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User Manual

All-in-One Mobile Companion
DIR-505

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.2 | 11/06/2012 User Manual All-in-One Mobile Companion DIR-505...
  • 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 24, 2012 • Initial release July 03, 2012 •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Wi-Fi Hotspot Mode ............11 UPnP Settings...............58 Wireless Installation Considerations ........12 Guest Zone ................59 Setting Up Your DIR-505 Through the QRS Mobile App 13 DMZ ..................60 Setting Up Your DIR-505 Through WPS(Repeater) ..15 Maintenance ................61 Setting Up Your DIR-505 Through a Web Browser ..16 Admin ..................61...
  • Page 4 Quick Setup Wizard ............115 Status ....................91 Wi-Fi Hotspot Setup ............117 Device Info ................91 Wireless LAN Setup ............119 Logs ..................92 LAN Setup ................121 Statistics .................93 Media Server..............122 Wireless .................94 Storage ................123 D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 5 Windows® 7 ................136 WPA/WPA2 ................. 136 WPS ..................139 Windows Vista® ................. 143 WPA/WPA2 ................. 144 WPS/WCN 2.0 ..............146 Windows® XP ................147 WPA/WPA2 ................. 148 Troubleshooting.............150 Wireless.Basics..............154 What is Wireless? ..............155 Tips ....................157 D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 6: Package Contents

    Section 1 - Product Overview Package Contents DIR-505 All-in-One Mobile Companion Quick Install Guide Companion Card If any of the above items are missing from your package, please contact your reseller. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 7: System Requirements

    .Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java ® installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. Computer.with.the.following: • Windows® 7, Vista®, or XP (Service Pack 2 or higher), CD.Installation.Wizard. Mac OS X (v10.7) Requirements • An installed Ethernet adapter • CD-ROM drive D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 8: Introduction

    The D-Link All-in-One Mobile Companion (DIR-505) lets you create a secure wireless network to share photos, files, music, video, printers, and network storage throughout your home. Connect the DIR-505 router to a cable or DSL modem and share your high-speed Internet access with everyone on the network.
  • Page 9: Features

    Section 1 - Product Overview Features •.Faster.Wireless.Networking - The DIR-505 provides an up to 150 Mbps* wireless connection with other 802.11n wireless clients. This capability allows users to participate in real-time activities online, such as video streaming, online gaming, and real-time audio.
  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    Slide this switch to select between Router/AP, Repeater, and Wi-Fi Hotspot modes. Switch WPS Button Press this to activate Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS) to connect other devices wirelessly automatically. LED Indicator This indicates the current status of the DIR-505, as detailed in the table below. LED Indicator Color Status Description...
  • Page 11: Bottom

    Web File Access. Reset Button Pressing the Reset button restores the router to its original factory default settings. Ethernet Port The auto MDI/MDIX Internet port is the connection for the Ethernet cable to the cable or DSL modem. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 12: Operation Modes

    Section 1 - Product Overview Operation Modes Depending on how you want to use your DIR-505 will determine which mode you use. The following pages describe each mode to help you figure out which one to use. • Router Mode •...
  • Page 13: Router Mode

    Router Mode In Router Mode, the DIR-505 connects to your cable modem, DSL modem, or other Internet source and shares your Internet connection with your devices wirelessly, providing Internet access for an entire home or office. You can also share files with other computers or devices on your wireless network by using the SharePort Mobile feature.
  • Page 14: Access Point Mode

    Access Point Mode In Access Point Mode, the DIR-505 connects your wireless devices together, but does not provide routing functionality. It also allows a connected wired device to connect to your other devices wirelessly. This can be useful if you already have an existing Internet router that does not have built-in wireless capabilities.
  • Page 15: Repeater Mode

    Repeater Mode In Repeater Mode, the DIR-505 extends the range of an existing wireless network. You can use this to extend the coverage of an existing wireless router to provide better signal for parts of your home or office that may have poor reception. Additionally,...
  • Page 16: Wi-fi Hotspot Mode

    Wi-Fi Hotspot Mode In Wi-Fi Hotspot Mode, the DIR-505 connects to a wireless hotspot or existing wireless network and lets you share access to that network with your devices. This mode is similar to Router mode, but instead of connecting to a cable or DSL modem as your Internet source, the DIR-505 connects to a Wi-Fi hotspot and shares that connection with your devices.
  • Page 17: Wireless Installation Considerations

