Wireless AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit - D-Link

Wireless AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit - D-Link
Hardware Overview
Minimum Requirements
Internet Requirements:
Wireless AC1200
Dual-Band Gigabit
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ADSL2+/VDSL2 Modem Router
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Resetting to Factory Default/Updating Firmware
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LAN Connection On Port
LAN Activity
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Package Contents
DSL Microfilter/Splitter
Phone Cable
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller/retailer.
DSL Port
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•Internet Provider Account Details - If you are using an Australian or New
Zealand VDSL/ADSL connection, you will need your user name and password. If
you do not have this information, contact your Internet provider.
If you wish to use a wired connection, connect the Ethernet cable from a
LAN port of the DSL-2885A to the Ethernet port on your computer.
If you wish to use a wireless connection, the default Wi-Fi Networks are
dlink-2885A-z and dlink-2885A5G-z. Select either one from your computer’s
wireless utility and connect. Enter the default Wi-Fi password printed on the
product label on the bottom of the DSL-2885A.
Continue with the Configuration section on the other side of this document.
Connect the phone cable from the DSL port on the microfilter to the DSL
port of the modem router.
Do not proceed until you have this information.
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Power Adapter
Ethernet Cable
Before You Start
DSL Connected
DSL Connecting
Good Internet Connection
No Internet Connection
Wireless AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit
ADSL2+/VDSL2 Modem Router (DSL-2885A)
Telephone Outlet
Supported Browsers:
• Internet Explorer® 10, Firefox® 11, Chrome™ 17, Safari 5, or Microsoft
EDGE Browser (v20 and above)
USB Device Connected
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Press the power button and verify that the power LED is lit. Allow one minute
for the router to boot up. After the modem router has powered up, verify
that the Power and DSL LEDs are both lit.
Connect the supplied microfilter to the telephone outlet. If you are using
a telephone handset on the same outlet, connect it to the PHONE port on
the microfilter.
A device with the following:
•An installed Ethernet adapter or 802.11ac/n/g/a wireless adapter
WPS Process Active
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Web-based Configuration Requirements:
WAN Port Connection Established
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An active account with an Internet Service Provider using one of the following
connection types:
• A VDSL/ADSL connection to a telephone line using the DSL port
•A broadband device connected using the WAN port
•A mobile broadband 3G/4G/LTE connection using a USB modem
Connect Your Modem Router
Connect a VDSL / ADSL enabled telephone line.
LAN 1 - 4 Ports Connect wired Ethernet devices.
WAN Port
Connect a WAN Ethernet device.
USB Port
Connect USB devices such as printers, storage, or 4G/LTE adapters.
Reset Button
Press and hold with a paperclip for ten seconds to restore defaults.
Power Input
Connect the supplied power adapter.
Power Button
Press to turn the device on or off.
USB Port
WPS Button
Press to activate WPS.
Wi-Fi Button
Press and hold for 2 seconds to enable or disable Wi-Fi.
Connect USB devices such as printers, storage, or 4G/LTE adapters.
Phone Cable
Plug the power adapter into your modem router and connect to an available
power outlet or surge protector.
Power Adapter
Option B. Web Browser Setup
There are two options to configure your modem router:
A. One-Touch app - Use a mobile device with the D-Link One-Touch app.
B. Web Browser - Use a web browser from your computer.
Option A. One-Touch Setup
Enter your User Name and Password as provided by your Internet Provider,
click Next to continue.
Enter a new Password to secure your modem router, click Next to continue.
When the Welcome screen appears, click Next to start the wizard.
One-Touch App
Once the application is installed, you may configure your modem router.
Connect to the modem router wirelessly by going to your wireless utility
on your device. The default Wi-Fi Networks are dlink-2885A-z and dlink2885A5G-z. Select either one and connect. Enter the default Wi-Fi password
which is printed on the product label on the bottom of the DSL-2885A.
Before connecting to the modem router, scan the code below or search
for “D-Link One-Touch” in the Apple App Store or Google Play to download
the D-Link One-Touch application to your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
Open a web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari)
and enter http://dlinkrouter.local./ or the IP address of the router
( The Setup Wizard should commence straight away
without requiring you to log in.
Once connected via wireless, click on the D-Link One-Touch icon
from your mobile device, then click Start to continue. Please follow the
on-screen instructions to complete the setup.
Once the Setup Complete screen appears, click Finish. You will then be
asked if you wish to save the Profile card with all of the details that you have
just configured, it is recommended to select YES for future use.
Congratulations! You have completed the modem router installation.
Enter a new Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID) as well as a Wi-Fi Password (also
known as a passphrase) for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks available in
this modem router, click Next to continue.
You will then be presented with a summary of your settings click Next to
complete the Setup Wizard.
Select the Internet Connection type using the information provided by your
Internet Service Provider, most DSL modems use Username/Password
Connection (PPPoE), click Next to continue.
How do I connect my wireless devices to the DSL-2885A modem router?
1. Open your wireless network utility that displays available wireless networks.
2. Select the Wi-Fi Network name you assigned in the wizard and connect.
Note: If you did not run the setup wizard or you reset the router to its default
settings, refer to the label on the router for the default Wi-Fi Network Name and WiFi Password.
How do I change the wireless settings on the DSL-2885A modem router?
1. Open a web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari) and
enter http://dlinkrouter.local./ or the IP address (
2. At the login screen, type in admin for the user name and enter the router
password you created in the wizard.
3.Go to Setup > Wireless Settings > Manual Wireless Network Setup to
create a new Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and Wi-Fi password.
How do I reset the DSL-2885A modem router to factory default settings?
1. Ensure the device is powered on.
2. Press and hold the reset button on the rear of the device for 10 seconds.
Resetting the router to factory default will erase the current configuration settings.
To reconfigure your settings, log into the router using the and follow the Web
Browser Setup Wizard or run the One-Touch Setup app
Documentation available at http://www.dlink.com.au/DSL-2885A
Technical Support
Congratulations! You have completed the Modem Router installation.
Click Finish to complete the Setup Wizard. You may now connect
additional devices and use the Internet.
Having trouble installing your new product? D-Link’s website contains the latest
user documentation and software updates for D-Link products. Australian and New
Zealand customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our website.
New Zealand
Internet: http://support.dlink.com.au
Internet: http://support.dlink.co.nz
Copyright ©2016 D-Link Corporation/D-Link Australia Pty Ltd. All rights reserved. D-Link and the D-Link logo are registered trademarks of
D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in Australia and other countries. iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc.
Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Maximum wireless signal rate derived
from IEEE Standard 802.11ac 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. Product specifications, size and shape are subject to change without notice, and actual
product appearance may differ from that depicted on the packaging. Visit www.dlink.com.au for more details.
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