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How do I change the channel on my DWL-2100AP or DWL-2200AP Access Point?

It is recommended to configure the channel on your wireless router before your wireless adapters. Most wireless adapters will find your wireless network by the SSID you assigned to the access point, and then will automatically lock onto the channel of the access point.

Step 1 Log into the web configuration of the DWL-2100AP by opening up a web browser and typing in the IP address of the Access Point (

Step 2 The default username is admin (all lower case) and the password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3 Select the Home tab and click Wireless on the left hand side.

Step 4 Next to Channel, select the channel you would like to use from the drop-down menu. It is recommended to use Channel 1,6, or 11. If you have 2.4GHz phones or experience interference, simply changing the channel may solve the issue.

Step 5 Click on the Apply button then click on the Continue button to save your settings.