WPS Button on Router: Forgot your wifi password or want to connect your wifi without a password? Then you have come to the right place. Here in this article, you will learn what is WPS and how to use it to connect your wifi without a password. We will also explain where you will find the WPS button on different types of routers.
Many people who have a wifi router do not know about this button and don’t know the use of this button so this article will help you know everything about WPS.
What is WPS?
WPS is nothing but Wifi Protected Setup created by Cisco in the year 2011. Using this you will be able to connect your devices to your wifi router without entering the passwords. This is very useful when you forgot your wifi password. WPS will be on only be on for one min when you click on the WPS button and you have to connect to your wifi within a min.
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How to use WPS on the router
In present generations, almost all wifi routers come with a WPS button and you can use this button to connect your devices. You can also open the Routers page and click on the WPS button on the software.
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Where to find the WPS button?
Almost all routers have WPS buttons on the backside. As you can see in the image below. Or you will find it on your wifi routers setup page/software.
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What happens when I press the WPS button on my router?
When you click the WPS button your router. The WPS will be on for one min and you will be able to connect your devices without entering the password. In many routers, WPS will turn off automatically when the device is connected this prevents other devices from connecting.
Technically, Your wifi password will be transferred to the device that is trying to connect when the WPS is on. You will be able to see the WPS light blinking.
Does WPS Increase speed?
No, WPS has nothing to do with the speed of your internet connection. WPS helps you to connect your device without entering the password.
Should WPS be ON or OFF?
By default, it will be off on your wifi router. Only when you click the WPS button the light indicator will be on and will be off automatically for most of the wifi routers within a min and the WPS indicator light will be off.
Should I press the WPS button on my router?
You can press the WPS button if you want to connect your devices without entering the password.
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Do we find WPS only on the router?
No WPS button is available on Routers, Printers, and cameras as well.
Does WPS Button slow down the Wifi?
No WPS won’t affect your Wifi speed.
We hope now you know the use of WPS on your wifi routers. Do let us know which router you have and does it have a WPS button or not. Feel free to share this post with your friends and family members so that they can also know what to do if they didn’t remember their wifi password.