How to Configure a D-Link DSL 2640T

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How to Configure a D-Link DSL 2640T
Setting up wireless on DSL requires more than a cable connection. (Ethernet crossover cable image by lefebvre_jonathan from

Connecting a D-Link DSL 2640T wireless router requires more work than setting up a D-Link router for cable Internet. The biggest difference is the DSL authentication process. In order to connect a DSL wireless router, you must obtain the username and password for DSL authentication from your DSL provider. This ensures you are authorised to broadcast wireless Internet. Once you have the username and password, the process is not much different than any other router.

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Things you need

  • RJ11 cable
  • DSL username/password authentication

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  1. 1

    Plug an RJ11 cable into the ADSL port located on the back of the D-Link router. Plug the other end of the RJ11 cable into the RJ11 wall socket designated for your DSL Internet. The D-Link router is equipped to broadcast wireless Wi-Fi signal.

  2. 2

    Open a web browser on your computer and type in and load the page. The address is the location for the router’s settings. Place the word “admin” into the username and password fields, and load the page.

  3. 3

    Click on “Home” on the directory tab, then click on “Run Wizard.” The Wizard walks you through the set up process required for DSL users. First, enter your time zone and then set your Internet connection type, which will be PPPoE or PPPoA, and finally, enter in the user name and password provided to your by your Internet provider to authenticate that you are a client of that Internet provider. Click "Save Settings."

  4. 4

    Access the Wi-Fi Wizard by clicking on the Wi-Fi icon located on the lower right tool tray on your computer screen. Select “WIFI ON” and wait for the Wi-Fi Wizard to locate your D-Link router. Select your router from the list. Click “Save Connection,” and then select “Connect.”

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