How do I enable remote management on my DIR series router?

Step 1: Open a web browser and type the IP address of the DIR series router into the address bar (default is

Step 2: The default username is admin (all lower case) and the default password is blank (nothing). Click OK.

Step 3: Click on the TOOLS tab and navigate down to the ADMINISTRATION section.

Step 4: Check the box to Enable Remote Management.

Step 5: Enter the desired port in the Remote Admin Port dialogue box. You can also leave the default port at 8080

Step 6: Click on Save Settings to save your settings.

Once the Settings have been saved. To access your router remotely, from a web browser enter: http://<your wanip>:8080


You can find your WAN IP by clicking on the STATUS tab. It will be displayed under the WAN Section.

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