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Version 2.0 | 7/18/14
User Manual
Wireless AC1200
Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
DIR-850L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 2.0 | 7/18/14 User Manual Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router DIR-850L...

  • Page 2: Preface

    Preface D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Manual Revisions Revision Date Description April 19, 2013 • Initial release for revision A1 July 18, 2014 •...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Web-based Configuration Utility ..........24 SharePort ................56 Home ..................25 Create User ..............57 Internet ................25 mydlink ................58 DIR-850L ................26 Advanced ................59 Connected Clients ............27 QoS Engine ...............59 USB Device ...............28 Firewall Settings .............60 Settings ..................29 IPv4/IPv6 Rules ...............62 Wizard ................29 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 4

    Windows Vista® ................. 134 Pictures ...................86 WPA/WPA2 ................. 135 Videos ..................88 Troubleshooting ............137 Music ..................90 Folders ..................93 Wireless Basics ...............141 Favorites .................96 What is Wireless? ..............142 Using the mydlink SharePort™ app for Android™ ...97 Tips ....................144 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 5

    Check your IP address ............146 Statically Assign an IP address ..........147 Wireless Security ............148 What is WPA? ..............148 Technical Specifications ..........149 Contacting Technical Support ........150 GPL Code Statement............151 Warranty .................163 Registration ..............170 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 6: Product Overview

    If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DIR-850L will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 7: Minimum Requirements

    For mydlink and mydlink app requirements refer to: mydlink Requirements http://www.mydlink.com For requirements refer to QRS Mobile page at: QRS Mobile Requirements • iTunes Store (App Store > Utilities > D-Link Systems) • Google Play (Click link to www.dlink.com/qrsmobileapp) D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 8: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction The DIR-850L Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Cloud Router provides revolutionary Gigabit 802.11ac wireless speed - up to 1200Mbps - for flawless HD video streaming to multiple devices. The DIR-850L supports a host of cloud features including QRS Mobile, which allows you to set up and configure the router using a mobile app.

  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Press the power button to power the router on and off. Power Port Connect the supplied power adapter to this port. Reset Button Press and hold the reset button with a paper clip for about six seconds to reset the router to the factory default settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 10: Leds

    A solid green light indicates a connection to the Internet port. If the LED is orange, the connection is good but Internet LED the router cannot connect to the Internet. If this LED is blinking orange, this indicates that the “on demand” connection type is set and the Internet connection is idle. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 11: Installation

    • Advanced Users - If your ISP provided you with a modem/router combo, you will need to set it to “bridge” mode so the DIR-850L can work properly. For details, contact your ISP or refer to the user manual for your modem/router device. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 12: Wireless Installation Considerations

    RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business. The key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines: 1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link router and other network devices to a minimum - each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that...

  • Page 13: Manual Setup

    Modem 2. Connect an Ethernet cable from the Internet port of the router to the Ethernet port on your cable or DSL modem. Ethernet Cable Ethernet Port INTERNET Internet Port (yellow) POWER 12V 2A Modem DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 14

    3. Connect another Ethernet cable from the Ethernet port on your computer to one of the LAN ports on the router. Computer INTERNET POWER Ethernet Cable 12V 2A DIR-850L 4. Plug the power back into your cable or DSL modem and wait for about one minute before continuing. Computer INTERNET POWER Modem 12V 2A DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 15

    Power LED does not light up, press the Power button on the back of the router. Computer INTERNET POWER 12V 2A Modem DIR-850L 6. After the router has powered up, verify that the Power (green) and Internet (green or orange) LEDs are both lit. Proceed with router configuration. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 16: Configuration

    There are several different ways you can configure your router to connect to the Internet and connect to your clients: • D-Link Setup Wizard - This wizard will launch when you log into the router for the first time. Refer to page 12.

  • Page 17: Setup Wizard

    IP address of the router (192.168.0.1). The wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. When the welcome screen appears, click Next to continue. Wait a few moments while your router detects your Internet connection type.

