Set up Instructions
For visual instructions please visit our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLE62gBYdtc
Once the GL iNet is powered it will generate its own Wi-Fi network that you need to connect to in order to set it up.
You can connect using a smart phone, tablet or laptop via Wi-Fi settings.
If you are using a smart phone or tablet fully TURN OFF any mobile data access.
Go to your network settings and join the GL iNet SSID (Service Set Identifier) I.E. Network.
The SSID is printed on the bottom lable of the router with the following format:
3. Access the Web Admin Panel
Open a web browser (we recommend Chrome, firefox) and type in to the address bar: http://192.168.8.1. You will be directed to the initial setup of the web Admin Panel.
If you receive the 'Your device is not connected to the internet' please refresh the page and check you are still connected to GL-MT300N-XX-XXX.
A) Language Setting
You need to choose the display language of the Admin Panel
B) Admin Password Setting
There is no default password for this Admin Panel.
You must set your own password, which must be at least 5 characters long. Then, click Submit to proceed.
C) Admin Panel
After Initial setup, you will enter the web Admin Panel of the router.
4. Go to the Internet section of admin panel
A) Cable section - Click 'Use at LAN'
B) Repeater section - click Scan to find your network.
If you see a blank screen you need to turn your smart phone landscape.
Choose your network from the drop down list and enter password.
This is the network your GL iNet will use to connect your Web Server to the internet.
Enable the rememember button to save. Click Join.
When connected to your network the circle next to Wi-Fi will be blue.
6. Finish setting up GL iNet
Click on main menu. On your smart phone this will be the three little lines in the corner.
Click on More Settings > Click on Network Mode
Select Extender. Click APPLY
Choose your network, fill in password and click APPLY.
Once connected, if you refresh the page you will get the 'Device not connected to the internet message' and your SWS will be connected to the internet.
If you have a change in router or you change your network password you will need to reset your GL iNet.
To reset the module to its factory settings press and hold down the reset button for 10 seconds then release. All user data will be cleared.
Please then wait 3 minutes.
Once the GL iNet has been reset the light on it will flash and it will appear on your network settings. (Follow set up instructions from stage 2).