[Wireless Router] How to fix wireless Control Channel?

What is Control Channel?

    The radio channel for Wi-Fi connection operation. The channels vary from country to country.

In default, ASUS router will adjust the Control Channel automatically, you could fix it if necessary.



How to disable auto DFS channel selection?

Step 1. Connect your computer to the router via wired or WiFi connection and enter your router LAN IP or router URL https://www.asusrouter.com to the WEB GUI.


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 Wireless > General tab >Band (select 2.4GHz or 5GHz or 5G2) > Control Channel

     a).  Band 2.4GHz 


           Select a different control channel, and then click Apply to save.



     b).  Band 5GHz 


          Select a different control channel, and then click Apply to save.



     c).  Band 5G-2Hz , cancel [Auto select channel including DFS channels].

           What is DFS channels? please refer to [Wireless Router] What is DFS (Dynamic Frequency Selection) and how does it work on ASUS router? to learn more.


          Select a different control channel, and then click Apply to save.




1. Why don't I see the item that selects [WiFi Channel] in the wireless settings of the App?

   Currently, only the router Web GUI setting page supports the function of selecting Channel.





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.