In this article we will talk about BSNL Nokia Siemens 1600 Wifi Configuration. This is in continuation to the previous article where we have learnt about how to configure the BSNL Nokia Siemens 1600 modem with BSNL broadband service. Please follow the instructions below as per the picture shown:
Step 1: Turn on your BSNL Nokia Siemens 1600 modem and then open your internet explorer (or any other internet browser), and type the modem’s default admin access webpage 192.168.1.1 in the address bar as shown below. Then press enter which will open the following page:
Step 2: Type ‘admin’ as the user name and enter your admin password for this modem, and press Enter which will open the below screen:
Step 3: Now click on ‘Wireless’ on the top which will take you to the following page and show you some options on the left hand side of the screen:
Step 4: Now, from the menu options shown on the left hand side of the screen, click on ‘Basic’ after which you will see the following screen. Here just check the option which says ‘Enable Wireless’ and click on ‘Save/Apply’. You may also give a name to your wireless access point by entering any name in the ‘SSID’ field on this page. Select ‘India’ from the Country field. Then click on ‘Save/Apply’. With this step, you will complete the wifi configuration in this modem. If you want to secure your wireless connection so that unwanted people do not use or misuse your internet connection, then proceed to the next step.
Step 5: From the options shown on the left hand side menu, click on ‘Security’ which will lead you to the following screen. It will show a field as SSID (it will display the name of your wireless connection that you have chosen on the last screen and its ‘default’ in case you have not changed it. Select ‘WPA2-PSK’ as Network Authentication, leave WPA Group Rekey Interval as 0, select WPA Encryption as ‘TKIP’, leave WEP Encryption as disabled. Now, the most important field – the password or the WPA Pre-Shared Key. In the WPA Pre-Shared Key, enter a very strong password (you will need to enter this password while using a Wifi enabled device for internet on this modem). A strong password will contain a combination of uppercase, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. For example, I have entered the password as Mywifi@2013. After entering all the above information, click on ‘Save/Apply’.
Now, just restart the modem to enjoy the features that you have just enabled. If it happens sometime, that you forget your wifi password then just come to the above screen and click on ‘Click here to display’ which will pop up a small window showing your wifi password just like as shown on the below screen:
With all the above steps, we have successfully completed bsnl nokia siemens 1600 wifi configuration for your bsnl broadband modem for wifi use. If you have any problems while doing the above configuration, please let us know by leaving comments below.
This is an original article written by Riz.