  • Page 18

    Connection (PPPoE), enter your PPPoE username and password supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. Note: Make sure you remove your PPPoE software from your computer. The software is no longer needed and will not work through a router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 19

    32 characters. Create a Wi-Fi password (between 8-63 characters). Your wireless devices will need to have this passphrase or key entered to be able to connect to your wireless network. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 20

    The Summary window will display your settings. Click Back if you find it necessary to make changes. When the settings are correct, make a note of the of them so you can configure your Wi-Fi devices. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 21

    If you selected Yes, I have a mydlink account, enter your mydlink Account Name (your e-mail address) and Password. Click Next to register your router with your mydlink account. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 22

    If you selected No, I want to create a new mydlink account, enter the requested information and click Next to create your mydlink account. At the end of the wizard, you will see a final summary of your settings. Click Finish to close the wizard. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 23

    Touch, or Android device. For mydlink app requirements, refer to http://www.mydink.com. PC and Mac users can access the mydlink portal at http://mydlink.com. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 24: Qrs Mobile App

    Or http://192.168.0.1 password. Username: “Admin” Password:” “ (leave the eld blank) Step 3 Once you connect to the router, tap on the QRS Mobile icon to launch the QRS mobile app from your mobile device. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 25

    Ethernet cable into your DSL or cable modem, and plug the other end into the port marked INTERNET on the DIR-850L. Tap Next to automatically detect your Internet connection and proceed to the next step. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 26

    Enter the Device Password (Admin Password) of your choice. Unlike the Wi-Fi password, this password is only required when you need to configure the router. Refer to "Web-based Configuration Utility" on page to learn how this password is used. Tap Next to proceed. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 27

    Step 9 If you would like to receive notification whenever a new firmware update is available, tap the Notify me when new firmware is available check box and tap Next. Otherwise, just tap Next to proceed. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 28

    You will see a summary of your settings. If you need to make any changes, tap Back to step back through the previous pages. Otherwise, tap Next to complete the setup. Congratulations, your device has been successfully configured! You may now exit the QRS Mobile app. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 29: Web-based Configuration Utility

    The bar at the top of the page has quick access to Settings, Advanced, and Management functions. You may easily navigate back Home at any time. Note: The system will automatically time-out after a period of inactivity. (You will have to log back in as described above.) D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 30: Home

    To view details about your Internet connection, click on the Internet icon. Click Release IP Address to disconnect from the Internet. If you do this and wish to reconnect, click Renew. To reconfigure the Internet settings, refer to "Internet" on page D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 31: Dir-850l

    To reconfigure the router's wireless settings, either click Go to settings (at the bottom right side of the page), or click Settings (at the top of the page) and then Wireless from the drop-down menu that appears. Refer to page 51. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 32: Connected Clients

    Enter a specific IP address for this client. Reserve IP: Enable if you would like to reserve this IP address for this client. Access: Allow or Block access to your router. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 33: Usb Device

    To configure your SharePort settings, click Go to settings (at the bottom right side of the page), or click Settings (at the top of the page) and then SharePort from the drop-down menu that appears. and refer to page 56. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 34: Settings

    For Dynamic IP (DHCP) refer to page 30. For Static IP refer to page 31. For PPPoE refer to page 32. For PPTP refer to page 33. For L2TP refer to page 35. For DS-Lite refer to page 37. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 35: Dynamic Ip (dchp)

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 36: Static Ip

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 37: Pppoe

    Enter the Secondary DNS Server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - by default this field will be set to Auto. Select Manual if you need to change the MTU for optimal performance. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 38: Pptp

    Enter the PPTP Gateway IP Address provided by your ISP (for Static IP Address: IP only). Enter the Primary DNS Server IP address assigned by your ISP. Primary DNS Server: Secondary DNS Enter the Secondary DNS Server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 39

    Section 3 - Configuration MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - by default this field will be set to Auto. Select Manual if you need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 40: L2tp

    Enter the L2TP Gateway IP Address provided by your ISP (for L2TP Gateway IP Address: Static IP only). Primary DNS Enter the Primary DNS Server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: Enter the Secondary DNS Server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 41

    Section 3 - Configuration MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - by default this field will be set to Auto. Select Manual if you need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 42: Ds-lite

    Address: WAN IPv6 Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be displayed here. Address: IPv6 WAN Once connected, the IPv6 WAN Default Gateway address will be Default displayed here. Gateway: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 43: Ipv6

