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WIRELESS

On the left side of web Admin Panel -> WIRELESS

1. 2.4G Wi-Fi

GL-MV1000W only has 2.4G Wi-Fi.

In WIRELESS, you can check the current status and change the settings of the wireless network created by the router. The wireless network can be turned on or off by switching the ON/OFF button.

gl-mv1000w wireless

Wi-Fi Name (SSID): The name of the Wi-Fi.

Wireless Security: Wireless encryption method.

Wi-Fi Key: The password of the Wi-Fi, which must be at least 6 characters. We suggest you to change it when you receive the router.

SSID Visibility: Whether to hide the SSID or not.

Wi-Fi Mode: You could select 802.11b/g/n or 802.11g or 802.11b.

Bandwidth: You could select 20/40MHz or 40MHz or 20MHz.

Channel: The router will not choose the best channel itself. You need to choose a channel manually. If your router is used as a Wi-Fi repeater, the channel will be fixed according to the connected wireless network.

Click Modify to change the settings of the wireless network.

Click Channel Optimization will automatically select the most suitable channel according to the current environment.

2. Dongle

Starting from firmware version 3.100, users could add Wi-Fi to GL-MV1000W by plug a Wi-Fi dongle.

Here is a list of supported dongles that we had tested before.

Driver Dongle Tested
RTL8811AU/RTL8821AU AWUS036ACS Yes
RTL8812AU AWUS036AC Yes

You can buy these dongles from our store or other channels.

When you insert the dongle, you will see the dongle under WIRELESS.

gl-mv1000w with dongle

Click Modify to change the settings of the wireless network.

Guest Wi-Fi

Guest Wi-Fi is turned off by default, you can turn on it for visitors. Guest Wi-Fi is separated from the default Wi-Fi. That is, you can only access the Internet in Guest Wi-Fi, not the web Admin Panel.

guest wifi 2.4g status

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