The Asus RT-AC54U Wi-Fi router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards. This router’s maximum speed is 300+867 Mbps. One of the unique features of this router is the Guest network. The device has two high-gain antennas. Both of them are detachable.To perform the Asus RT-AC54U router setup, read the next section.
Checking The Package Components:
Prior to starting the installation steps, check whether the following components are available:
The Asus RT-AC54U wireless router
The network cable (RJ-45)
Quick Start Guide and AC adapter
The hardware setup involves connecting your devices. Follow these steps to start the Asus router setup.
First, insert one end of the router’s AC adapter into the DC-IN port of the router.
Plug the other end of this adapter into the electrical socket.
Next, connect your computer to the router’s LAN port using the bundled network cable.
Now, you have to connect your modem to your router’s WAN port using another network cable.
Take the modem’s AC adapter and insert one of its ends into the DC-IN port of the modem. Plug the other end of this adapter into the electrical outlet.
The hardware part of the Asus RT-AC54U router setup is now complete. Let us now continue with the software part, which involves using QIS (Quick Internet Setup).
Logging Into Your Router:
Open the default web browser on your computer.
The QIS webpage should launch automatically. In case it does, select one of the following options:
Automatic IP (DHCP)
The options listed above are the connection types. Choose one of them and continue with the on-screen instructions to finish the Asus RT-AC54U router setup.
In case the QIS webpage does not launch automatically, you need to disable the web browser’s proxy settings.
To manually launch the QIS webpage, follow these steps. These instructions will help you continue with the router setup.
In the default web browser’s address bar, type https://192.168.1.1 .Otherwise, you can use https://router.asus.com .
Utilize the default credentials to log into the user interface. Both your default username and password are“admin” (without the quotes).
When you are taken to the Network Map page, click on Quick Internet Setup from the left pane.
Auto-detection of your ISP connection type occurs under the following conditions:
In case you are configuring your wireless router for the very first time.
If you reset your wireless router to its default settings.
To collect the required information about your Internet connection type, contact your ISP.
You have now completed the Asus RT-AC54U router setup .