dlinkrouter.local : How To install D-Link router DIR-816L

http://dlinkrouter and http://dlinkrouter.local is the web domain that is used to log in into your D-Link router.

How I can set up and install D-Link router DIR-816L?

You can follow the below mentioned instructions to set up and install D-Link DIR-816L:

  • First of all position your D-Link DIR-816L router near to the modem and PC.
  • Take off the modem’s Ethernet cable connected to the modem and plug it into the port labeled ‘INTERNET’ on the back of your router.
  • Connect the power outlet to the router and make sure that LED lights are ON.
  • Plug one end of the supplied Ethernet cable into the port labeled 1 on the back of the router and other end into the Ethernet port of your computer.
  • Open an internet browser from your computer.
  • Type http://dlinkrouter, http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Hit enter.
  • If you are logging in for the first time, the setup wizard will start automatically.
  • The setup wizard will guide you through step by step to set up your D-Link router and to connect to the internet.
  • You can change the language using the drop-down menu in the top right hand corner of the page.
  • Click next to continue.
  • Wait until your router detects the internet connection type.
  • Depending upon the internet connection you might need to enter the additional information like: username and password supplied by the ISP.
  • If your router finds the internet connection but not detect the type of internet connection you have, click Guide me through the internet connection settings to display all type of connection to choose from.
  • Select your internet connection type:
  • DHCP Connection(Dynamic IP)
  • Username/Password PPPoE (DHCP Connection)
  • PPPoE this type of connection are generally used for DSL internet connection.
  • Username: Internet service username(Provided by your ISP)
  • Password: Internet service password(Provided by your ISP)
  • Enter the required information and click next.
  • For both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz create a username and password.
  • Your wireless client will need this password to connect to your wireless network.
  • In order to secure your router, create a password to secure your web-based interface.
  • This should be different from Wi-Fi network.
  • Enter your password in the given field and then again in the verify field.
  • Click next to continue.
  • Select your time-zone from drop-down menu.
  • Click next to continue.
  • A confirmation window will show up to notify the completion of set up wizard.
  • A summary of your wireless network will also show up.
  • Click next to continue.
  • Now, your browser will ask you if you want to make a bookmark of this page, click ok if you want to otherwise click Cancel.
  • If you click ok, window will appear to create a bookmark.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

How I can log in into my D-Link router?

log in into my D-Link routerYou can follow the below-mentioned steps to log in into your D-Link router:

  • Open a web browser of your choice from a computer.
  • Enter http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Enter the default username that is admin.
  • Leave the password field empty.
  • Click ok or log in.
  • Once you have successfully logged in, you will be directed to the Dashboard screen.

How I can upgrade the firmware of my D-Link router?

upgrade the firmware
You can follow the below-mentioned steps to download firmware of your D-Link router:

  • Open the web browser and type http://support.dlink.com in the address bar.
  • In the search bar, type the model number of your router.
  • It will direct you to the next window where you can find the list of software and firmware for your router.
  • Download the firmware.
  • Open an internet browser and type http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Enter your login credentials in the given field.
  • Click Advanced at that bottom.
  • Click on the Tool or Maintenance tab at the bottom of the page.
  • Click on Firmware update from the menu on the left side.
  • Under Firmware upgrade click on the browse button and locate the file that you have downloaded.
  • Click on the upload to start the process.
  • It might take two or three minutes to complete the upgrade process.
  • Click continue when appears.
  • The upgrade process is completed now.

How I can reset my D-Link router to the factory settings?

D-Link router to the factory settingsYou can follow the below-mentioned instructions to reset your D-Link router:

  • With a clip or object hold the reset button on the back of the router for few seconds.
  • The router will reboot on its own.
  • When WLAN light stop blinking, router is reset.

How I can change the password of the Wi-Fi for my D-Link router?

You can follow the below-mentioned instructions to recover the password:

  • Open an internet browser that is connected to the router’s network.
  • Enter http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Press enter.
  • Once you are successfully logged in, click setup in the top menu.
  • Go to wireless settings in the left-hand side.
  • Now, click on the “Manual wireless connection setup” button.
  • Scroll down to the field “Pre-Shared key”.
  • If you don’t see it, you can select a drop-down menu from at the bottom of the screen first.
  • Type in your new password.

How I can enable remote management on D-Link DIR-130 or DIR-330 router?

You can follow the below-mentioned instructions to enable remote management:

  • Open the web browser and type http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Enter the default username and password if you have not personalized it.
  • Click ok.
  • Find the TOOLS tab and click on it and select ADMIN.
  • Check this box to enable the Remote Management feature.
  • When enabling remote management, you can specify a specific public IP address on the internet you want to access to your router.
  • You can enter an asterisk sign to allow access from anywhere on the internet.
  • Select a port from the port dropdown menu to check the destination port for the remote management.
  • Click on the save settings.