    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 the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.
  • Page 18: Setting Up Your Dir-505 Through The Qrs Mobile App

    Setting Up Your DIR-505 Through the QRS Mobile App If you have an iOS or Android mobile device, you can use the QRS Mobile App to set up your DIR-505 without requiring a PC. 1. Use your mobile device to scan the appropriate QR code for your device to download the free QRS.Mobile app from the...
  • Page 19 4. Once your mobile device is connected, tap on the QRS Mobile app. 5. Click Start to continue, and follow the on-screen instructions to configure your DIR-505. 6. After setup is complete, the following screen will appear. You can now change your mobile device and laptop Wi-Fi settings to use the wireless network name and password you just created.
  • Page 20: Setting Up Your Dir-505 Through Wps(repeater)

    Setting Up Your DIR-505 Through WPS(Repeater) If you are setting the DIR-505 up in Repeater Mode to extend the range of an existing Wi-Fi network and your existing wireless router has a WPS button, you can use these steps to quickly set up your DIR-505.
  • Page 21: Setting Up Your Dir-505 Through A Web Browser

    Section 2 - Installation Setting Up Your DIR-505 Through a Web Browser 1. Move the switch on the top of the DIR-505 to the mode you wish to use, then plug it in. Verify that the power LED has turned green before continuing.
  • Page 22 If the Setup Wizard does not appear, type http://dlinkrouter in the address bar. If you have set up the DIR-505 before, you will see a login screen. Select Admin as your user name, and enter the password for the DIR-505. By default, the password is blank. The configuration interface will open, and you can configure the different settings of the DIR-505.
  • Page 23: Initial Setup Wizard (router/ap Mode)

    Section 2 - Installation Initial Setup Wizard (Router/AP Mode) If this is your first time setting up the DIR-505, open your web browser. You will automatically be directed to the Wizard Setup Screen. If the Setup Wizard does not appear automatically, type http://dlinkrouter.local.
  • Page 24 DIR-505 and click Next. In most situations, Router mode should be used. If you chose Router mode, the DIR-505 will try to detect what type of Internet connection you have and will ask you for the related settings. Enter the settings for your connection and click Next.
  • Page 25 Setup is complete, and your wireless network name and password will be displayed. It is recommended that you write this information down for future reference. Click Save.to save your settings and reboot the router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 26: Using The Shareport Mobile App (ios, Android)

    Using the SharePort Mobile App (iOS, Android) The SharePort Mobile app allows you to remotely access files stored on a USB flash drive or USB external hard drive connected to the DIR-505. For more information on using this feature, please refer to “Storage” on page 49.
  • Page 27 4. On your mobile device, go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect to the Wi-Fi network that you created during initial setup. The default Wi-Fi network name and password are printed on the Wi-Fi Configuration Card included in your package. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 28 7. You can now use the SharePort Mobile app to access the files on your USB storage drive. Note: If you connect a USB storage drive with many files or with a large capacity, it may take a while for the DIR-505 to scan and catalog your files. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 29: Router.mode

    Make sure that the mode selector switch is in the Router/ AP position on your DIR-505. If this is your first time configuring the DIR-505, open your web browser and type http://dlinkrouter in the address bar. You will automatically be directed to the Wizard Setup Screen. For more information, refer to “Initial Setup Wizard (Router/AP Mode)”...
  • Page 30: Setup

    If you want to configure your router to connect to the Internet using a setup wizard, click Internet.Connection.Setup.Wizard, and continue to the next page. To configure your Internet settings manually, click the Manual. Internet.Connection.Setup button and go to “Manual Internet Setup” on page 30. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 31: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Section 3 - Router Mode Internet Connection Setup Wizard The Internet Connection Setup Wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your DIR-505 and connect to the Internet. Click Next to continue. In order to secure your router, please enter a new password. Click Next to continue.
  • Page 32 If your ISP requires you to enter a MAC address and Host Name, fill them in here. You can click the Clone MAC button to enter your current computer’s MAC address. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 33 The software is no longer needed and will not work through a router. If you selected PPTP. Connection, you will see the following screen. Enter your PPTP username, password, and other information supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 34 If the router detected or you selected Static, enter the IP and DNS settings supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. Your setup is complete. Click Connect to save your settings and reboot your router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 35: Manual Internet Setup

