[Wireless Router] How to set up ASUS wireless router to access WebGUI/Router App from WAN?
This feature allows you to configure the wireless router via the Internet.
Set [Web Access from WAN]/[Remote Connection] in ASUS router, you can remotely access the router settings page from the Internet. For example, if you are in a company, you can connect to the Internet through your device (e.g. mobile phone, computer, etc.) and access the router settings page (WEB GUI) in your home.
Note: To use this feature on your ASUS router, your router needs to have a public IP(WAN IP) from your ISP's internet service. This will allow devices on the internet to locate your ASUS router via a public IP(WAN IP). If you are not sure of your public IP type, please check your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
- How to set up "Remote Connection"(Router App)
- How to set up "Web Access from WAN"(WebGUI)
- How to access a Web GUI from Internet(WAN)(WebGUI)
1. Please install the ASUS router app on your smart phone device first. Please make sure your ASUS Router App version is up to date.
For the information of how to install the ASUS router app, please refer to
2. Connect to your Router's Wi-Fi network name (SSID)
3. Enter the ASUS Router App.
4. Tap [ Settings ] > [ System Settings ] > turn on [ Remote Connection ]
5. Connect to other Wi-Fi or 4G/5G mobile network, go to [Home] and confirm that the connection is successful
Now you can use the ASUS router app to configure the settings of your ASUS Wireless Router.
Step 1. Connect your computer to the router via wired or WiFi connection and enter your router LAN IP or router URL http://www.asusrouter.com to the WEB GUI.
Note: Please refer to How to enter the router setting page(Web GUI)to learn more.
Step 2. Key in your router's username and password to log in.
Note: If you forget the user name and/or password, please restore the router to the factory default status and setup.
Please refer to [Wireless Router] How to reset the router to factory default setting? for how to restore the router to default status.
Step 3. Go to [ Administration ] >[ System ] > [ Remote Access Config ]
(1) Select "Yes" of [Enable Web Access from WAN]. Only HTTPS is supported when accessing the WebGUI.
(2) Use the default setting "8443" of [HTTPS Port of Web Access from WAN]. To specify the port used to config ASUS wireless router from the Internet (1024:65535)
(3) After completing the configuration, click [Apply] to save.
The default port is 8443 and you can use https://[WAN IP]:8443 or https://[DDNS name]:8443 to launch the wireless router's web user interface. Please refer [Wireless Router] DDNS introduction and set up to learn more.
Step 1. Check Network Map > Internet status: DDNS name
Step 2. Navigate to Web GUI https//wltest2020.asuscomm.com:8443. Enter your login username and password on the login page and then click [Sign In].
Step 3. Now you can use the Web GUI to configure the settings of your ASUS Wireless Router.
1. Does ASUS Router’s web GUI access supported from WAN over IPv6?
No, it doesn’t. Currently only IPv4 is supported.
2. Can the router use the private IP to set up the remote connection function?
Please note that if the router is using a private WAN IP address (such as connected behind another router/switch/modem with built-in router/Wi-Fi feature), could potentially place the router under a multi-layer NAT network. This feature will not function properly under such environment.
Private IPv4 network ranges:
Class A: 10.0.0.0 – 10.255.255.255
Class B: 172.16.0.0 – 172.31.255.255
Class C: 192.168.0.0 – 192.168.255.255
CGNAT IP network ranges:
The allocated address block is 100.64.0.0/10, i.e. IP addresses from 100.64.0.0 to 100.127.255.255.
How to get the (Utility / Firmware)?
You can download the latest drivers, software, firmware and user manuals in the ASUS Download Center.
If you need more information about the ASUS Download Center, please refer this link.