1. Q:
    2. How do I set up and install my DAP-1650?
    1. A:
    2.  Select the Mode you want to configure the DAP-1650 in:


      Extender Mode




      Access Point Mode




      - Media Bridge Mode




      Extender Mode


      Step 1: Power on the DAP-1650


      Step 2: Connect a computer (Desktop or Laptop) to any port on the back of the DAP-1650



      Step 3: Open your web browser and enter the IP address of the DAP-1650 into the address bar. The default IP is http://192.168.0.50 or http://dlinkap



      Step 4: You should be taken to the DAP-1650 setup wizard webpage. Click Next to begin.


      Note: The setup wizard will only appear during the 1st time setup. If the Wizard does not appear, please factory reset the DAP-1650 - How do I reset my DAP-1650 to factory defaults?




      Step 5: Next to Wireless Mode select Extender and click next



      Step 6: Create a new wireless network and password for your New Extended network


      Note: D-Link suggests keeping this different from your existing Wireless Network. Using a different wireless network name will allow you to easily determine which network you are connected to.



      Step 7: The DAP-1650 will scan your area for wireless signals.



      Select the wireless signal you want to extend and click Connect



      Step 8: If the wireless signal you want to extend is Security enabled, enter its wireless security password and click Next




      Step 9: Enter a new administrator password for the DAP-1650. (The default password is <blank>)


      Note: This is not a wireless password. This password is strictly for accessing the DAP-1650 configuration page.



      Step 10: Review your settings and click Finish.



      The DAP-1650 will save and reboot, applying your new settings



      Setup is now complete.


      Note: Ensure to place the DAP-1650 in a area that has a good signal to your Existing Wireless signal./router. The DAP-1650 requires a good signal from your existing router in order to properly extend your signal.



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      Access Point Mode


      Important Note: When configuring your DAP-1650 in Access Point mode and connecting it to an older wireless router, D-Link suggests you disable or turn off the wireless function on the router to prevent interference or confusion when connecting to your upgraded wireless signal (From the DAP-1650).


      If you are connecting your DAP-1650 to a D-Link router, please follow the steps in this guide to disable the wireless function- How do I disable the wireless on my router?


      For non-D-Link routers, please contact the appropriate manufacture or provider for further assistance.


      Related FAQ: D-Link DAP-1650 Access Point mode recommendations





      Step 1: Power on the DAP-1650


      Step 2: Connect a computer (Desktop or Laptop) to any port on the back of the DAP-1650



      Step 3: Open your web browser and enter the IP address of the DAP-1650 into the address bar. The default IP is http://192.168.0.50 or http://dlinkap



      Step 4: You should be taken to the DAP-1650 setup wizard webpage. Click Next to begin.


      Note: The setup wizard will only appear during the 1st time setup. If the Wizard does not appear, please factory reset the DAP-1650 - How do I reset my DAP-1650 to factory defaults?




      Step 5: Next to Wireless Mode select Access Point and click next



      Step 6: Click Next to begin the setup wizard



      Step 7: Create a new wireless network name and password for your devices to connect to.


      Note: This will be the name of the wireless signal you will connect to with your wireless devices.




      Important Note: If you have not disabled the wireless feature on your existing router/network; D-Link suggests you configure the DAP-1650 with a different wireless name as your older wireless device. This will prevent confusion when trying to connect to your new upgraded signal from the DAP-1650.







      Step 8: Enter a new administrator password for the DAP-1650. (The default password is <blank>)


      Note: This is not a wireless password. This password is strictly for accessing the DAP-1650 configuration page.




      Step 9: Select your time zone and click next




      Step 10: Confirm your settings and click Finish




      The DAP-1650 will save and reboot, applying your new settings



      Setup is now complete.


      Step 11: Connect your DAP-1650 into your router or existing network


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      Media Bridge mode


      Step 1: Power on the DAP-1650


      Step 2: Connect a computer (Desktop or Laptop) to any port on the back of the DAP-1650



      Step 3: Open your web browser and enter the IP address of the DAP-1650 into the address bar. The default IP is http://192.168.0.50 or http://dlinkap



      Step 4: You should be taken to the DAP-1650 setup wizard webpage. Click Next to begin.


      Note: The setup wizard will only appear during the 1st time setup. If the Wizard does not appear, please factory reset the DAP-1650 - How do I reset my DAP-1650 to factory defaults?




      Step 5: Next to Wireless Mode select Media Bridge and click next



      Step 6: The DAP-1650 will automatically scan for available wireless networks. 



      Select the wireless network you want to bridge and click Connect



      Step 7: If the wireless network you intend to bridge is security enabled, enter its wireless password and click next.



      Step 8: Enter a new administrator password for the DAP-1650. (The default password is <blank>)


      Note: This is not a wireless password. This password is strictly for accessing the DAP-1650 configuration page.



      Step 9: Confirm your Settings and click Finish



      The DAP-1650 will save and reboot, applying your new settings



      Setup is now complete.


      Note: Ensure to place the DAP-1650 in a area that has a good signal to your router. The DAP-1650 requires a good wireless signal in order to properly bridge your devices.



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