Netcomm NB6Plus4WN Netcomm NB6Plus4WN wireless router
Make Netcomm
Model NB6Plus4WN
Manufaturer code NB6Plus4WN
Description The NetComm Gateway Series ADSL2+ Wireless N300 4-Port Modem Router is an ADSL/2/2+ compatible router/modem/switch with a built in wireless access point, providing wireless internet and file sharing between multiple computers
Wireless Standards 802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.netcomm.com.au
Product Webpage http://www.netcomm.com.au/netcomm-products/adsl-broadband/nb6plus4wn
Data Sheet Download Netcomm NB6Plus4WN Data Sheet
User Guide Download Netcomm NB6Plus4WN User Guide
Security Options WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)
WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)
WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)
WPA 2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre-Shared Key)
WPA/WPA 2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 Pre-Shared Key)
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected 2 Pre Shared Key)
Default Login Details Username: admin
Password: admin

In order to update your router’s security settings follow these easy steps:

Step1 (Log in to your router)

To log in to your router run Internet Explorer (or your default browser) and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar and hit Enter. To find your IP address in Windows press the windows key and the key “R” at the same time. In the new window, type “cmd” and hit Enter, then type “ipconfig” and hit Enter. Now, under “Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network settings” you should have Default Gateway followed by an array of numbers devided in 4 groups by dots. That is your router’s IP.

Netcomm NB6Plus4WN IP

Step2 (Login)

After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following system username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.

Netcomm NB6Plus4WN login

Username: admin
Password: admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’s SSID, go to Basic Settings > Wireless Basic Settings. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. First, type in the name of your wireless network in the SSID box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the radio button next to the Hide Wireless Main Network option. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

Netcomm NB6Plus4WN Wireless Security Interface

To configure security features for the Wireless interface, please open Security item from Wireless menu. This web page offers eight authentication protocols for you to secure your data while connecting to networks. There are nine selections including 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, 802.1X, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, mixed WPA2/WPA, and mixed WPA2/WPA-PSK. Different item leads to different web page settings.

Netcomm NB6Plus4WN WPA/WPA2-PSK

It is recommended to use WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key)

WPA2/WPA-PSK

Netcomm NB6Plus4WN WPA/WPA2-PSK

Authentication                      Select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK mixed mode.

Encryption                             Select AES

Pre-shared Key                    Type in your passphrase (password)

To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply.

 Well done! You have now secured your router!

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