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Getting Started with GL.iNet GL-AX1800 (Flint)

Model: GL-AX1800 (Flint)


There is a video tutorial about the setup, please check out here.

1. Power on

Plug the power cable into the power port of the router. Make sure you are using a standard 12V/1.5A power adapter. Otherwise it may cause malfunction.

Power on

2. Connect

You can connect to the router via Ethernet cable.

Note: This step only connects your devices to the local area network (LAN) of the router. You cannot access the Internet currently. In order to connect to the Internet, please finish the setup procedures below and then follow Internet to set up an Internet connection.

Or you can initialize via mobile app, please access this to get the app.

Connect via LAN

Connect your device to the LAN port of the router via Ethernet cable.

connect via LAN

Connect via Wi-Fi

Note: The new version of GL-AX1800, if its firmware version is 3.213 or higher, it is possible to search the SSID when it is set up for the first time. Learn more about How can I tell if GL-AX1800 is a new version or an old version?

Search for the SSID of the router in your device and input the password.

Note: The SSID and WiFi Key was printed on the bottom label of the router, the SSID is with the following formats:

  • GL-AX1800-XXX
  • GL-AX1800-XXX-5G

3. Access the web Admin Panel

Open a web browser (we recommend Chrome, firefox) and visit You will be directed to the initial setup of the web Admin Panel.

Language Setting

You need to choose the display language of the Admin Panel. Currently, our routers support English, 简体中文, 繁體中文, Deutsch, Français, Español, Italiano 日本語, 한국어 and Русский.

welcome page of gl-ax1800

Note: If your browser always redirects to LuCI (, you can visit: instead of

Admin Password Setting

There is no default password for the Admin Panel. You have to set your own password, which must be at least 5 characters. Then, click Submit to proceed.

set up admin password for gl-ax1800

Note: This password is for this web Admin Panel and the embedded Linux system. It will not change your Wi-Fi password.

Admin Panel

After the initial setup, you will enter the web Admin Panel of the router. It allows you to check the status and manage the settings of the router.

admin panel of gl-ax1800

Video Tutorial

Unboxing and Setup Guide