    For PPPoE refer to page 43. For IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel refer to page 45. For 6 to 4 refer to page 47. For 6rd refer to page 48. For Local Connectivity Only refer to page 50. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 44: Auto Detection

    Enable or disable Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN services. DHCP-PD in LAN: Select SLAAC + RDNSS, SLAAC + Stateless DHCP, or Stateful Autoconfiguration Type: DHCPv6. Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 45: Static Ipv6

    Displays the router’s LAN IPv6 Link-Local Address. Local Address: Enable Automatic Enable or disable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. IPv6 Address Assignment: Autoconfiguration Select SLAAC + RDNSS, SLAAC + Stateless DHCP, or Stateful DHCPv6. Type: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 46

    Section 3 - Configuration Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 47: Auto Configuration

    Enable or disable Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN services. Enable Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN: Autoconfiguration Select SLAAC + RDNSS, SLAAC + Stateless DHCP, or Stateful DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 48: Pppoe

    Select either Obtain DNS server address or Use the following DNS . Primary DNS If you selected Use the following DNS, enter the Primary DNS Server: Server address. Secondary DNS If you selected Use the following DNS, enter the Secondary DNS Server: Server address. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 49

    Enable or disable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: Auto Select SLAAC + RDNSS, SLAAC + Stateless DHCP or Stateful Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 50: Ipv6 In Ipv4 Tunnel

    Enable DHCP- Enable or disable prefix delegation services. LAN IPv6 If you disabled DHCP-PD, enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the Address: router. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN IPv6 Link-Local Address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 51

    Enable or disable Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN services. DHCP-PD in LAN: Autoconfiguration Select SLAAC + RDNSS, SLAAC + Stateless DHCP, or Stateful Type: DHCPv6. Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 52: To 4

    Click to enable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. IPv6 Address Assignment: Autoconfiguration Select SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCP, or Stateful DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 53: 6rd

    Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 Address supplied by your ISP (for 6rd Border Relay IPv4 manual configuration only). Address: LAN IPv6 Displays the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. Address: LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 54

    Click to enable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. IPv6 Address Assignment: Autoconfiguration Select SLAAC + RDNSS, SLAAC + Stateless DHCP, or Stateful Type: DHCPv6. Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 55: Local Connectivity Only

    When ULA is enabled, you may also enable automatic configuration ULA Prefix: of the ULA prefix. Current ULA Will display the Current ULA Prefix. Prefix: LAN IPv6 ULA: Will display the LAN IPv6 ULA. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 56: Wireless

    802.11n wireless clients. For the 5GHz band: Select Auto 20/40/80 MHz if you are using 802.11ac, 802.11n, and non-802.11n wireless devices, or select Auto 20/40 MHz if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n wireless devices. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 57

    Use the drop-down menu to select a schedule for enabling the rule. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section (refer to page 71). Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 58: Guest Zone

    Internet Access Enabling this option will limit connectivity to the Internet. Guests Only: will not be allowed to access other local network devices. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 59: Network

    Disable to transfer the DNS server information from your ISP to your computers. Status: Enable or disable the DHCP server. DHCP IP Enter the starting and ending IP addresses for the DHCP server’s IP Address Range: assignment. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 60

    Enable to allow IPv4 multicast traffic to pass through the router from Streams: the Internet. IPv6 Multicast Enable to allow IPv6 multicast traffic to pass through the router from Streams: the Internet. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 61: Shareport

    SharePort drive through a web browser from a device on your network. Click Save when you are done. Note: To manage user accounts for SharePort access, click Create User and refer to the next page for details. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 62: Create User

    Browse and navigate to the desired folder. Click OK when you are done. The new user will be added to the list of user accounts. To save the new list, click Save. To return to the SharePort page, click SharePort. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 63: Mydlink

    Then, click Sign Up to create your new mydlink account. If you already have an existing account, click Yes, I have a mydlink account. Enter your E-mail Address (your username) and your Password. Then, click Sign In and register your DIR-850L with your mydlink account. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 64: Advanced

    If you want to remove a priority assignment from a device and return it to the Connected Clients list, click the cross icon in the top right corner of the device card. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 65: Firewall Settings

