D-Link Wireless AC1200 Router Setup - Brief Steps

D-Link Wireless AC1200 Router Setup

This page will help you to perform the D-Link wireless AC1200 router setup for the first time. The D-Link’s wireless AC1200 router is one of the fastest compliant devices that is compatible with 802.11 n/g/b/a. This router is best at delivering a high-speed network up to 3x faster than any other router. This router is compatible with the Windows and Mac operating systems. Scroll down this page to know the D-Link wireless AC 1200 router setup in detail. Before beginning the setup, check whether the following components are provided along with the router:

  • Power adapter and Ethernet cable.
  • Quick Install Guide.
  • Wi-Fi Configuration card.

Learn how to perform the D-Link wireless AC1200 router setup in step-by-step instructions.

Hardware setup

  • Turn off your modem if it is turned on.
  • Make sure to unplug the power cable of the modem from the wall outlet.
  • Now, get an Ethernet cable.
  • Place your D-Link router and the modem closer.
  • Using the Ethernet cable, connect the modem to your router.
  • Make sure to connect the cable to the Internet port of your router and the Ethernet port of the modem.
  • Using another Ethernet cable, connect your D-Link router to the computer.
  • Now, plug the power cable of the modem into the wall outlet and turn it on.
  • Wait for the modem to become stable.
  • Once the modem becomes stable, connect your router to the power outlet.
  • Now, the router will turn on automatically. If the router fails to turn ON, then press the Power button on its control panel.
  • Make sure that the Power and Internet lights of your router are lit.

Congratulations! You have successfully completed the first step of the D-Link wireless AC1200 router setup.


You can configure your router settings in three different ways. They are D-Link Setup Wizard, QRS Mobile app , and Manual Setup. The below section explains the configuration through D-Link Setup Wizard and QRS Mobile app. Complete the D-Link wireless AC 1200 router setup by performing the router configuration through any one of these methods.

D-Link Setup Wizard

  • Check if your Windows or Mac computer is connected to the D-Link wireless AC1200 router ’s network. If yes, open a web browser on your computer. If you’re configuring the router settings for the first time, then as soon as you open the browser, automatically the Setup wizard of the router will open.
  • If the D-Link wireless AC1200 router setup wizard fails to open, then type local or in the search field of the browser. In the Welcome window, choose the desired language from the drop-down menu and click the Next
  • Now, your router will try to detect the internet connection type that you’re using, and the detected connection type will be displayed on the screen. If the router fails to detect your connection type, then a screen prompting you to select the connection type will open.Choose your connection type and perform the on-screen instructions to complete the configuration.

QRS Mobile app

  • Install the QRS Mobile app on your smartphone from the App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Connect your smartphone to the D-Link router’s network.
  • Now, launch the QRS Mobile
  • Tap the Start button on the Welcome
  • Make sure that your D-Link router is connected to the modem.
  • When prompted, set the wireless frequency band.
  • Similarly, if a new firmware update is available, then update it.
  • Complete the configuration by following the instructionsdisplayed.

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