How to connect 3G dongle to wifi router?
Few routers can capable to get internet connectivity from the 3G USB dongle and as well as ethernet / ADSL cable. With these types of routers if cable internet connection lost, you can get internet connectivity from 3G USB dongle by connecting to the router.
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Connect USB dongle to wifi router
3G routers allow to connect USB dongle to the router just like how we connect cable connection to router. User can can connect USB dongle as internet connection to the router and use the internet over wifi on multiple devices.
"Not every USB router compatable with USB dongle internet connection."
If you are planning to buy a router to use with USB dongle and cable internet connection, please look for terms like 3G router, USB dongle in product specification. Normally USB port in the router is designed for connecting external hard disk or printer. In this type USB port USB dongle won't work. So be careful while purchase router in which you want connect 3G USB dongle. Look for "dongle" or "USB dongle" phrase in product specification or product reviews.
Popular USB service providers are Tata Photon, Reliance net connect, MTS, Airtel. If you are buying new router be sure will it work with existing USB dongle or data card. If you are taking new Data card connection or dongle be sure it should work with your exisitng router or not.
How to configure Data card/USB dongle as a Wifi Router
We have received many questions like - How to configure tata photon plus in wifi router? How to configure reliance netconnect? On setting up D-Link 506L with MTS MBlaze modem. Honestly it depends on router to router and ISP provider. The setup varies from Dlink to Netgear and Tata Photon to Reliance netconnect. We are listing the general process.
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- Connect the 3G dongle in USB slot.
- Connect the router with LAN wire that you get with the router. Router cable output wire
goes as input wire to Laptop.
- Open in the browser the link http://192.168.1.1/ similar to it. Check your router installation guide on more details.
- You can see router configuration page and specify your ISP provider (example: Tata photon)
- Enter required fields and set a password.
Netgear JNR3210 is probably cheapest available Gigabit router in the market. The USB port allows to attach an external HDD or pen drive to the router and get your data file, videos wirelessly through the router. You can attach your printer to the router through USB port and share your single printer among multiple user simultaneously that to on wirelessly. Router installation is just a piece of cake. No CD required for installation. First time connects to router using LAN cable and open specified URL in the browser and in just a few clicks router is ready to use. The rotor speed is seamlessly high all the time, whereas due 2 dBi antennas it covers medium size area only. WPS (Wifi Protected Setup) makes “Push N Connect” advantage that allows to easily connect device's router on a single button press that to no need remember router password. It has a Netgear Download function which allows files to download to attach the pen drive or external hard disk without having to keep laptop kept on all the time.
TP-Link Archer C20 AC750 Dual Band Router
Bring home the TP-LINK Archer C20 Dual Band Router and enjoy uninterrupted access to the Internet. With Dual Band connections, this router with 2.4 GHz operating frequency ensures fast Internet speed and online streaming.
Netgear R7000 AC1900 Dual Band Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router
Stream movies, play games online, or browse the vast World Wide Web - the Nighthawk Smart WiFi router from NETGEAR, with up to 1900 Mbps speed and a 1 GHz dual core processor, offers you fast and lag-free WiFi experience. With features such as NETGEAR genie remote access, OpenVPN, ReadyCLOUD, and Kwilt app support, this dual-band router helps you access and manage your home network remotely. Featuring Beamforming+ technology and inbuilt amplifiers, with up to three antennas, the Nighthawk gives you good WiFi coverage throughout your home.
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