    Click to enable IPv6 Ingress Filtering, which is a technique used to IPv6 Ingress make sure incoming packets originate from the networks they claim Filtering: to be from. (Prevents source address spoofing.) Click Advanced Settings... to expand the list and view more options. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 66

    NAT devices and work around them. This Application Level Gateway (ALG) may interfere with the operation of such devices. If you are having trouble making VoIP calls, try turning this ALG off. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 67: Ipv4/ipv6 Rules

    Use the drop-down menu to select a Schedule when the rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create a schedule from the Schedules section (refer to page 71). Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 68: Port Forwarding

    Use the drop-down menu to select a Schedule when the rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create a schedules from the Schedules section (refer to page 71). Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 69: Virtual Server

    Use the drop-down menu to select a schedule when the rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or create your own schedule from the Schedules section (refer to page 71). Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 70: Website Filter

    Next, under Website URL/Domain enter the URL or Domain. If you wish to remove a rule, click on its trash icon in the Delete column. To edit a rule, simply replace the URL or Domain. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 71: Static Routes

    A value 1 is the lowest cost and 15 is the highest cost. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 72: Ipv6

    A value 1 is the lowest cost and 15 is the highest cost. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 73: Dynamic Dns

    Time Out: Enter a Time Out (in hours). Click Save when you are done. At the bottom of the page are the IPv6 host settings. To configure an IPv6 dynamic DNS host, refer to page 69. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 74: Ipv6 Host

    Enter the Host Name that you registered with your dynamic DNS service provider. IPv6 Address: Enter the IPv6 Address of the dynamic DNS server. Or, select the Computer Name from the drop-down menu. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 75: Management

    Update Time Using NTP Server option and use the drop-down menus that appear to input the time and date. Click Save when you are done. To configure and manage your schedules, click Schedule and refer to page 71. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 76: Schedule

    You can add multiple days to the schedule, but only one period per day. To remove a time period from the schedule, click on the cross icon at the end of the row. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 77: System Log

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedule from the Schedules section (refer to page 71). Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 78: Admin

    If you enable HTTPS Server, you must enter https:// as part of the URL to access the router remotely. Click Save when you are done. To load, save, or reset the settings, or to reboot the router, click System and refer to page 74. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 79: System

    Any settings that have not been saved will be lost, including any rules that you have created. If you want to first save the current router configuration settings to your computer, use the Save button above. Reboot The Click Reboot to reboot the router. Device: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 80: Upgrade

    *Note: When you click Check for New Firmware you will see a message that says, "Checking". If what you have currently installed is the latest version, you will see a message that says, "This firmware is the latest version". D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 81: Statistics

    You can view the Internet, LAN, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, or Wi-Fi 5GHz statistics by clicking on the respective tabs at the top. The graph will update in real time. To clear the information on the graph, click Clear. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 82: Using The Mydlink Shareport™ App

    USB port on the back of the router. Note: If you connect a USB drive containing many files or with a large capacity, it may take a while for the router to scan and catalog your files. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 83

    4. Tap the mydlink Share Port icon and the app will load. 5. If this is your first time installing a mydlink™ app, you will see this pop-up screen indicating that Login failed. Tap Set up to go to the Settings screen. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 84

    If you need to change your settings, tap the gear icon at the top right corner to access the Settings page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 85: Mydlink Shareport™ For Ios Devices In A Local Network

    Wi-Fi name (SSID) and password for your router printed on the included Wi-Fi Configuration Card. *Note: For the 2.4Ghz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX, with XXXX representing the last four digits of your router's MAC address. For the 5GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX-5GHz. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 86

    6. Enter the Admin Password and tap Done in the top right corner. Note: The Admin Password is your router's administrator account, which may be different than the password used to connect to the W-Fi Network. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 87

    If you need to change your settings, tap the gear icon at the top right corner to access the Settings page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 88: Main Menu

    Tap on the movie icon to play videos. Tap on the music icon to play audio files. Tap on the folder icon to browse all files in a folder view. Tap on the star icon to access your favorite files. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 89: Documents

    • Open In...: Tap to use a third-party app to open the file. The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap Home to go back to the main menu. Tap Refresh to update the list of files. Tap Sort to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 90

