Security checklist for Dlink COVR AC3900 router
To login to Dlink COVR AC3900 router and change the network name and password,
- Start with opening your favorite browser,then in the address bar enter the IP Address http://COVR.local,http://192.168.0.1,
- You will now be taken to the login page where you can enter the default username: blank and password: blank
- Change Dlink COVR AC3900 default Login and Password or reset it if you dont remember
- Change Dlink COVR AC3900 default Wifi name (SSID) / Password.Continue reading for detailed step-by-step instructions
2.Login to the Dlink COVR AC3900 Router
You will now be taken to the login page where you can enter default username: blank and password: blank to complete the login process (You can simply use the copy-paste below). Voila! You are now logged in!
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And no need to get your breathing rates high in case you have changed the username/ password of Dlink COVR AC3900 and forgot them, as you can just reset the Dlink COVR AC3900 router by press-and-hold the reset button with a clip for about 15 seconds.
3.Change Dlink COVR AC3900 Default Login and Password
Since, security of a network is vital, the first and foremost task is to change the Dlink COVR AC3900 router Default Login and Password to something more personal and secure
Here's the steps:
• Look for - Management(found in the menu bar at the top of page) , and click on it
• Look for - System Admin, and click on it
Dlink COVR AC3900 Router Password Tips:
Choose a complex and hard-to-guess password for your Dlink which only you can rememberIt should be something personal, like &ilostmyvirginity@30, so that you will never forget it. Ever
Protect itThe amount of protection directly depends on the password complexity, and the effort taken to protect that password of your Dlink COVR AC3900 router
Usability firstGive Password for your Dlink COVR AC3900 router that you can remember (usability first). Of course, you can build a strong hash password with special character, numbers, greek and latin. But ultimately you will endup writing it on a sticky and putting it on the router which defeats the purpose. Here’s an example $lasttriptovegas0916
4.Change Dlink COVR AC3900 Default Wifi name (SSID) and Password and enable Network EncryptionAnother small suggestion (as it has no impact on security), is to change the Dlink COVR AC3900 Default Wifi name (SSID) as it will make it more obvious for others to know which network they are connecting to.
• Look for - Settings(found in the menu bar at the top of page) , and click on it
• Look for - Wireless , and click on it
• Look for - Advanced Settings, and click on it
Look for Network Name (SSID), this is the wifi name of your Dlink COVR AC3900 Router. Don’t use your name, home address or other personal information (since this isn’t a Facebook status!) in the SSID name. (No Mr.Paul&Princy) Few funny wifi name suggestions: I’m cheating on my WiFi!, FBI Surveillance Van #594 (scares away stupid criminals), Lord of the Pings...
Once you enter the name for your network, you have to enable WPA2-PSK encryption on your Dlink COVR AC3900 router. That’s the strongest encryption standard available for home networks.
Enter a new WPA Pre-Shared Key / Wifi Password – this is the password that you will use to connect to your home wifi. Keep it 16-20 characters and (please!) don’t use the same password that you used for Dlink COVR AC3900 router login!
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5.Few more settings that you can consider for your Dlink COVR AC3900 routerYou need or need not choose to consider this step; it is both obsolete and quite a hassle!
•You can consider MAC Address filtering for Dlink COVR AC3900 router. But, you will have to essentially login to the router to add any new devices by feeding the device’s MAC address everytime you have a guest. Your date might want to check his/her emails, you know?
•There are a lot of resources in Internet asking to Disable SSID Broadcast on your Dlink COVR AC3900, but it’s more painful for you to connect every time than the hacker. Just forget, We don’t even recommend it
6.Security is a continuous processJust keep in mind to change the passwords often or at least once in every 6 months! on your Dlink COVR AC3900 You do not want the safety you have worked so hard for to fail just because of ignorance, negligence or casual laziness! Time for a bulletin on the fridge, folks! We can remind you though? Enter your email on below! Nope, we’re not spammers!
Dlink COVR AC3900 router login issues:
Passwords find a way to not work! Or, in most cases, users find a way to forget them! In either case, look up the “How to Reset the Dlink COVR AC3900 Router to Default Settings” section below
Dlink COVR AC3900 Password Doesn't Work
Forgot Password to Dlink COVR AC3900 RouterIncase if you have changed the default username and password of Dlink COVR AC3900 and forgot it, Please see “How to Reset the Dlink COVR AC3900 Router To Default Settings” section below
How to Reset the Dlink COVR AC3900 Router To Default SettingsIncase if you have changed the default username and password of Dlink COVR AC3900 and forgot it, It’s more like magic, I’d say! Press the reset button with a pin or something that gets through the tiny hole, and hold it for about 15 seconds! (till you see all lights flickering) Your Dlink COVR AC3900 router shall be reset in no time, and you can start from step 1 in this guide to set it back up
How to boost Dlink COVR AC3900 Wifi and overcome connectivity issues:
The perfect spot does it all; be it romance or your router! To avail the best signal and network connectivity, make sure you keep your Dlink COVR AC3900 router visibly and not facing the wall or behind the curtains
1.Place the Dlink COVR AC3900 in a perfect spot
2.Find a Good Wireless Channel Instead of Auto on your Dlink COVR AC3900 routerAuto channels might fail you once in a while; believe that you’re smarter than the Dlink router! Find a seamless wireless channel instead of what the router finds automatically. This would ensure that your signal does not interfere with that of your neighbors.
If you’re running a Windows-based PC, you can see what channels neighboring Wi-Fi networks are using.
-Press Start > type “cmd”. Open Command prompt
-In command prompt type netsh wlan show all
You will see a list of all wireless networks and the channels being used in your vicinity. instead of using “Auto” for the control channel, Pick the channel that has the lowest interference