Change the password of the web Admin Panel, which must be at least 5 characters long. You have to input your current password in order to change it.
LAN IP is the IP address that you use to connect to this router. The default IP address of GL.iNet router is 192.168.8.1. If it conflicts with the IP address of your main router, you can change it.
The time of the router's activities will be recorded according to the router time. Therefore, choosing the time zone of your location is recommended.
Clone the MAC address of your current client to the router. It is used especially in hotel when the network checks your MAC address. For example, if you got your smartphone registered on the network, you can clone the MAC address of your smartphone to the router so that the router can also connect to the network.
Custom DNS Server
You can configure the DNS server of the router in order to prevent DNS leak or other purposes.
DNS Rebinding Attack Protection: Some network may require authentication in captive portal. Disable this option if the captive portal of your network cannot be resolved.
Override DNS Settings for All Clients: Enabling this option will capture DNS request from all connected clients.
DNS over TLS (Cloudflare or NextDNS): Cloudflare DNS over TLS uses the TLS security protocol for encrypting DNS queries, which helps increase privacy and prevent eavesdropping. NextDNS protects from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers in websites and apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids. Please go to NextDNS for settings details.
Manual DNS Server Settings: Input a custom DNS server manually.
Change the network mode to cater your usage scenario. You may need to reconnect your client device whenever you change the network mode of the router.
Be aware that you may not be able to access the web Admin Panel with the default IP 192.168.8.1 if you use the router in Access Point, Extender or WDS mode. If you want to access the web Admin Panel in this case, you have to use the IP address assigned by the main router to the GL.iNet router.
Router: Create your own private network. The router will act as NAT, firewall and DHCP server.
Bridge mode: Bridge to a wired network.
Revert the router to factory default settings. All your settings, applications and data will be erased.
If you can not find Advanced menu item, please follow the steps to install it.
After it install successfully, you will find the Advanced menu item.
Advanced to direct to Luci which is the default web interface of OpenWrt. You can check the detailed system log or conduct more advanced configurations there.
Note: The username is root. The password is same as the one that you use to access the web Admin Panel.