Asus Rt-ac51u Router Setup - Complete Guide

Are you planning to config Asus Rt-ac51u router setup for your home office? You've come down to the right place.

Go through the steps given on this page and complete the setup.

 Asus Rt-ac51u Router Setup

  • Inside the package
  • Asus RT-AC51U wireless router
  • Network cable (RJ-45)
  • Power adapter
  • Support CD (manual)
  • Quick start guide
  • Warranty card

Unpack the router and then proceed with the steps given here to set up the router.

Place the router

  • Place the Asus RT-AC51U router in an inclined position.
  • Before proceeding, ensure that your computer is not connected to any other router.
  • Ensure to turn off your modem and computer. 
  • Update the router firmware if instructed. You can update the firmware from Asus's official website.
  • Discard the backup battery from your modem and proceed with the steps below.

Wired connection setup

  • Plug the router's AC adapter into the DC-IN port and connect it to an electrical outlet.
  • Unpack the network cable, connect your computer and LAN port in the router using the network cable for Asus Rt-ac51u router setup.
  • With the help of a network cable, connect your modem to the router's WAN port.
  • Insert the modem's AC adapter into the DC-port and plug it into the power outlet.

Wireless connection setup

  • Connect your wireless router's AC adapter to the DC-IN port.
  • Now, plug it into the electrical outlet.
  • Next, connect your modem to your wireless router.
  • Plug the modem's AC adapter into the DC-IN port and plug it into a power outlet.
  • Install an IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n WLAN adapter on your computer.
  • Now, turn ON your modem, router, and computer.
  • You've now completed the hardware setup of the Asus RT-AC51U router.

Configuration setup

  • On your computer, launch a web browser, type in your router's IP address as in the search field, and press the Enter button. 
  • Enter the default login credentials in their respective fields if prompted and click on the OK button. Check on the router's label to identify the default credentials. Otherwise, enter admin as Username and Password.
  • Follow the on-screen directives to complete the Asus Rt-ac51u router setup.

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