How I can change the admin password of my D-Link router?

admin password
You can follow the below mentioned instructions to change the router password:

  • Open a web browser of your choice from a computer that is connected to the router’s network.
  • The default password is blank.
  • Click login button.
  • Click on the Maintenance tab on the top.
  • Enter the new password in the Admin section.
  • Enter it again in the verify password.
  • Click save settings at the top to save settings.

What can I do if I have forgotten my admin password?

  • The default username is admin.
  • The default password is empty.
  • But if you have changed the password and have forgotten the password then you have to reset the router.

How I can reset the default D-Link router using web-based configuration of my router?

  • Open web browser and type http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • Enter the default username and password, the default username is admin and password is blank.
  • Click on the System tab on the left side of the screen.
  • Click Restore Factory Defaults under System Settings.

How I can change the network name of my D-Link router?

You can follow the below-mentioned instructions to change the network name:

Method 1:

  • Open internet browser of your choice from computer that is connected to the router’s network.
  • Type http://dlinkrouter, http://dlinkrouter.local, or http://192.168.0.1 into the address bar.
  • Hit enter.
  • The default username is admin and password is blank, enter the updated or personalized password if you have changed it.
  • Click on login.
  • Once you have successfully logged in, click on the setup tab on the top of the configuration page.
  • Click wireless setting from the menu on the left-hand side.
  • Tap on the Manual Wireless Connection Setup.
  • Type the new SSID, next to
  • This can be done separately for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands.
  • Click on the save settings.

Method 2:

  • If you have registered your router with mydlink then you can change the settings of the router through the web portal.
  • Go to https://www.mydlink.com.
  • Log in into the mydlink account.
  • From MyDevices choose the router.
  • Go to settings.
  • Go to the Basic settings and enter a new SSID name in the SSID field.
  • Click on the apply button.
  • Click on Yes to confirm the changes.

How I can change my D-Link router IP address?

You can follow the below-mentioned instructions to change the IP address of your D-Link router:

  • Open an internet browser from a computer that is connected to the router’s network.
  • Enter the default IP address http://192.168.0.1 into the address bar.
  • The default username is admin.
  • The default password is blank.
  • You can enter the updated or personalized password and username if you have changed them.
  • Click log in.
  • Once you have an access to the Dashboard screen.
  • Click on Setup – Network settings.
  • Under router settings, enter the router’s new IP address and subnet mask.
  • The IP that you have configured is the IP address that is used to access the web-based management interface.
  • If you have changed the IP address then you need to change the PC settings to access the internet.
  • Click on the save settings.

How I can set up website filtering on my D-Link router?

  • Open internet browser of your choice from a computer that is connected to the router’s network.
  • Type http://dlinkrouter, http://dlinkrouter.local or http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
  • The default username is admin.
  • The default password is blank.
  • You can use the updated password if you have changed it.
  • Click log in.
  • Once you have successfully logged in, click on the advanced tab then website filter on the menu at the left-hand side of the screen.
  • Select the option “Deny computers access to ONLY these sites” from the Configure Website Filter drop-down menu.
  • Type the URLs to be blocked on this router in the Website URL/Domain
  • Click on the save settings.
  • Now, go to the Access control tab and check the box to enable access control.
  • On access control page, you will need to set up policy on the router for the website filter.
  • Click on the Add Policy.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
  • Click next.
  • Name the policy and click next.
  • Select a schedule and click next.
  • Schedules can be created under Tool -- Schedules section.
  • Select IP or MAC address of the machine to which this policy applies.
  • Now click on the next.
  • If the machine you wish to add the policy is currently connected as a DHCP client, you can select it from drop-down menu.
  • Select the filtering method.
  • Click next.
  • Choose whether to allow or Disable web access Logging.
  • Click on the save button.
  • You can now save the policy listed under Policy Table.
  • Check the box next to the policy name to allow/enable that policy.
  • Click on the save settings.

What should I do if I am having trouble with wireless connection?

You can try the following troubleshooting to fix this issue:

  • You can change the channel on your wireless router.
  • Change the location of your wireless product.
  • Put the wireless router in the open area.

How I can remove or block users from D-Link wireless network on my D-Link router?

  • First of all you need to login into dlink account through http://mydlink.com.
  • Now, select your router to bring up the Router Status page.
  • Click on the block button to remove the selected user, under the connection list.
  • Click on the apply button.
  • The selected users will now be blocked from accessing the internet.