    Manual Internet Setup If you clicked Manual.Internet.Connection.Setup on the Internet.Settings.page, you will see this screen. Here, you can configure the Internet connection for your DIR-505. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Operation This should be set to Router mode. If you want to use Access...
  • Page 36 MTU setting for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. MAC Address: If your ISP requires you to enter a MAC address, fill it in here. You can click the Clone.MAC.button to enter your current computer’s MAC address. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 37 Enter the primary and secondary DNS server addresses Secondary (Static PPPoE only). DNS Server: MTU: If you experience connection issues, you may need to change the MTU setting for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 38 Section 3 - Router Mode MAC Address: If your ISP requires you to enter a MAC address, fill it in here. You can click the Clone.MAC.button to enter your current computer’s MAC address. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 39 Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Reconnect Mode: Maximum Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet Idle Time: connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, set the Reconnect.Mode to Always.on. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 40 MTU setting for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. MAC Address: If your ISP requires you to enter a MAC address, fill it in here. You can click the Clone.MAC.button to enter your current computer’s MAC address. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 41 Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Reconnect Mode: Maximum Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet Idle Time: connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, set the Reconnect.Mode to Always.on. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 42 MTU setting for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. MAC Address: If your ISP requires you to enter a MAC address, fill it in here. You can click the Clone.MAC.button to enter your current computer’s MAC address. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 43: Wireless Settings

    If you want to configure the wireless settings on your router using the wizard, click Wireless.Security.Setup.Wizard and refer to the next page. If you want to manually configure the wireless settings on your router click Manual Wireless.Network.Setup.and refer to “Manual Wireless Network Configuration” on page 41. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 44: Wireless Network Setup Wizard

    Manually. assign. a. network. key: Select this option to manually enter your network key and click Next. It is also recommended that you tick the Use.WPA.encryption. instead. of.WEP. checkbox in order to give your wireless network the highest level of security. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 45 If you selected Manually assign a network key, you will need to manually enter a password (network key) for your wireless network, and then click Next. Wireless setup is now complete. Click Save.to save your settings and complete the setup process. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 46: Manual Wireless Network Configuration

    Manual Wireless Network Configuration If you clicked Manual.Wireless.Network.Setup on the Wireless.Settings.page, you will see this screen. Here, you can configure the wireless network settings of the DIR-505. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Wireless When you are browsing for available wireless networks, this...
  • Page 47 Wireless Here, you can select between None, WEP, WPA-Personal, Security and WPA-Enterprise. Refer to the following pages for details Mode: on configuring the different security modes. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 48 Select whether to use WPA, WPA2, or both WPA.and.WPA2. for your wireless network.. Cipher Type: Choose whether to use TKIP, AES, or both TKIP.and.AES. ciphers for your wireless network. Pre-Shared Enter the password(key) for your wireless network. Key: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 49 Enter the password(key) for your wireless network. Key: RADIUS Enter your RADIUS server IP address. Server IP Address: RADIUS Enter your RADIOS server port. Server Port: RADIUS Enter your RADIUS server shared secret. Server Shared Secret: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 50: Network Settings

    Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0. Device Name: Enter a name for the DIR-505. Local Enter the Domain name (Optional). Domain: Enable DNS Uncheck the box to transfer the DNS server information from Relay: your ISP to your computers.
  • Page 51 Address: Save: Click Save to save your DHCP reservation. You will still need to click Save.Settings at the top of the screen to activate your DHCP reservations. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 52 IP address. You can click the Revoke link for a device to revoke DHCP Clients: its IP address, which will cut off the device’s access to your network. You can also click the Reserve link to automatically fill in the Add.DHCP.Reservation.form with that computer’s information. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 53: Media Server

    This feature allows you to share music, pictures and videos with any devices connected to your network. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Enable Media Check this box to enable the media server feature. Server: Computer Enter the media server’s name. Name: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 54: Storage

    Storage This page will allow you to access files from a USB external hard drive or thumb drive that is plugged into the DIR-505 from your local network or from the Internet using either a web browser or the SharePort Mobile app for your smartphone or tablet.
  • Page 55 This section shows you information about the USB storage Devices: device plugged into the router. SharePort This will give you a direct link to the web access interface Web Access that you can click on or copy and paste. Link D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 56: Advanced

    The public port is the port seen from the Internet side, and the private port is the port being used by the application on the computer within your local network. Protocol Select TCP, UDP, or Both.from the drop-down menu. Type: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 57: Application Rules

