How to Access Dlink Router in Bridge Mode?
Bridge mode in Dlink router is a feature that makes two routers to coexist without any error. When it’s enabled on the WiFi router the other one essentially creates a mesh network in your house. Because of this bridge mode, you will experience the fastest internet speed and reliable network connection. If you want to log in to the router’s interface using dlinkrouter.local when it is in bridge mode, then you can take help from this blog. Also, we will share some of the troubleshooting tips so that you can access the router easily while it is in bridge mode.
How to Login While Router is in Bridge Mode?
Accessing the Dlink router is an easy and simple process even when it is in bridge mode. Down here are some steps that help you to log in correctly.
1.To start the login process, you have to connect your computer to the router using the Ethernet cable or WiFi.
2.To connect to the router, you should navigate the LAN port of the router and WAN or internet port of the computer. Then connect the Ethernet cable to them.
3.After connecting to the internet, you have to locate any web browser and open it.
4.Then click on the address bar and type dlinkrouter.local in it.
5.Hit the Enter key and you will reach at the router’s interface where you have to enter the user details.
6.You can just use admin as username and password as password to enter into the interface.
7.You also can use the default user manual to fill the username and password. After filling the username and password blanks just hit the Enter key again.
8.Now, you will reach the main dashboard of the router interface.
9.Here you can manage the settings and network of the router. You can also update the firmware and change or assign a new password for the network.
As you can see, you just have to connect to the network and then login simply, even if the router is in bridge mode. Also, don’t be confused in the different URLs. dlinkrouter.local is used to log in to the Dlink WiFi router and dlinkap.local is used to access the Dlink WiFi extender. Now, let’s take a look at some of the troubleshooting tips that will help you access the router without any error occurrence.
You can also solve problems using these tips which are given down here in the paragraphs.
Choose an Optimal Spot
You should pick a location that is close to the modem router and far away from the heavy metal things. Also, avoid such places that are near to the electronic things, concrete walls and fish tanks. You have to pick a location at the center of that area where you use the internet devices such as computer, desktop or mobile phones.
Connect Hardware Connections Correctly
Establishing the hardware or physical connections between the Dlink router and the modem is very important. The modem sends the physical signals to the router and then the router transforms these signals to the WiFi signals. Because of this connection, you can use the speedy internet. To establish, you have to connect them using the Ethernet cable. You should locate and connect Ethernet cable to the LAN port of the modem and WAN port of the Dlink WiFi router. You should use a network cable which is not damaged.
Don’t Use Damaged Power Cord
You should supply power to the router using a power cord that is in good condition. If it is damaged then you have to replace it quickly. Also, you should plug the power cord in to the power socket that is in good condition, if it is damaged as well then call an electrician to fix it.
Use Updated Browser
To log in you have to use the internet browser, you can use any web browser but it should be updated. If it is not then update it. To do that so, you just have to follow these simple steps.
- Just open the browser you want to update, and then locate and click on a three dot setting option on the top of the screen.
- A scroll will open and then find and click again on the about page option.
- Then select the “update” option and then it will start downloading.
- After some time the browser will be updated itself and you can log in to the router.
Also, you should disable the antivirus of the computer and ad-blocker of the browser while logging in to the Dlink WiFi router.
Use Correct URL Address
You have to enter the correct URL in the browser’s address bar. The correct URL is dlinkrouter.local, if you want to access the Dlink router interface. If you have a Dlink WiFi repeater then you should use dlinkap.local URL. You should always double check the URL address. Don’t use any wrong URLs like dlink.router.local or dlinkrouter.login.
In above paragraphs you have learned that you can easily access the Dlink router’s interface, even if it is in bridge mode. We also shared the login process to reach the interface of the WiFi router using dlinkrouter.local URL and some of the troubleshooting tips. These troubleshooting tips and login process will help you to access the router pretty easily and without any issue occurring. We hope using this blog, you have completed the accessing process successfully without facing any problems.