Being adoptive and accustomed to one particular type of configuration is highly common. Any changes from the existing zone would definitely cause discomfort and irritation. So, what shall we do to have the one particular configuration for your d-link wi-fi extender, we are comfortable with? Back-up is the word that suits the moment right now! So, how you should back up the D-link wi-fi extender configuration with the support of dlinkap.local website is what this article is all about.
For this process and backup to be successful, here is what you must do –
- Type the web address – http://dlinkap.local in the address bar of your browser and click enter.
- On entering the website, login to your account with the help of your User ID. In case, you have changed passwords from default, you would have to enter the password in the Admin password box. On the note that you have not changed it from the default settings, you could leave it blank and enter into your directly with the User ID.
- Point your cursor to the right top corner and click Management>System.
- For saving and backing up your current configuration, click up the “Save configuration to a file” option. On clicking it up, you would be presented with the dialog box as to where should the backup file be stored or it would be directed to the downloads folder depending on your system.
So, this is how you backup your configuration for the wi-fi extender using the dlinkap.local website.
For loading up the existing configuration settings from the system, click the “Select file” option in the “Load settings from local hard drive.” The dialog box for selecting the file from your system would appear. Select it and click open; the name of your file would appear beside the “Select file” option. After this, click the Restore configurations from file option and you are done.
Once the setup is done with the help of dlinkap.local, your device would be rebooted and thus, you are done with the backing up of configurations that you are most comfortable with, as a file in your system. For a better concern, you could backup this file to your hard drive also. This is just in case, the one in the system goes missing.
Another important to consider this that, do not choose the file for backup that has been done before upgrading. This would cause damage to your unit and harm it on a certain level.