    Internet. These applications may have difficulty working through NAT (Network Address Translation). Application Rules allow some of these applications work with the DIR-505. If you need to run applications that require multiple connections, specify the port normally associated with the application in the Trigger.Port setting, select the protocol type as TCP.or UDP, then enter the Firewall.(public) ports associated with the trigger port to open them for inbound traffic.
  • Page 58: Mac Address Filter

    Wireless.Client.List drop-down menu and then click the corresponding <<.button fill in the MAC address automatically. Click the Clear button to remove any entered MAC address. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 59: Website Filters

    All other websites will be blocked. Website URL/ Enter the websites you want to block or allow in the text Domain: boxes. Any website address that contains the text entered will be blocked. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 60: Firewall Settings

    It validates that the traffic passing through the session conforms to the protocol. Anti-Spoof Enable this feature to protect your network from certain Check: kinds of “spoofing” attacks. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 61: Advanced Wireless

    Advanced Wireless This screen allows you to set various advanced wireless settings of your DIR-505. Unless you are experiencing specific problems, it is recommended that you leave these settings at their default values. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 62: Wi-fi Protected Setup (wps)

    Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) System is a simplified way to set up the basic settings of the DIR-505. It can also be used to automatically create a secure wireless connection to a wireless client. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 63: Upnp Settings

    This page allows you to enable UPnP, which can help provide compatibility with some networking equipment, software, and peripherals. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Enable UPnP: To use the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP ) feature tick the ™ Enabled.checkbox. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 64: Guest Zone

    Zone and your main network. Between Zones: Here, you can select between None, WEP, WPA-Personal, Security Mode: and WPA-Enterprise. Refer to ”Wireless Settings” on page 38 for information on how to configure the different security modes. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 65: Dmz

    Enter the IP address of the device on your network you want Address: to place in the DMZ. You can use the dropdown box to select a device, then click the << button to automatically fill in the IP address of that device. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 66: Maintenance

    Maintenance Admin This page will allow you to change the password for the administrator account for configuring the settings of the DIR-505. You can also turn on graphical authentication(CAPTCHA) on this page. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 67: Time

    To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields Time: for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Save.Settings. You can also click the.Copy.Your. Computer’s.Time. Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 68: System

    Section 3 - Router Mode System This page allows you to save and restore your configuration, reset and reboot the DIR-505, and remove any added language packs. Save Settings Clicking the Save button will allow you to save the current...
  • Page 69: Firmware

    Firmware You can upgrade the firmware of the DIR-505 here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.
  • Page 70: Dynamic Dns

    Section 3 - Router Mode Dynamic DNS The DDNS feature allows you to host a server (Web, FTP, Game Server, etc…) behind your DIR-505 using a domain name that you have purchased (www.whateveryournameis.com) with your dynamically assigned IP address. Most broadband Internet Service Providers assign dynamic (changing) IP addresses.
  • Page 71: System Check

    This page allows you to run a ping test to check your Internet connectivity. Ping Test: The Ping Test is used to send ping packets to test if your DIR-505 is connected to the Internet. Enter the IP address that you wish to ping and click the Ping.button. Ping Results: The results of your ping attempts will be displayed here.
  • Page 72: Schedules

    Section 3 - Router Mode Schedules You can create schedules for use with some of the features of the DIR-505, which will allow those features to be active during certain times of the day or week. Name: Enter a name for your new schedule.
  • Page 73: Status

    Section 3 - Router Mode Status Device Info This page displays the current information for the DIR-505. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information. General: Displays the time and firmware version. Displays information about the connection to your modem or Internet connection.
  • Page 74: Logs

    Section 3 - Router Mode Logs The DIR-505 keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the DIR-505. If the DIR-505 is rebooted, the logs are automatically cleared. Log Options: There are several types of logs that can be viewed: System.
  • Page 75: Statistics

    Statistics The DIR-505 keeps statistics of the traffic that passes through it. You can view the amount of packets that pass through the LAN and wireless portions of the network. Click the Refresh.Statistics button to update the information, or click the Clear.
  • Page 76: Internet Sessions

    The Internet Sessions page displays full details of active Internet sessions through your router. An Internet session is a conversation between a program or application on a LAN-side computer and a program or application on a WAN-side computer. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 77: Wireless

