Are you ready for the challenge of figuring out how to login to your Tenda router? Why stress yourself out when we can steer you in the right direction? This article will guide you through everything you need to get going with your home or business network, We’ll cover how to login, how to reset your password, and how to change it, Plus, we’ll show you a few tips and tricks that can help you avoid common issues.
How to login to your Tenda router
If you are looking to log in to your Tenda router and you landed on this page, you are at the right place, In this Tutorial, I will show you how to login to your Tenda router, With the Tenda 1200 series routers, there is a handy button that allows you to reset your password, That button – WPS button or Wireless Security Kit is located at the top of the router and if you press it, it “reverses” the current authentication settings and allows you to enter in the existing password, That same button yes, does reset your Wi-Fi password too.
Most legacy routers, however, do not have a reset button, and the same goes for the newer models.
The only way to reset or change your Wi-Fi password is to go to the admin page, select your router model and password, and follow the on-screen prompts.
If you can’t find that button, try following the steps in my article on connecting to your router via SSH, After that, you can force a reset by pressing the reset button located on the back of the router, So, in summary, log into your router via your administrator account on a PC or Mac or from your home network.
Alright, enough with the terminology now, Let’s get straight to the tutorial!
Disclaimer: This section would be impossible without the help of a helpful YouTube partner,
Here are the steps you need:
1, Open up your browser and navigate to the Tenda router’s admin page, Once you reach the home page, sign in with the username and password that was previously set (usually your username and the password you chose).
2, Follow the prompts to reset your password.
3, Enter the new password when asked, Last but not least, make sure to check the security options before continuing on.
How to change your password
You should create a strong password that is at least 10 characters long and includes a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols, It should also not be a word that can be found in a dictionary, Many people create passwords that include a mix of letters and numbers, like “12345” or “password”, which are easy to guess.
Here, let’s take a look at four successful “password” passwords, how they’ve been cracked, and tips on how to prevent your password from becoming weak, Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,”
As you attempt to start up your Tenda home router, you’ll want to ask yourself a few questions: Before you plug in the adapter, you should look up the network name of the router to see which SSID, WAN, and LAN devices it has, You’ll also want to make sure the network isn’t using public IP addresses.
Example: If my home router is showing as router-01, I don’t want to allow anyone else to connect to it, Additionally, make sure the router isn’t scanning your local area, which could allow anyone else to access your network, These are some steps you can do to verify these properties: Luckily, if you have a phone and the adapter connects to your phone’s public IP address, you can login.
After entering the proper username and password, you’ll then be taken to a login screen, By default, the Tenda router is set to scan the network and allow anyone who enters the correct username and password to connect.
This is why you only need to input your account information when you want to access your home network, First, let’s move the devices around so we can get a better view of the network, As you’ve moved devices around, make sure you unplug them all.
When you’re done, you should have a good view of the network to work with, Then, we’ll have to login, Open your Smartphone’s native web browser and go to http://192,168,0,3, You’ll want to connect to the router’s IP address (example: 192,168,0,3).
reset Tenda Router PASSWORD if you’ve forgotten it
If you can’t remember your password, the first thing you should do is reset it, If you don’t know how to do that, here’s how:
1, Go to your email inbox and click on the email address associated with your account.
2, Click on the link that says, “I forgot my password, How do I reset it?
3, Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the reset option under the Online Security section (it might be labeled Auto-Reset), Or if you prefer a graphical method, you can follow this link, Login to your router in exactly the same way you did with your email account, Goto the “Home” page, then to the “Settings” tab.
4, Under the “Security” tab, look for “Auto-Set-Password” and change it to misspelled “Auto-Login” or whatever you set it to in step three.
5, From the “Home” page, tap on the symbol in the upper right and login as normal, Go to the settings system on your Tenda router and navigate to Web Settings, You’ll find this under the account menu at the top.
6, Scroll down to Access Based Restrictions and select ‘Manage Restrictions.
7, You’ll see a list of all the restrictions that filter what sites or applications can access your network automatically, You’ll also see some additional categories such as ‘Software’, ‘Not Anymore,’ Under ‘Software,’ you’ll see a list of applications that are trusted to access your network.
8, You can exclude applications from your list of trusted applications by clicking the ellipsis icon and setting the restriction to ‘Allowed’.
9, Navigate to your Wireless LAN settings and login as normal.
10, On the Access-Based Restrictions page, you can customize the access list and adjust the notification setting to receive an email about changes to your network’s restrictions, With your Tenda router set up, the next thing to do is enable Bandwidth Optimization and Dynamic Host Configuration Networking, Under ‘Connection Types’ on the ‘Web interface’, there will now be a list of connectivity types, Under Dynamic Host Configuration, click on the ‘+’ icon and select ‘Advanced Settings.
Some quick tips for using your home network more effectively
The most important thing is to use wired connections whenever possible, Wired connections have fewer problems than wireless connections, like dropped signals and interference from other devices.
If you can’t use a wired connection, make sure to keep your computer as far away from other devices as possible and keep your computer and devices up to date with security patches.
If you can use Wi-Fi 6, including 802,11ac, then it’s the way to go, Wi-Fi 6 offers faster speeds and supports important security features like WPA/PSK encryption, It also doesn’t use your computer’s electricity as regular radio, providing you with more privacy and security.
Use this article as a reference as you upgrade or hack your home network, If you have a USB modem, check out our guide on how to manage your router’s settings without a PC, and if you already have a router, frequently check its configuration page’s firmware version or firmware download link to ensure it’s up to date.
Everything you’ll need for your computer: You’ll also need a USB keyboard and a monitor, PCMag has tips to ensure you’re using a keyboard from a reputable brand and to manage your documents on a PC.
Anyone who has already set up a home network should have no trouble logging in even after reading this tutorial, But here are a few things to keep in mind: The router’s login screen should appear as soon as your internet browser opens, similar to the following, You should see a list of wireless networks and then select your device.
You can do this by opening the network tool (usually located at the top right corner of your browser), clicking the button that says “Internet Options,” and then “Setting,” The router will usually provide a username and password that match your computer’s, If yours doesn’t appear, make sure you know your device’s name, model, or serial number.