How do I set up and secure my wireless connection ?

Please launch your browser and enter http://dlinkrouter.local or into the address bar. Then login and follow the steps below:
Step 1: Click Settings -> Wireless

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Step 2: In the wireless Wi-Fi name (SSID) field (for both the 2.4 and 5GHz sections), erase the default name (dlink-xxxxx) and enter a unique wireless network name (This is the name you will see when scanning for wireless networks on your computer/wireless device).
In the password field, remove the default password and enter a new one of your choice. (Must be a minimum of 8 characters), then click Save.

(1) Smart Connect enabled:
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(2) Smart Connect disabled:

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