Accessing network which gives you freedom of mobility is today’s era. Wi-Fi gives us that openness in home, office or campus. We observe many remote locations could not be served with wire line, but cellular networks are available in these areas. Due to weakness of cellular networks mobile device’s batteries get down rapidly.

This is where we can implement DWR-116 Wi-Fi with cellular data-card as source and a good Wi-Fi can be achieved.

Today we are going to tell you how step-by-step this can be installed and most of it can be achieved.

First you connect D-link router to computer as shown in photo above.


Now access this router with browser, IP address is It will ask you for username/password. Default username is ‘admin’ password is null/blank.



It will open setup wizard and show you steps to configure it. Click next…



Choose how it should connect to the Internet. Obviously we are going to see it with 3G/4G dongle option.



Now choose dial-up profile to automatic. You need to add 6digit pin code here and click next…



Assign a appropriate SSID name so that you can Identify it easily. Click next….



Now select security settings. It shouldn’t be open in any case. Try to make it as secure as possible.

Better to go with WPA2. Note that legacy devices may found some issues while connecting to internet. Click next…



Now set the password for your users to provide access. Many of the mobile users saves these passwords hence they get auto connect once they get into Wi-Fi coverage. Hence we suggest change this password after every week or twice.



Now set a password to networking device i.e. DWR-116. It should very strong too. Click Next….



Set time zone and day time saving.



Internet setup wizard has been completed here. Now to save this configuration and to reboot the router click connect.



After you click connect it will save all configuration parameters and will go back to main menu. Moreover this procedure will work fine. In some situations it will not. In this case we suggest you to refer advanced troubleshooting tips on our blog for the same.


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