration allows both the 2.4Ghz and the 5Ghz WiFi radios to share the same identity, making it easy for modern devices to automatically switch between them for best quality. This is our recommended approach.


The "Unique" configuration allows each radio to be configured individually. 


The configuration wizard uses the default channel of "auto" for both the 2.4 and 5 Ghz radios. The "auto" channel setting allows the IQrouter to move to the channel with the least interference whenever possible. This is the recommended channel selection. If you need to lock your IQrouter to a specific channel you can use the Configure-->WiFi menu option in the IQrouter Administrative Interface to select a specific channel.

Once you have enabled WiFi, you should see the WiFi lights on the front of the IQrouter indicating it is working. If the lights are off check the Wireless On/Off switch on the back of the IQrouter to make sure WiFi has not been turned off.

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