Getting Started with GL.iNet Microuter¶
1. Power on¶
Microuter can be powered up with a computer, power bank, or any power adapter with USB port. Simply plug it into the USB port of your device or adapter. However, please disable the internal Wi-Fi if you are using laptop.
You can connect to the router via USB Ethernet or Wi-Fi.
Note: This step only connects your devices to the local are 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.
Connect via USB Ethernet¶
This only works on computer with USB port. Plug in Microuter and then your computer will install the driver automatically. Lastly, it will create a USB to Ethernet network. For special situation, here are drivers for Windows.
Connect via Wi-Fi¶
Search for the SSID of the router in your device and input the default password: goodlife.
Note: The SSID was printed on the bottom label of the router with the following format:
3. Access the web Admin Panel¶
Open a web browser (we recommend Chrome, firefox) and visit http://192.168.8.1. You will be directed to the initial setup of the web Admin Panel.
1) 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.
2) 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.
Note: This password is for this web Admin Panel and the embedded Linux system. It will not change your Wi-Fi password.
3) 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.