Tenda routers provide excellent wireless connections, but wired connections are far more reliable and consistent than wireless. Though you may not always feel the need to connect your device via an Ethernet cable, if your wireless connection fails, the only way to connect to the internet is via a wired connection.
So, if you’re looking for instructions on how to connect a Tenda wireless router to a PC you’ve come to the right place. This article will walk you through the process of connecting your PC to your network both wired and wirelessly.
How To Connect Tenda Wireless Router To PC?
Wired connections are more reliable than wireless connections because, first, they do not suffer from interference issues, and second, an Ethernet cable is more efficient in delivering internet to the client. However, people do not see the need to run cables through their homes and prefer wireless connections for their clients. However, if a connection fails, you can always connect to the internet via an Ethernet cable, so we will tell you how to connect to your internet in both ways.
Here is a step-by-step procedure to connect your PC to the Tenda router.
- Plug your router into the power source and turn it on.
- Take an Ethernet cable and connect it from the WAN port 4 of your router to the modem. The port is located at the back of your Tenda router.
- Now access the web interface of the router by typing http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar of the web browser.
- Once the page is loaded, click the green start button to set up your wizard.
- A page labeled Wi-Fi Settings will appear.
- Change the transmit power to high. Enter the network’s credentials you wish to change.
- Click the Next button.
- Next, a page will appear prompting you to enter your recently configured network credentials.
- Enter the password and click the Login button.
- Now you have access to the main portal showing all the network information. Check the network connection status and make sure you have an active connection.
- Next, take another Ethernet cable and connect one end to the yellow LAN port at the back of your router. Connect the other end to the PC.
- Check the status of the LED lights on the router.
- If a connection is successful, the SYS light will be blinking, the WLAN light on your router will be blinking and the LAN port where you have made the connection will be on.
- You have your PC connected to the Tenda router via an Ethernet cable.
- If you want to connect wirelessly, go to the Wi-Fi settings on your PC and find your Tenda network. The SSID will be the one you configured in step 6.
- Enter the password and you can connect the PC wirelessly to your Tenda router.