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You receive the following message on your Home Network Security app:

"The Station is now the DHCP server. Your router settings must be changed."

To complete the DHCP Mode configuration, you need to change your router settings. Make sure your Home Network Security station is online and you have Internet connection before making changes.


How do I change my router settings?

  1. On you Home Network Security App, tap the Menu icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Station Configuration. Take note of the router's IP and station's IP address.

    Check Router IP Address in Home Network Security

  4. Open a web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome).
  5. On the address bar, type your router's IP address, and then press ENTER.
  6. Log in to the admin console by entering your router's username and password.
  7. Look for the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) settings, then disable router's DHCP server.
  8. Save the changes.
  9. Restart your router by doing the following:
    1. Unplug the power cord from the back of the router, then check if the front panel lights are turned off.
    2. Wait for 30 seconds, then plug the power cord back to your router.
    3. Allow a minute or two for it to turn back on.

    Router Access Protection and Internal Attack Blocking features are disabled in DHCP Mode.

How do I recover my router settings?

  1. On you Home Network Security App, tap the Menu icon.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Station Configuration. Take note of the router's IP address.

    Check Router IP Address in Home Network Security

  4. Open a web browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome).
  5. On the address bar, type your router's IP address, and then press ENTER.
  6. Log in to the admin console by entering your router's username and password.
  7. Look for the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) settings, then enable router's DHCP server.
  8. Save the changes.
  9. Restart your router by doing the following:
    1. Unplug the power cord from the back of the router, then check if the front panel lights are turned off.
    2. Wait for 30 seconds, then plug the power cord back to your router.
    3. Allow a minute or two for it to turn back on.
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