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How Do I Change the Admin Password Of D-Link Range Extender (Repeater) (DAP-1320)?

Dlinkap.local lets you change the admin password of your D-Link Range Extender within a few minutes by using a web browser on your computer. Please read important notes before starting the process. 

Important Tips:-

  1. Make sure that your computer is connected to the D-Link Range extender.
  2. Now you will see  dlink router login page.
  3. The default Username is “admin” and password is nil for all D-Link Range extender.
  4. Default dlink router login credentials can be different for some particular models. To check that, please go through the product manual.
  5. IP address for D-Link router login page is ( DAP1320) is

Steps to change the admin password of your D-Link Range Extender.

  1. Open the fresh page of the Internet browser on your computer and type or dlinkap.local into the address bar.  NOTE: Use an updated version Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome browsers.
  2. The Dlink login prompt appears on the screen.
  3. Enter the Admin Password into the required field. Please leave the password field black if you haven’t changed the admin password before.
  4. Click on the dlink Login button.
  5. Management dashboard page display on your device.
  6. After that you will see the Management option on the dashboard.
  7. Now select Admin under the Management tab.
  8. Type in New Admin password in Admin Password field.
  9. finally hit the Save button to save the new admin password.
  10. Your new Admin password is now changed to the D-Link Range Extender.

How do I login to D-Link Wi-Fi Range Extender via dlinkap.local?

To login to the D-Link Wi-Fi Range Extender first, you need to connect your device to the D-Link extender wirelessly and the Wi-Fi Range extender must be plugged in. Please note that if your device is not connected to the Extender then scan for the available wireless network from your device and connect to the Wi-Fi Extender network. By login into dlink router page, you can access all the settings on it. Please go through the below steps to login into the dlink router login page.

Steps to login into the D-Link Wi-Fi Range Extender:

  1. Open any browser on your computer.
  2. Type dlinkap.local into the web address bar.
  3. You will be redirected to the dlink login page.
  4. Login screen prompted. In case you are not redirected to the login page, then please try with a different browser.
  5. Enter “admin” in the Username field and leave the Password field blank. In case you changed the admin password before, you need to enter a changed one.
  6. Now you’re logged in the D-Link Wi-Fi Range Extender.

How to upgrade the Firmware version on D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) using dlinkap.local?


In this article, you will find step by step instructions on how to upgrade the latest Firmware Version version on your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) via dlink login page. You can easily download and update the latest version of firmware but we strongly recommend you follow the important notes which are mentioned below. This firmware update process can take a few minutes, please be patient while upgrading the Firmware on your device. It is highly recommended that you always use the most latest firmware version of your Wi-Fi extender, it can improve all complete performance of your router and also fix various types of connectivity issues. The New Firmware version also enhances security features.


  1. Do not Turn Off your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320).
  2. Active Internet is required to download the firmware.
  3. Don’t use any button of the Range Extender during the updating, it can cause permanent damage to your product.
  4. In some cases, the New Firmware version upgrade can revert all the extender settings to the default settings. You need to re-configure the Range Extender settings.
  5. Keep your Modem on.
  6. Stay on your browser page and don’t close your window .

To upgrade the latest Firmware Version version on your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320).

Step 1 – Download the Firmware

Download the most recently released firmware version for your Extender. You can download them from this link- http://support.dlink.ca/ProductInfo.aspx?m=DAP-1320

NOTE: Make sure that you download the right Firmware version, it is highly advised to check the Firmware version details before downloading the file.

Step 2- Upload the Firmware File.

After downloading the latest Firmware version of your  D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320), now you need to upload the firmware downloaded file. Login into the web interface of your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) using dlinkap.local.

NOTE: If you are not able to login to your Range Extender (DAP 1320) via dlinkap.local, please open any browser and type or dlinkap-local into the web address bar. On the login screen, enter the admin password or leave the password field blank. The default username for Range Extender (DAP 1320) is “admin” in lowercase.

On the dashboard, go to the Management at the top right side and then click on the upgrade option. Under the Upgrade page, You can see the information on the current firmware version. You can click on Check for New Firmware option to upgrade it or click on Select File to upgrade it manually.

NOTE: Please make sure that you select the correct download file 

Step 3 – Upload New Firmware Version File

After selecting the file, click on the upload file to start the updating process. Now you can see the progress bar of firmware updating. Bear in mind, do not interrupt the update process in any way, it can damage the Extender software.

NOTE: Firmware upgrade can take a few minutes, do not turn off your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) and do not close or refresh browser pages.

The new firmware version is now updated on your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320).

