Applies to Apple: AirPort Extreme (All Versions)
By default, the network name (SSID) will appear as: Apple
How to access this router's settings:
  1. Access router settings using the following steps:

    • Mac users: Click Applications -> Utilities -> Airport
    • PC users: Click Start -> All Programs -> Airport -> Wireless
  2. If you are unable to log in to the router, please call 1-800-255-3700.
Where to find and change your router's:
  • WEP/WPA key: In the 'Airport Utility.' example
  • Network name (SSID): In the 'Airport Utility.' example
  • WEP Type: Hold 'command' and click 'Radio Mode' in the 'Airport Utility.' Click here if you need assistance.
Important Note:


  • Important Note for Draft N versions: The default WEP setting for Draft N versions of this router - "WEP Transitional" - is not compatible with playing Nintendo DS games online. (You may see error code 51300 or a gray lock icon when trying to connect.) In order to play online, you will need to make a specific adjustment to the router's setup utility. For step-by-step instructions, click here.
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    Due to firmware updates and newer versions of this router, the information on this page, including any example images, may not be the most current. We recommend that you ensure your router has the most current firmware update installed. Check with the router manufacturer for the most current information.

    If you need help locating the settings described on this page, or have questions on how to adjust them, refer to the router's manual, the router's manufacturer, or the internet service provider that installed your router.

    Nintendo provides this information for our consumers' use. It is up to each consumer to determine what security needs they have for their own networks, and to decide how best to configure their network settings to meet those needs.