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.
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 from Cloudflare: Cloudflare DNS over TLS uses the TLS security protocol for encrypting DNS queries, which helps increase privacy and prevent eavesdropping.
Manual DNS Server Settings: Input a custom DNS server manually.
Configure the function of the mode switch. It doesn't have any function by default. You can set it as a toggle to turn on or off Wireguard/OpenVPN client or Power saving mode.
Configure the contents displayed on OLED including main screen, WiFi infomation, LAN IP, VPN information and cutomized contents. You just enable or disable the display contents and click Apply.
Show the WIFI password: Whether or not to show the WI-FI password in the OLED.
Show the main screen：Whether or not to show the first (main) screen.
Show the 2.4G WIFI info：Whether or not to show the second (2.4G WIFI info) screen.
Show the 5G WIFI info：Whether or not to show the second (5G WIFI info) screen.
Show the LAN IP：Whether or not to show the forth (LAN IP info) screen.
Show the VPN info：Whether or not to show the forth (LAN IP info) screen.
Show customized：The content of the user customized screen.
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: Briage 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.