Bright Box 2 Wireless Router - enable or disable wireless

This guide will show you how to check if wireless is enabled on your router and how to enable or disable wireless.

Check if wireless is enabled

To check if wireless is enabled look at the wireless light on the front of the router.Wireless light on Bright Box 2 flickering

If the light is on or flickering, wireless is enabled. If the light is off, wireless is disabled.

Disable (or enable) wireless

You'll need to complete these steps using a wired connection between your computer and Bright Box router.

  1. Go to 192.168.1.1 (opens in a new tab or window)

    Enter 192.168.1.1 into browser address bar

  2. The router's LOGIN SCREEN will open

    Router's admin pages

  3. Enter the username and password for the admin pages

    - The username is admin (all lower case)
    - The password can be found on a sticker on the bottom of your router

    Bright Box 2 sticker

  4. Select LOGIN

    Enter the username and password for the router's admin pages

  5. The STATUS page will open

    status page

  6. Select ADVANCED from the menu and click ACCEPT

    Select ADVANCED and then choose ACCEPT

  7. Click Wireless Settings from the Broadband Settings menu

    Wireless Settings from Advanced

  8. Select the to Enable or Disable Wireless - in the example below we selected to Disable
  9. Click SAVE SETTINGS



  10. Your changes will be applied
    Applying changes. Please wait. The process may take up to 30 seconds. If you are making wireless changes you may need to reconnect to the wireless network.


Disable an individual wireless network name

If you simply want to disable (or enable) an individual wireless network name (or SSID) on your router:

  1. Select BASIC from the menu

    Select Basic from the EE menu

  2. Select Wireless Settings

    Select Wireless Settings

  3. The WIRELESS SETTINGS page will open
  4. From here you can select to Enable or Disable Wireless for the specific wireless network name

    Enable or Disable wireless for 2.4GHz or 5GHz

  5. Select your required option and then click SAVE SETTINGS


    Click SAVE SETTINGS

  6. Your settings will be applied
    Applying changes. Please wait. The process may take up to 30 seconds. If you are making wireless changes you may need to reconnect to the wireless network.

  7. You'll be taken back to the WIRELESS SETTINGS page.

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