    Section 3 - Router Mode Wireless The wireless client table displays a list of current connected wireless clients. This table also displays the connection time and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 78: Help

    Section 3 - Router Mode Help This screen gives you more information about the various parts of the configuration interface. Click on a link to learn more about that topic. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 79: Access.point.mode

    Make sure that the mode selector switch is in the Router/ AP position on your DIR-505. If this is your first time configuring the DIR-505, open your web browser and type http://dlinkrouter in the address bar. You will automatically be directed to the Wizard Setup Screen. For more information, refer to “Initial Setup Wizard (Router/AP Mode)”...
  • Page 80: Setup

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Setup Setup Wizard If you want to configure the Access Point Mode of the DIR-505 using a wizard, click Launch.Wireless.Setup.Wizard. For more details on the setup wizard, refer to “Initial Setup Wizard (Router/ AP Mode)” on page 18.
  • Page 81: Wireless Setup

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Wireless Setup Here, you can configure the wireless network settings of the DIR-505. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Wireless When you are browsing for available wireless networks, this Network is the name that will appear in the list (unless Visibility Status Name: is set to Invisible, see below).
  • Page 82 Wireless Here, you can select between None, WEP, WPA-Personal, Security and WPA-Enterprise. Refer to the following pages for details Mode: on configuring the different security modes. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 83 Select whether to use WPA, WPA2, or both WPA.and.WPA2. for your wireless network.. Cipher Type: Choose whether to use TKIP, AES, or both TKIP.and.AES. ciphers for your wireless network. Pre-Shared Enter the password(key) for your wireless network. Key: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 84 Enter the password(key) for your wireless network. Key: RADIUS Enter your RADIUS server IP address. Server IP Address: RADIUS Enter your RADIOS server port. Server Port: RADIUS Enter your RADIUS server shared secret. Server Shared Secret: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 85: Lan Setup

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode LAN Setup Here, you can configure the network settings of the DIR-505. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Operation This should be set to Access. Point mode. If you want to Mode: use Router mode, select Router mode and click the Save.
  • Page 86: Advanced

    Wireless.Client.List drop-down menu and then click the corresponding <<.button fill in the MAC address automatically. Click the Clear button to remove any entered MAC address. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 87: Advanced Wireless

    Advanced Wireless This screen allows you to set various advanced wireless settings of your DIR-505. Unless you are experiencing specific problems, it is recommended that you leave these settings at their default values. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 88: Wi-fi Protected Setup (wps)

    Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) System is a simplified way to set up the basic settings of the DIR-505. It can also be used to automatically create a secure wireless connection to a wireless client. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 89: User Limit

    User Limit You can limit the number of wireless clients that can connect to your wireless network. Doing so can help prevent the DIR-505 from being overloaded trying to provide service to too many clients, and helps ensure your wireless network runs smoothly.
  • Page 90: Maintenance

    Maintenance Admin This page will allow you to change the password for the administrator account for configuring the settings of the DIR-505. You can also turn on graphical authentication(CAPTCHA) on this page. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 91: System

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode System This page allows you to save and restore your configuration, reset and reboot the DIR-505, and remove any added language packs. Save Settings Clicking the Save button will allow you to save the current...
  • Page 92: Firmware

    Firmware You can upgrade the firmware of the DIR-505 here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.
  • Page 93: Time

    To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields Time: for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Save.Settings. You can also click the.Copy.Your. Computer’s.Time. Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 94: System Check

    This page allows you to run a ping test to check your Internet connectivity. The Ping Test is used to send ping packets to test if your DIR-505 is connected to the Internet. Enter the IP address that you wish to ping and click the Ping.button.
  • Page 95: Schedules

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Schedules You can create schedules for use with some of the features of the DIR-505, which will allow those features to be active during certain times of the day or week. Name: Enter a name for your new schedule.
  • Page 96: Status

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Status Device Info This page displays the current information for the DIR-505. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information. General: Displays the time and firmware version. LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the access point.
  • Page 97: Logs

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Logs The DIR-505 keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the DIR-505. If the DIR-505 is rebooted, the logs are automatically cleared. Log Options: There are several types of logs that can be viewed: System.
  • Page 98: Statistics

    Statistics The DIR-505 keeps statistics of the traffic that passes through it. You can view the amount of packets that pass through the LAN and wireless portions of the network. Click the Refresh.Statistics button to update the information, or click the Clear.
  • Page 99: Wireless