Recover your forgotten extended Wi-Fi password of D-Link Range Extender recovered via dlinkap.local

If you forgot the extended Wi-Fi password of your  D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) and you want to recover it, then you need to follow step by step instructions provided in this article. You can easily recover extended Wi-Fi passwords by login in to the web interface of D-Link Extender on your computer via http dlinkap.local.

Important Notes:-

Your device must be connected to the D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320).

Step 1 -

Launch a new browser on your computer and type in http://dlinkap.local into the web address bar, press enter to proceed. This address will redirect you directly to the login page to enter your login credentials. You can also use the IP address of your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) for login.

NOTE: In case you are not redirected to the login page, then change the browser and try it again. We recommend you to use Google Chrome.

Step 2 -

The admin password will display on your device screen. You need to enter the Admin Password of your device or you can leave the password field blank if you haven’t set the admin password at the time initial setup. Click on dlink login button to continue.

Step 3 -

The network map will display on the dashboard. You need to click on the DAP 1320 Icon to get all the information about your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) such as Hardware and Firmware version, default gateway and IP address.

Under Extended  Wi-Fi, You can see the current Wi-Fi password. This page will display the Extender Network name and Wi-Fi password for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz networks.

How to factory reset your D-Link Wi-Fi Range Extenders?

This article will guide you on how to reset your D-Link Range Extenders (DAP 1320) to its factory default settings. You can use this feature if you are not able to access the Wi-Fi Range extender login page or forgot the admin password. You can perform the same reset process on every other D-Link Range Extender.

NOTE: Resetting your Range extender will reset all your personalized settings including your user name, admin password, WiFi Network name (SSID) and WiFi password and other basic security settings.

To reset your D-Link Range Extender (DAP 1320) to its factory default settings.

  1. Locate the reset button/pinhole on your D-Link Range Extender. You will reset the button on the back or bottom side of the device.

NOTE: The Location of the reset button depends on D-Link Range Extenders models. We tried to cover some models in this article. If your D-Link Range Extender model is not mentioned here, still you can proceed with the process.

Location of Reset on D-Link Range Extender is at the bottom however DAP 1520 and DAP 1720 has it on right side.

  1. By using a paperclip or any similar thing, press and hold the reset button/ pinhole for 15 seconds. Once you release the button, the power LED will start blinking and will be stable after a few seconds.  If your WiFi extender power light is still stable solid, then please follow the processor again. If dlinkap.local is not working try the troubleshooting steps.

NOTE: Do not turn On/Off your device between the process. This resetting process can take two to three minutes, please be patient while resetting your device. Do not try to go online on any of your devices between the process, these things can interrupt the whole process.

  1. After you reset your D-Link Range Extender, unplug it for 10 seconds and plug it back in and wait for a minimum of 30 seconds.

Your  D-Link Range Extender is now reset to factory default settings. To confirm it, please log in to your D-Link Range Extender web page with the default username and admin password or connect your computer or any device with Wi-Fi extender default Network Name (SSID) and Wi-Fi password.

Easy Steps to set up and install your Wireless Extender

  1. Firstly, you need to plug the DAP-1320 into a wall outlet. The wall outlet should be in the wireless range of your router.
  2. Open the wireless utility settings (Network and Internet settings) on your computer and select the name (SSID) of the DAP-1320 network, enter the password. The credentials are already mentioned on the Wi-Fi Configuration card available with the router and also on a sticker pasted on its base.
  3. Check any web browser on your computer and on the address bar, enter the URL either http://dlinkap.local or the IP address
  4. In case it is your first time setting up the DAP-1320, the Wi-Fi Connection Setup window will automatically pop up on your computer and will begin its process. Hence, you can skip the Admin password field and click directly on the login button. It will eventually ask you to create a password once you’ll proceed.
  5. Click on the Setup Wizard option available in the Home tab and click Next.
  6. By choosing the first option, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) will quickly connect your DAP-1320 to an uplink router. Choose the second option if you’d like to connect it manually. Click Next to proceed.
  7. If you’ve chosen a manual dlink setup, it will show up a list of available Wi-Fi networks in range whence you can select the uplink network you wish to use. Click Select.
  8. Once you’ve selected your Wi-Fi network, it will ask for the password. If it is an open Wi-Fi, click on Next button to continue.
  9. when you done with, the DAP-1320 will re-broadcast itself as an Extended Wi-Fi and will ask you to set up a new SSID name and password. Although it is a choice, you can also choose to use the same SSID name as your router for the Extended network (the DAP-1320). Just mark the checkbox available below. Click next to continue.
  10. The setup is now complete. You can make a note of the summary page for your future reference.

NOTE: A successful connection between the uplink router and the DAP-1320 is indicated by a green checkmark icon.