MikroTik hAP WiFi Router WISP Mode Configuration
MikroTik hAP is a lite and hAP mini-series access point for small home and office. In an earlier post published how to reset MikroTik router if password forget. hAP router series is a mini WiFi router with 1Wan and 3LAN port. It is a classic looks mini wireless router to match with home interior. In this post, you will get step by step Mikrotik hAP Lite WiFi router WISP mode configuration with PPPoE and Static mode.
To Setup MikroTik router need a physical connection to access the web interface. Mikrotik WiFi router setup using Winbox and web browsers.
Mikrotik hAP Mini WiFi Router Connection
Follow the physical connection for hAP WiFi router.
- Power on Mikrotik router power comes with hAP mini.
- Connect Internet cable coming from Internet service provider to hAP lite Internet port as shown below image.
- Connect Any LAN port to Laptop/Desktop Lan.
Login MikroTik hAP Lite WiFi Router First time
Once you have connected WiFi router to your PC/Laptop now download the Winbox utility.
Configure Laptop/Desktop LAN port IP Address to access Mikrotik Wireless Router.
Mikrotik Default LAN IP – 192.168.88.1
Go to Your LAN IP Address and use Static IP – 192.168.88.10
Now follow the steps for Setting up Mikrotik hAP series WiFi router.
Open Winbox and Select router IP and Click connect button
After Login now Go to Quick set option for Easy configuration of Mikrotik hAP mini WiFi router.
Choose the Mode- WISP AP
Mikrotik hAP Mini Configuration in Router mode
Quick set best way to setup Mikrotik router using easy and single page configuration.
1: Router Mode
2: WAN Configuration
3: LAN Configuration
4: Wireless Configuration
Now follow the configuration one by one as shown above image.
1: Select the Mode– Choose the Router mode to configure in WISP mode.
2: WAN Configuration – Internet
Address Acquisition – Select the internet type from Static, PPPoE and DHCP.
Provide username name and password for PPPoE get from your internet service provider.
Static – use internet IP Address, Gateway and DNS provided by your ISP.
DHCP- In DHCP mode router will auto get the IP Address.
3: LAN Address Configuration:
Local Network- If you want to change Default MikroTik IP Address to any other IP address than change the LAN IP Address.
IP Address: 192.168.88.1
DHCP Server- Enable DHCP server.
DHCP Server Range: provide the DHCP IP range you want to use in the network. You can limit the IP number as per user quantity in Office and home.
4: Wireless Configuration
MikroTik Wireless Settings
Wireless Protocol- 802.11
Wireless Name: Type the WiFi name for your WiFi internet.
Frequency: use 2412,2437 or 2462 channel to avoid the overlapping issue.
Channel Width- use the 20/40Mhz
Country- Choose your country to follow regulatorily.
Wireless Security– select WPA and WPA2
Encryption– aes ccm.
WiFi Password– type the password for WiFi internet.
Check Connect Client List in MikroTik router
To see the total connected list of user in WiFi router find the Wireless Client option.
You can check connected Mobile and Laptop in WiFi router with Mac address and IP address details. Also, show the uptime and connected signal status.
This is the Step by step Mikrotik hAP Mini WiFi configuration for the home internet.
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