The AirStation WHR-G300N is a great solution to help you access the web on PCs and other devices at home or for office purpose. You can easily stream multimedia content using this router and also be able to play high-end graphics game. The Buffalo WHR series model G300N provides speeds of up to 300 Mbps.
The N300 wireless router comes with the Buffalo’s AirStation One-Touch Secure System for better wired and wireless security. Buffalo is operated under the MELCO brand and has an even more improved coverage than the standard 802.11g. The router has 4 ethernet ports and auto-sensing switches for better control. Here, we help you with the login issues of the Buffalo G300N.
Prerequisites To access the default login gateway of Buffalo WHR-G300N:
- A system connected to the home Wifi (Buffalo)
- A personal computer where you can access a browser
Steps to Login to Buffalo WHR-G300N Router
Step 1: Open the web browser
To begin, you need to enter an IP address in the search bar/URL of your browser. The IP address for Buffalo router ls 192.168.11.1, you can also click on this link: http://192.168.11.1 to directly open the default gateway.
Step 2: Enter the default Username and Password
If the IP address is correct for your router, you will get the login screen where you need to enter the username and password. For users operating the router for the first time, use the default username and password, else look for the box of Buffalo WHR-G300N for the default credentials.
- Default Username: root
- Default Password: blank
PS: We found the above username-password combination was correct in 55% cases.
Step 3: Setting up the Buffalo WHR-G300N Login Details
Since the default username and password is so easily available, one can fiddle with your router thus It is always recommended to change the default username and password to make the router secure from any suspicious login attempts.
Tips to change your username and password:
- Your password should have a mixture of alphanumeric characters and special characters
- Your password should be 8-16 characters long, complex yet easy to remember
- Username should be user-friendly and simple
- Username and password for Huawei router needs to be written down somewhere
Step 4: Change SSID for Buffalo router
The different wifi names that you see inside the network tab is called SSID or service set identifier. By default, the name that appears is of the brand which manufactures the router so in this case, you may see the SSID as Buffalo-G-XXXX or Buffalo-A-XXXX. You should change the default name because if you don’t then it will be easy for anyone to guess your details.
- Make the SSID short and simple
- Don’t make it very fancy as it may backfire
- Don’t use any personal information to set the name of your router
Step 5: Secure WHR-G300N router settings
Inside the default gateway, see for the encryption settings of your network. You need to set the encryption to WPA2-PSK which is the current industry standard. It ensures that your router operates at the best security level possible.
Solutions to Issues of Netopia 3347-02 router
1. Buffalo WHR-G300N Password Doesn’t Work
The default password is the word “admin”. In case it doesn’t work then most probably you or someone may have changed the default password. The fix is to reset the router. Press-and-hold reset button for 30 seconds.
2. Forgot Password to WHR-G300N Router
First of all, try hard to remember or find the paper where you have written the password. If you don’t find anything then you may try to contact the ISP or Xfinity forums and see for a different set of default password to be used. If nothing works, try doing a reset for your router.
3. How to Reset the Buffalo Router To Default Settings
The process is simple. Press-and-hold the reset button for 15 seconds.