Buffalo router is a high-speed network device that solves all your wireless connectivity problems. When connected to this wireless router, you can experience excellent network connectivity on your laptop, desktop, and mobile devices.
To quickly Setting Buffalo router access point as an access point, proceed with the steps below.
What is the use of setting up a router as an access point?
Consider, you have an old router that is no longer able to provide you a stable or fast network connection. However, you wish to use it. In this scenario, you can use this old router as an access point.
How to use my old router as an access point?
You can set up your old router as an access point using a network cable and an active router.
Connect the old router to an active router using a network cable.
Then, go to your old router’s web interface page and make the required changes.
Procedure to set up the Buffalo router in an access point mode
Before you begin, gather your Buffalo router’s IP address and credentials.
Now, connect your Buffalo router to an active or exiting router using a network cable.
Now, connect the active router to your computer using a LAN cable.
Then, open a web browser on your Windows computer.
In the search field, type the IP address of your Buffalo router and setting buffalo router access point.
When prompted, enter your Buffalo router’s user name and password. The default username and password of this router are admin and password , respectively.
Enter the correct router’s credentials and click Sign In.
Once the Buffalo router’s web interface screen opens, click the Wireless tab followed by Basic.
Go to the SSID 1 section and click the checkbox beside the Use option.
Click the radio button beside the Enter command line.
In the text field, type BUFFALO or any other keyword based on your preference.
Now, choose the WPA/ WPA2 mixed mode-PSK option from the Authentication drop-down menu.
Enter the wireless network password in the text field provided beside the WPA-PSK (Pre-shared key). Click the Apply button.
Once the password is applied, click the Setup tab.
Now, enable the Bridge mode option by clicking the radio button beside it. Then, click the Apply button.
Wait for 30 seconds. Now, you can find the network icon changing in the taskbar.
Now, unplug the LAN cable from your Windows computer.