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Wireless The wireless client table displays a list of current connected wireless clients. This table also displays the connection time and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 100: Help

    Section 4 - Access Point Mode Help This screen gives you more information about the various parts of the configuration interface. Click on a link to learn more about that topic. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 101: Repeater.mode

    Make sure that the mode selector switch is in the Repeater position on your DIR-505. Setup Wizard If you want to configure the Repeater Mode of the DIR-505 using a wizard, click Launch.Setup.Wizard. To configure your DIR-505 manually, click Wireless. Setup to configure your wireless connection or click LAN.
  • Page 102: Setup Wizard

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode Setup Wizard This Wizard is designed to assist you in configuring your DIR-505 as an repeater. If this is the first time configuring your DIR-505, click Next to start the Setup Wizard. Otherwise, click Launch.Wireless.Setup.Wizard from the main menu.
  • Page 103 Please wait while your device scans for available Wi-Fi networks. Select the network you would like your device to connect to and click Connect to continue. If the Wi-Fi network requires a password, enter it when prompted and click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 104 If you choose to use a different Wi-Fi network name, uncheck the on-screen checkbox and enter a Wi-Fi network name and password to use, then click Next. Click Save.to save your changes and reboot the DIR-505. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 105: Wireless Setup

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode Wireless Setup Use this section to manually configure the settings for your DIR-505’s wireless connection to your router, or the wireless net- work you want to extend. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 106 Select whether to use WPA, WPA2, or both WPA.and.WPA2. for your wireless network.. Cipher Type: Choose whether to use TKIP, AES, or both TKIP.and.AES. ciphers for your wireless network. Pre-Shared Enter the password(key) for your wireless network. Key: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 107: Extend Wi-fi Setup

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode Extend Wi-Fi Setup Use this section to manually configure the wireless settings for your DIR-505’s wireless extended network that connect your devices to. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Wi-Fi Network This shows the name of the Wi-Fi network that the DIR-505 Name: is extending.
  • Page 108: Lan Setup

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode LAN Setup This section will allow you to change the local network settings of the DIR-505. After making your changes, click the Save. Settings button. Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the DIR-505. It is recommended that you change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device in your subnet.
  • Page 109 If you choose Static IP as your connection type: IP Address: Enter the IP address the DIR-505 should use. The default IP address is 192.168.0.1. If you change the IP address, once you click Apply, you will need to enter the new IP address in your browser to get back into the configuration utility.
  • Page 110: Advanced

    Advanced Wireless This screen allows you to set various advanced wireless settings of your DIR-505. Unless you are experiencing specific problems, it is recommended that you leave these settings at their default values. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 111: Wi-fi Protected Setup

    Wi-Fi Protected Setup Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) System is a simplified way to set up the basic settings of the DIR-505. It can also be used to automatically create a secure wireless connection to a wireless client. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 112: Maintenance

    Maintenance Admin This page will allow you to change the password for the administrator account for configuring the settings of the DIR-505. You can also turn on graphical authentication(CAPTCHA) on this page. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 113: System

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode System This page allows you to save and restore your configuration, reset and reboot the DIR-505, and remove any added language packs. Save Settings Clicking the Save button will allow you to save the current...
  • Page 114: Firmware

    Firmware You can upgrade the firmware of the DIR-505 here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.
  • Page 115: Time

    To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields Time: for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Save.Settings. You can also click the.Copy.Your. Computer’s.Time. Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 116: Status

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode Status Device Info This page displays the current information for the DIR-505. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information. General: Displays the time and firmware version. Wi-Fi Network: Displays information about the Wi-Fi network and connection that the DIR-505 is extending.
  • Page 117: Logs

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode Logs The DIR-505 keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the DIR-505. If the DIR-505 is rebooted, the logs are automatically cleared. There are several types of logs that can be viewed: System.
  • Page 118: Statistics

    Statistics The DIR-505 keeps statistics of the traffic that passes through it. You can view the amount of packets that pass through the LAN and wireless portions of the network. Click the Refresh.Statistics button to update the information, or click the Clear.
  • Page 119: Help

    Section 5 - Repeater Mode Help This screen gives you more information about the various parts of the configuration interface. Click on a link to learn more about that topic. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 120: Wi-fi.hot.spot.mode

    Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode This section describes the configuration interface for Wi-Fi Hot Spot mode. Make sure that the mode selector switch is in the Wi-Fi Hot Spot position on your DIR-505. Setup Quick Setup Wizard If this is your first time using this device, you will be directed to the Pre-Setup Wizard.
  • Page 121 If you want to use a different wireless network name and pass- word, untick the checkbox and enter the network name and password you want to use. Your setup is now complete. Click Save to finish. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 122: Wi-fi Hotspot Setup

    Wi-Fi Hotspot Setup The Wi-Fi Hotspot Setup page allows you to enter the settings of the Wi-Fi hotspot that the DIR-505 will connect to and share access to. Please note that this is different from the wireless network created by the DIR-505 that you will connect your devices to.
  • Page 123 Wi-Fi Tick this checkbox to enable connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot Protected through WPS. To use WPS to connect, click the Process.WPS. Setup: button, then press the WPS button on the Wi-Fi hotspot’s router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 124: Wireless Lan Setup

    Wireless LAN Setup Use this section to configure the Wireless LAN settings for your D-Link router. This will configure the wireless network you will connect to with your PCs and devices. You can create a new Wi-Fi network name (SSID) for your local Wi-Fi network (WLAN), or use the same wireless network name(SSID) as the Wi-Fi hotspot the router is connecting to.
  • Page 125 Key: Tick the Enable checkbox to enable use of WPS for wireless Wi-Fi clients. You can then click the Process.WPS.button and the Protected Setup: press the WPS button on your client to set up a connection. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 126: Lan Setup

    Section 6 - Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode LAN Setup This section will allow you to change the local network settings of the DIR-505 and to configure the DHCP settings. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Device Name: Enter the Device Name of the DIR-505. It is recommended that you change the Device Name if there is more than one D-Link device in your subnet.
  • Page 127: Media Server

    This feature allows you to share music, pictures and videos with any devices connected to your network. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Enable Media Check this box to enable the media server feature. Server: Computer Enter the media server’s name. Name: D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 128: Storage

    Storage This page will allow you to access files from a USB external hard drive or thumb drive that is plugged into the DIR-505 from your local network or from the Internet using either a web browser or the SharePort Mobile app for your smartphone or tablet.
  • Page 129 This section shows you information about the USB storage Devices: device plugged into the router. SharePort This will give you a direct link to the web access interface Web Access that you can click on or copy and paste. Link D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 130: Advanced

    You can set MAC address filtering to only allow the listed MAC addresses to connect, or block access to all listed MAC addresses. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button. Note: Any wired devices connected to the Ethernet port on the DIR-505 will always have access to the network. Wireless...
  • Page 131: Advanced Wireless

    Advanced Wireless This screen allows you to set various advanced wireless settings of your DIR-505. Unless you are experiencing specific problems, it is recommended that you leave these settings at their default values. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 132: Maintenance

    Maintenance Admin This page will allow you to change the password for the administrator account for configuring the settings of the DIR-505. You can also turn on graphical authentication(CAPTCHA) on this page. After making your changes, click the Save.Settings button.
  • Page 133: Time

    To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields Time: for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Save.Settings. You can also click the.Copy.Your. Computer’s.Time. Settings button at the bottom of the screen. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 134: System

    Section 6 - Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode System This page allows you to save and restore your configuration, reset and reboot the DIR-505, and remove any added language packs. Save Settings Clicking the Save button will allow you to save the current...
  • Page 135: Firmware

    Firmware You can upgrade the firmware of the DIR-505 here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.
  • Page 136: Status

    Section 6 - Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode Status Device Info This page displays the current information for the DIR-505. It will display the LAN and wireless LAN information. General: Displays the time and firmware version. Wi-Fi Hotspot Displays information about the connection to the Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Page 137: Logs

    Section 6 - Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode Logs The DIR-505 keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the DIR-505. If the DIR-505 is rebooted, the logs are automatically cleared. Log Options: There are several types of logs that can be viewed: System.
  • Page 138: Statistics

    Statistics The DIR-505 keeps statistics of the traffic that passes through it. You can view the amount of packets that pass through the LAN and wireless portions of the network. The traffic counter will reset if the DIR-505 is rebooted.
  • Page 139: Help

    Section 6 - Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode Help This screen gives you more information about the various parts of the configuration interface. Click on a link to learn more about that topic. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 140: Connecting.a.wireless.client