    Tap on a file to start the document viewer. In the viewer: Tap to add/remove the file from your Favorites. Tap to bring up the same options as (>) on the previous page. Note: Some files may require a third-party app to view them. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 91: Pictures

    Tap Home to go back to the main menu. Tap Slideshow to start a slideshow of your photos. Tap the screen again to bring up the menu. Tap Refresh to update the list of files. Tap Sort to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 92

    Tap on a file to start the photo viewer. In the viewer: Tap to add/remove the current image from your Favorites. Tap to start the slideshow. Tap to bring up the same image options as (>) on the previous page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 93: Videos

    • Open In...: Lets you use a third-party app to open the file. The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap Home to go back to the main menu. Tap Refresh to update the list of files. Tap Sort to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 94

    Tap to enter/exit full-screen mode. Tap to add/remove the file from your Favorites. Tapping this icon gives you additional options: • Open In...: Lets you use a third-party app to open the file. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 95: Music

    • Open In...: Lets you use a third-party app to open the file. The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap Home to go back to the main menu. Tap Refresh to update the list of files. Tap Sort to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 96

    • Tap Edit > Add Playlist... The New Playlist window will open. • Enter a name for the new playlist, then tap Save. • The name of the playlist will appear in the browser next to the icon. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 97

    • Tap Done. The playlist will be saved. To delete songs from the playlist: • Tap Edit in the playlist browser and add check marks by the names of the files to be deleted. • Tap Delete. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 98: Folders

    Tap Home to go back to the main menu. Tap Upload to upload files from your device to your removable storage. Tap Refresh to update the list of files. Tap Sort to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 99

    • Tap Edit at the top right. • Tap Add Folder to add a new folder. The Create a New Folder window will open. • Enter the Name of the new folder, then tap Save. • Tap OK to confirm folder creation. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 100

    • Tap Done. During the upload process, the size of the file and the upload progress will be displayed. To upload more files, tap the + icon at the top right and repeat the steps listed above. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 101: Favorites

    Tap on a file to start the file viewer. In the viewer: Tap to add/remove the file from your Favorites. Tap to bring up additional options. Note: The file options available will vary depending on the file type. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 102: Using The Mydlink Shareport™ App For Android

    USB port on the back of the router. Note: If you connect a USB drive containing many files or with a large capacity, it may take a while for the router to scan and catalog your files. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 103

    4. Tap the mydlink SharePort icon, and the app will load. 5. If this is your first time installing a mydlink™ app, you will see this pop- up screen indicating that Login failed. Tap Set up to go to the Settings screen.. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 104

    Remote Access. Note: If you see a red wireless icon at the bottom of the screen, your router’s network environment may not be suitable for a direct network connection and you may experience slow network speeds. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 105: Mydlink Shareport™ For Android In A Local Network

    Wi-Fi name (SSID) and password for your router printed on the included Wi-Fi Configuration Card. *Note: For the 2.4GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX, with XXXX representing the last four digits of your router’s MAC address. For the 5GHz band, the SSID is dlink-XXXX-5GHz. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 106

    Local Access connection. Note: If you see a red wireless icon, your router’s network environment may not be suitable for a direct network connection and you may experience slow network speeds. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 107: Main Menu

    Tap on the folder icon to browse files in a folder view. Tap on the star icon to access your favorite files. Note: Available features may differ depending on the Android OS version of your device. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 108: Documents

    Tap the icon to update the list of files. Tap the icon to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Tap the check box to select a file, then tap trash icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 109

    • Drag the screen up or down to scroll between pages. • Tap to perform actions like Find, Zoom, Reading View, Go to Page, and Bookmarks.* *Note: Available actions may differ depending on your Android OS. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 110: Pictures

    Tap the icon to update the list of files. Tap the icon to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Tap the check box to select a file, then tap the trash icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 111

    Tap the icon to delete the current image. Tap OK to confirm. Tap the icon to bring up additional options using other applications. Tap the icon to access the image editor. Note: These functions may vary depending on the version of your Android OS. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 112: Videos

    Tap the icon to update the list of files. Tap the icon to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Tap the check box to select a file, then tap the trash icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 113

