DHCP Mode (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) allows Home Network Security to host its own DHCP server to manage device IP addresses.

  1. Make sure your Home Network Security Station is ON and connected to your home router.
  2. On your Home Network Security App, tap the Menu icon.
  3. Tap Settings.

    Opening the settings of Home Network Security

  4. Tap Station Configuration.

    Opening the station configuration of Home Network Security

  5. Under STATION NETWORK SETTINGS, select DHCP Mode, then View steps.

  6. Click Next, then follow the steps.

  7. Using your computer or mobile device, open a web browser.
  8. On the address bar, type the Router IP address you took note on the previous step then press ENTER.
  9. Enter your router's username and password to log in to the Admin console.

    The default username and password are both admin.

  10. On the left menu, click Home Network, then click LAN Interface.
  11. Look for the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) settings, then disable the Router’s DHCP server.
  12. Under DHCP server, uncheck the DHCP server checkbox to disable DHCP server, then click Save.

    Opening the DHCP Server

  13. Restart your router:
    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.

      Router of Home Network Security

    3. Allow a minute or two for it to turn back ON.
  14. Check if you now see the “Devices Protected” status.

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