D-Link Routers - OpenWRT Firmware


D-Link Firmware Please select a model and download firmware. You have to match exact version to prevent issues

Configuring D-link router with your Start Hotspot account - step by step instructions


Please reset router to factory settings to avoid problems with some previous configuration.

Connect your Windows based computer by network cable to the LAN port.
Please log in to the D-link web interface at
When the Windows Security window appears, type adminas the username in the top field and type admin as the password in the bottom field.
After you have downloaded the new firmware, click Browse to locate the firmware update on your hard drive.
Click Upload to complete the firmware upgrade.
Navigate to the location where is downloaded factory version for your model and press on Browse.
PressUpgrade button.
The firmware upgrade procedure can take few minutes.
Do not power off the router during the firmware upgrade, as it can cause the device to crash or become unusable.
After that you will need to reconnect LAN cable or to Disable/Enable NIC card in order to get new valid IP address from router, in example it is

Configuring parameters

Start your browser and in URL field type “http://router:8089”
In our example it is
Username : admin
Password : admin
Press Login button to access to Status tab.
On Status page you will see a MAC address of your OpenWRT router which will be used in the SignUp process.
After selecting your HotSpot name, select as HotSpot model OpenWRT, and add your MAC address from Status tab.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page
From Setup page configure your OpenWRT router.
Be sure that you set Autostart option. This option is not active by default.
When you finish with the settings press Save button on bottom of the page.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page

If you need help with configuration, please go to starthotspot.com and contact our tech support. We'll be glad to help you.