    Tap on a file to start playing it. Tap on the screen to bring up the scroll bar, pause button, and play button. Tap to resume playback. Tap to pause the video. Note: Available features may vary depending on the Android OS version installed on your device. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 114: Music

    Tap the icon to update the list of files. Tap the icon to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Tap the check box to select a file, then tap the trash icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 115

    • Tap Add new playlist... • Enter a name for the playlist, then tap OK. The name of the playlist will appear in the browser next to the icon. • You can tap then to refresh the playlist page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 116

    To delete songs from the playlist: • Tap Edit in the playlist browser and tap the check boxes by the files you would like to delete. then tap OK to confirm deletion. • Tap D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 117: Folders

    Tap the icon to return to the main menu. Tap the icon to upload files. Tap the icon to refresh, sort, create a new folder, or mark files for deletion and copying. (See the list beginning on the next page for details.) D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 118

    Tap OK to confirm. • Tap on To copy files: • Tap on and tap the check box next to each file to be copied. • Tap on to browse for a destination folder for the file copies. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 119

    To create a new folder: • Browse to the directory you wish to create a new folder in. • Tap then • Enter the Name of the new folder in the box, then tap OK. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 120

    During the upload process, the size of the file and the upload progress will be displayed under the file name. • To remove a file from the upload queue, tap the X to the right of the filename. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 121: Favorites

    Tap the icon to update the list of files. Tap the icon to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Tap the check box to select a file, then tap the trash icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 122: Using Shareport With A Web Browser For Local Access

    2. From your web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari) type: http://shareport.local./ to go to the SharePort Web Acess log in page. 3. Log in with your admin password or a SharePort Username and Password. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 123

    Click Upload to upload a file to the current folder. The Upload File window will open. Click Browse and select the file you wish to upload. Click OK. The file will appear after the browser refreshes. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 124

    Section 4 - SharePort To delete a file: Check the check box next to the file(s) you wish to delete. Click Delete and a dialog box will appear. Click OK to confirm that you want to delete the file. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 125: Music

    You can go to the Music section to browse and play the music files on your storage. Click Back to return to the main menu. • Click on the audio filename to play it in the browser. You can pause, seek, mute and adjust the volume in the control window. • Close the control window to end playback. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 126: Pictures

    • Click on the image filename to view it in the browser. • Hover your mouse over the left or right side of the image and click < or > to view the previous or next image. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 127: Videos

    You can pause, seek, mute, adjust the volume, and activate full screen mode in the control window. • Close the control window to end playback. Note: Depending on your browser, the video file may be played back using the default player associated with that file format. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 128: Documents

    • Click on the filename to open the file. • Depending on the file type you select, the default program may open. Or you could see a dialog box asking you to select the option to Open or Save the file. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 129: Connect A Wireless Client To Your Router

    Step 2 - Within two minutes, press the WPS button on your wireless client (or launch the software utility and start the WPS process). Step 3 - Allow up to one minute for your connection to be configured. Once the Power LED stops blinking, you will be connected and your wireless connection will be secure with WPA2. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 130: Windows® 8

    Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks that are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 131

    WPS button on your router during this step to enable the WPS function. When you have established a successful connection to a wireless network, the word Connected will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected to. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 132: Windows® 7

    If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used. 1. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner). Wireless Icon 2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 133

    If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check your TCP/ IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. 4. The following window appears while your computer tries to connect to the router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 134

    It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as the one on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 135: Wps

    The WPS feature of the DIR-850L can be configured using Windows® 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows® 7 to configure the WPS feature: 1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu. 2. Click Network on the left side. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 136

    Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 3. Double-click the DIR-850L. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (on the router label) in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 137

    Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 138

    Make a note of the security key as you may need to provide this security key if adding an older wireless device to the network in the future. 9. Click Close to complete WPS setup. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 139: Windows Vista

    (displayed using the SSID) and click the Connect button. If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 140: Wpa/wpa2

    1. Open the Windows Vista® Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner of screen). Select Connect to a network. 2. Highlight the Wi-Fi name (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 141

    It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as the one on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 142: Troubleshooting

    1. Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility? When entering the IP address of the D-Link router (192.168.0.1 for example), you are not connecting to a website, nor do you have to be connected to the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the device itself. Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the web-based utility.

