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Wed, Feb 25, 2015 10:01 PM

NGV589 Gateway Question

The attached page is from the NGV589 Gateway user manual.  Does anyone know what is WPS and how it's used?

 

Also, where do I find the WPS PIN?  Or is it something I create?  Regardless of whether I toggle WPS to ON or OFF, the WPS PIN field is grayed out.

 

Thx

 

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gc0916

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7 y ago

WPS is the acronym for WiFi Protected Setup. It is one method of connecting a device to a wireless network.

 

Here's an article that explains WPS in detail, including information about using a PIN. If you have more questions, don't hesitate to ask.

mibrnsurg

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7 y ago

@pomme4moi WPS is suppossed to help things connect, but does just the opposite, keeps things from connecting.

 

Best recommendation is leave it off. 😉

 

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7 y ago

If you want to use it, the device gives the pin

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