Buffalo Technology Inc. is a part of the MELCO Group of companies which have been manufacturing various hardware products. They have a series of routers in the series WAP WBR, WCR and WZR. One of their model WZR-1750DHP is a popular router that is wireless 802.11ac High-Speed Wi-Fi router which offers a great range.
WZR Router series of Buffalo is perfect for media streaming and provides great features like web filtering and parental control to control the usage of data. You can fix the settings as per your ease, but for that, you need to login to the router using username and password. Here, we will help you understand the process to find out and also fix issues with the router.
Prerequisites To access the default login gateway of Buffalo WZR-1750DHP:
- A system connected to the home Wifi (Buffalo)
- A personal computer where you can access a browser
Steps to login into Buffalo Router
Step 1: Open the web browser
To being the process of logging in to the router, 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. If you are operating the router for the first time, then use the default username and password, else look for the box of Buffalo WZR-1750DHP for the default credentials.
- Default Username: admin
- Default Password: password
PS: We found the above username-password combination was correct in 90% cases.
Step 3: Setting up the Buffalo WZR-1750DHP Login Details
Since the default username and password is so easily available, one can fiddle with your router so 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 WZR-1750DHP 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 WZR-1750DHP 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 WZR-1750DHP 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 the 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.