  • Page 143

    Section 6 - Troubleshooting • Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link router in the address bar. This should open the login page for your web management. • If you still cannot access the configuration, unplug the power to the router for 10 seconds and plug back in. Wait about 30 seconds and try accessing the configuration.

  • Page 144

    • Windows® 8, 7, and Vista® users type in cmd and press Enter (or click OK). • Once the window opens, you’ll need to do a special ping. Use the following syntax: ping [url] [-f] [-l] [MTU value] Example: ping yahoo.com -f -l 1472 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 145

    • To change the MTU, enter the number in the MTU field and click Save Settings to save your settings. • Test your e-mail. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 146: Wireless Basics

    D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home, business, or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely access the data you want, when, and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.

  • Page 147: What Is Wireless

    D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network. How does wireless work? Wireless works similarly to how cordless phones work, through radio signals that transmit data from one point A to point B.

  • Page 148

    Who uses wireless? Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. Home Uses/Benefits • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...

  • Page 149: Tips

    The wireless connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”. Using a D-Link Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to the Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels, Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers.

  • Page 150: Wireless Modes

    An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless router. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless router or access point. An Ad-Hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-Hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 151: Networking Basics

    Check your IP address After you install your new D-Link adapter, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.

  • Page 152: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP. Step 5 Click OK twice to save your settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 153: Wireless Security

    WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication through the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a more secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 154: Technical Specifications

    1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 155: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the router (e.g. rev B1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the router). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.

  • Page 156: Gpl Code Statement

    WRITTEN OFFER FOR GPL AND LGPL SOURCE CODE Where such specific license terms entitle you to the source code of such software, D-Link will provide upon written request via email and/or traditional paper mail the applicable GPL and LGPLsource code files via CD-ROM for a nominal cost to cover shipping and media charges as allowed under the GPL and LGPL.

  • Page 157

    To prevent this, the GPL assures that patents cannot be used to render the program non-free. The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification follow. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 158

    A “Standard Interface” means an interface that either is an official standard defined by a recognized standards body, or, in the case of interfaces specified for a particular programming language, one that is widely used among developers working in that language. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 159

    Conveying under any other circumstances is permitted solely under the conditions stated below. Sublicensing is not allowed; section 10 makes it unnecessary. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 160

    If the work has interactive user interfaces, each must display Appropriate Legal Notices; however, if the Program has interactive interfaces that do not display Appropriate Legal Notices, your work need not make them do so. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 161

    Corresponding Source of the work are being offered to the general public at no charge under subsection 6d. A separable portion of the object code, whose source code is excluded from the Corresponding Source as a System Library, need not be included in conveying the object code work. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 162

    If additional permissions apply only to part of the Program, that part may be used separately under those permissions, but the entire Program remains governed by this License without regard to the additional permissions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 163

    Additional terms, permissive or non-permissive, may be stated in the form of a separately written license, or stated as exceptions; the above requirements apply either way. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 164

    Corresponding Source of the work from the predecessor in interest, if the predecessor has it or can get it with reasonable efforts. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 165

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  • Page 166

    Free Software Foundation. If the Program specifies that a proxy can decide which future versions of the GNU General Public License can be used, that proxy’s public statement of acceptance of a version permanently authorizes you to choose that version for the Program. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 167

    Program, unless a warranty or assumption of liability accompanies a copy of the Program in return for a fee. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 168: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.

  • Page 169

    Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase price paid that is attributable to the Software. Except as otherwise agreed by D-Link in writing, the replacement Software is provided only to the original licensee, and is subject to the terms and conditions of the license granted by D-Link for the Software.

  • Page 170

    • The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.

  • Page 171

    Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon request and provided shipping charges are prepaid by the customer.

  • Page 172: Limitation Of Liability

    FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT.

  • Page 173

    The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 174

    Les conditions de fonctionnement sont sujettes à deux conditions: (1) Ce périphérique ne doit pas causer d’interférence et. (2) Ce périphérique doit accepter toute interférence, y compris les interférences pouvant perturber le bon fonctionnement de ce périphérique. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

  • Page 175: Registration

    Appendix G - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 2.0 July 18, 2014 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

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