check box. However, when you disable the access point’s PIN, WPS is not disabled because you can
still use the physical WPS button.
The PIN function might temporarily be disabled automatically if the access point
detects suspicious attempts to break into the access point’s WiFi settings by using
the access point’s PIN through WPS.
7. To allow the WiFi settings to be changed automatically when you use WPS, clear the Keep Existing
Wireless Settings check box for the 2.4 GHz band, for the 5 GHz band, or for both bands.
By default, the Keep Existing Wireless Settings check boxes are selected. We recommend that you
leave these check boxes selected. If you clear the check box for a band, the next time a new WiFi device
uses WPS to connect to the access point, the access point WiFi settings for the band change to an
automatically generated random SSID and passphrase. For information about viewing this SSID and
passphrase, see View or Change the Basic WiFi Settings on page 21. Clear the Keep Existing Wireless
Settings check box for a band only if you want to allow the WPS process to change the SSID and
passphrase for WiFi access.
If you clear the Keep Existing Wireless Settings check box for a band and use
WPS to add a WiFi device to the access point’s WiFi network, the SSID and
passphrase for the band are automatically generated and other WiFi devices
that are already connected to the access point’s WiFi network might be
8. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
Manage Advanced WiFi Settings
For most WiFi networks, the advanced WiFi settings work fine and you do not need to change the settings.
To manage advanced WiFi features:
1. Open a web browser from a computer that is connected to the same network as the access point or to
the access point directly through an Ethernet cable or WiFi connection.
2. Enter the IP address that is assigned to the access point.
A login window opens.
3. Enter the access point user name and password.
The user name is admin. The default password is password. The user name and password are
The Home page displays.
Manage the Advanced WiFi Features
802.11ac Wireless Access Point Model WAC104