    Blu-ray DVD players, wireless printers and cameras will have a WPS button (or a software utility with WPS) that you can press to connect to the DIR-505 router. Please refer to your user manual for the wireless device you want to connect to make sure you understand how to enable WPS.
  • Page 141: 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 142 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 143 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 on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 144: Wps

    Section 7 - Connecting a Wireless Client The WPS feature of the DIR-505 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.
  • Page 145 Section 7 - Connecting a Wireless Client 3. Double-click the DIR-505. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (displayed in the WPS window on the Router’s LCD screen or in the Setup.> Wireless.Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next.
  • Page 146 Section 7 - Connecting a Wireless Client 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 147 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 148: 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 149: 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 wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 150 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 on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 151: Wps/wcn 2.0

    Current PIN that is displayed on the Advanced > Wi-Fi.Protected.Setup section or choose to click the Generate.New.PIN button or Reset.PIN.to.Default button. If you are using third party software to set up Wi-Fi Protection, carefully follow the directions. When you are finished, proceed to the next section to set up the newly-configured router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 152: Windows® Xp

    (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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 153: Wpa/wpa2

    1. Open the Windows® XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner of screen). Select View.Available.Wireless.Networks. 2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 154 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the WPA-PSK settings are correct. The WPA-PSK passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 155: 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 156 • Close your web browser (if open) and open it. • 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.
  • Page 157 • Windows® 95, 98, and Me users type in command (Windows® NT, 2000, XP, Vista®, and 7 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 158 • To change the MTU enter the number in the MTU field and click Save.Settings to save your settings. • Test your email. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 159: 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 160: What Is Wireless

    Why.D-Link.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 similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B.
  • Page 161 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 • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...
  • Page 162: 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 Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels, Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers.
  • Page 163: 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 164: 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 165: Technical.specifications

    • 113.4 grams (0.25 lb) • Wi-Fi WMM Quality of Service Frequency Range varies depending on local regulations SharePort Mobile app functionality only available when in Router or Wi-Fi Hotspot mode. QRS Mobile app is for Router mode setup only. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 166: 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 167 Therefore, we have designed this version of the GPL to prohibit the practice for those products. If such problems arise substantially in other domains, we stand ready to extend this provision to those domains in future versions of the GPL, as needed to protect the freedom of users. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 168 (except to the extent that warranties are provided), that licensees may convey the work under this License, and how to view a copy of this License. If the interface presents a list of user commands or options, such as a menu, a prominent item in the list meets this criterion. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 169 The Corresponding Source need not include anything that users can regenerate automatically from other parts of the Corresponding Source. The Corresponding Source for a work in source code form is that same work. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 170 License with respect to the covered work, and you disclaim any intention to limit operation or modification of the work as a means of enforcing, against the work’s users, your or third parties’ legal rights to forbid circumvention of technological measures. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 171 “aggregate” if the compilation and its resulting copyright are not used to limit the access or legal rights of the compilation’s users beyond what the individual works permit. Inclusion of a covered work in an aggregate does not cause this License to apply to the other parts of the aggregate. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 172 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-505 User Manual...
  • Page 173 Corresponding Source conveyed, and Installation Information provided, in accord with this section must be in a format that is publicly documented (and with an implementation available to the public in source code form), and must require no special password or key for unpacking, reading or copying. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 174 ) Requiring indemnification of licensors and authors of that material by anyone who conveys the material (or modified versions of it) with contractual assumptions of liability to the recipient, for any liability that these contractual assumptions directly impose on those licensors and authors. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 175 30 days after your receipt of the notice. Termination of your rights under this section does not terminate the licenses of parties who have received copies or rights D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 176 License, and you may not initiate litigation (including a cross-claim or counterclaim in a lawsuit) alleging that any patent claim is infringed by making, using, selling, offering for sale, or importing the Program or any portion of it. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 177 D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 178 The terms of this License will continue to apply to the part which is the covered work, but the special requirements of the GNU Affero General Public License, section 13, concerning interaction through a network will apply to the combination as such. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 179 USE THE PROGRAM (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 180 Program, unless a warranty or assumption of liability accompanies a copy of the Program in return for a fee. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 181: Safety.statements

    This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. To maintain compliance with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, please avoid direct contact to the transmitting antenna during transmitting. D-Link DIR-505 User Manual...
  • Page 182 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-505 User Manual...

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