How to hide WIFI network name | D-link DSL-224?

Are you searching for more security tips for your D-link VDSL WIFI Router DSL-224?
here I will give you the steps to hide your WIFI network from others, so no one can find it or connect to it.
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How to Hide your WIFI Network Name and prevent it from being seen?

Before hiding it tries to change your wifi network name first. here you could find steps for how to change your dlink DSL 224 wireless network name or password.

Step 1: Login to your DSL-224 router.  

Open your browser ( Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, ...etc) and write in the address bar 
your router DSL-224 default IP address 10.0.0.2 Then press Enter.

A Pop-up screen asking for username and password, type admin in both fields and press enter.
If it didn't work maybe you changed the default admin password before So type your admin password and then press enter.
If you didn't remember your admin password in this case you have to reset your router to its default factory settings. How to reset your router to its factory default settings?

Keep in your mind that resseting router to its default settings will erase all configuration on it and you have to configure/ Setup the router DSL-224 for internet connection from beginning>>How to Setup Dlink DSL-224 wireless router.


Step 2:  Hide your WIFI network.

 1- Click on Advanced, From left-hand side Advanced Wireless.
 2- Broadcast SSID > Select Disable
 3- Click on Apply Changes.


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How to connect to your Wifi network name while it is not shown in your wireless network names?

From your laptop click on wireless icon at the right bottom of your screen and then click on Hidden network. then connect.


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Enter your wireless network name (SSID) and password, then you will be connected to the network.
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you have to do the same steps for any device you want to connect to your network.

For more information regarding the wireless performance or speed issues you could read this article>> 
How Can I Increase My WI-FI Speed And Overall Wireless Performance?

I wish you found simple steps for hiding your wifi network on DSL-224 Wireless router through this article. for any recommendations please leave a comment :) 

Thank you for reading.
Zeinab Hassan
Zeinab Hassan

Network/Communication Engineer

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