You may want to access your home router remotely through Internet: from your work or even from your mobile phone. In this case you will be able to reboot router or change its settings at any time. Here is how to access D-link and TP-Link router remotely from anywhere on the Internet.
In some situations you may want to specify several IP addresses at once on a single network interface. For example, you can assign addresses from different subnets with different masks. Thus it will be possible to access your PC using any of those addresses.
Metered connection mode is designed for using with mobile modems, tethering or another internet connections where the traffic is limited (or is NOT unlimited). The purpose is traffic saving.
What will change in case you enable the feature? In this mode Windows won’t download updates, so you can use this option to postpone the installation of updates.
What is UPnP
UPnP (stands for Universal Plug and Play) is a set of network protocols. It is designed to automatically configure network devices. Simply put UPnP automatically forwards a port if the connection was initiated from the local network. It trusts the LAN outgoing requests by default. Here is why you should disable this feature on your wireless router to stay safe.
The issue: android smartphone cannot connect to wi-fi. It displays “Saved, Secured” under the network name. In this article we will talk about possible reasons of this issue. Besides that we have a guide on how to fix the problem.
Nowadays almost in all apartments there is at least one wireless router or modem. You need a router if you have at least one laptop to be able to connect to the Internet without using a wire (patch-cord). You also need one if you own a modern phone like iPhone or Android-based device to use your home ISP and not to waste your mobile data in vain. How many networks does your laptop or smartphone detect when you are at home? In most cases you can see at least three Wi-Fi names belonging to your nearest neighbors except the SSID of your own router.
So what about security? Many people believe that setting up a strong wireless security key for Wi-Fi access means a total security for the router in whole. It’s a big fallacy. Even if your “WiFi password” is hard-to-guess, someone can exploit a vulnerability in your current security mode or features like WPS to gain access to the wireless network, then – to settings page of your router and few minutes later – to your PC, files, e-mails, credit cards credentials and banking account. In this article read our tips about how to secure your wireless router, access point or wireless modem and prevent hackers from accessing your devices and stealing your data.