How To Connect Projector to Wi-Fi

Table of Contents:

  • Before anything else: Check your projector connection
  • How to connect your projector to Wi-Fi
  • Step-by-Step Guide: Connecting Your WEMAX Projector to Wi-Fi
  • Troubleshooting
  • Wrapping It Up

It isn't pleasant to have to wrangle large connections every time you need to project something. Streaming devices can be linked to a projector over Wi-Fi, which is a great feature. 

You may have your presentations ready to go in a matter of minutes with the help of this straightforward but handy technology. You won't have to fret about wire lengths or placement when using a Wi-Fi projector. Choose a convenient location and get set up. Here’s how you can connect your projector to Wi-Fi.

Here is a short and sweet guide on how to connect your projector to Wi-Fi

1. Setup a Wireless LAN Adapter

Certain models of projectors include built-in wireless networking. In some instances, a wireless LAN module is not required for a Wi-Fi projector to work. To connect the projector to Wi-Fi that didn't come with it already, a user must purchase and install a separate Wireless Lan Module. This module is sold separately and can be obtained from any authorized retailer.

A Wireless LAN Module, essentially a high-speed network adaptor, allows projectors to connect to wireless networks. Take off the back panel of your projector and expose the cables to install the wireless module. The wireless module can then be inserted into the corresponding port. As soon as that is finished, you can reinstall the cable cover.

2. Connect Your WEMAX Projector to Your Computer

Whether you have a PC or a Mac, you can connect your computer directly to your WEMAX projector via Wi-Fi. You can set up a wireless connection in just easy steps. Don’t fret about installations and software, all you have to do is to scan nearby devices for the same Wi-Fi connection. After finishing the setup, pair your device to the network so you won’t have to set it up again next time.

3. Configure Your Projector's Wireless Network Settings

Please turn on your projector by plugging it into an electrical outlet. Press the Menu button on the remote control—Enter after selecting the Network option from the menu. Make sure the Wireless Mode setting is turned on. Your projector won't be able to detect any wireless networks if the wireless mode is off. 

Follow these instructions to connect your projector directly to your computer.

  • Press the Menu button on the projector remote to bring up the menu. On your menu, choose Network Configuration.
  • Click Enter after selecting Wireless Lan from the options. Press Enter after selecting Connection mode on the menu. Press Enter after selecting the Quick menu item.
  • You can exit the menu as your projector is directly connected to your computer.
  • You can scroll to the Security option and select WPA2-PSK to safeguard your connection. You may then set a password for your connection using this.
  • Create a password by clicking Passphrase. Once you're finished, select Finish to leave the menu.
  • Look through the list of wireless networks that are accessible from your computer. The name of your projector ought to be on this list. Then click Connect after choosing your projector.
  • Now that your projector and computer are linked, you may start giving your presentation.

Following these instructions, you can avoid connecting your projector's USB cable directly to your computer. If you want to access the menu on your projector, use the remote. A menu item titled "Network Configuration" should be chosen.

  • Choose Wireless LAN, then press the Enter key. Then, select Advanced and hit the Enter key.4.
  • Choose the AP search option and hit the Enter key.
  • Choose your Wi-Fi network using the directional buttons on your remote. After that, you'll be prompted to provide your password before you're granted access to the network.
  • After the projector has successfully joined the network, you can proceed by selecting Finish and then pressing the Enter key.
  • Ensure your Wemax projector and the PC you'll be projecting from are linked to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Now that your projector is linked to the wireless network, you can give your presentation as planned.

How to Solve Wireless Connection to Projector Issues

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If You're Utilizing Wi-Fi, Be Sure You Know Where the Router Is

The placement of the wireless router is critical for wireless projector use. The radio waves radiated by the Wi-Fi router might be blocked or degraded by physical barriers like walls. Assume you want your signal to remain strong.

Do the following:

  • You can put the Wi-Fi router in the same room as the projector.
  • If you're having trouble getting everyone on the network to connect, a Wi-Fi repeater may help.
  • Make sure metallic objects, thick walls, or other hard surfaces aren't obstructing the Wi-Fi radio waves.

Reset The Router to Its Original Configuration

If the Wi-Fi settings on your projector indicate that it is connected to your network, reset your router to factory defaults. Since ISPs' router software often comes pre-configured with stringent settings that prevent or severely degrade the stability of a Wi-Fi connection, it's important to ensure a reliable connection before signing up with an ISP.

Check the user manual for your router to find out where the reset button is and what will be rolled back when you choose this option.

Don't Use 5G as Your Wi-Fi Setting

Unfortunately, 5G Wi-Fi isn't supported by most new projectors. Wi-Fi signals on the 2.4 GHz band are the most prevalent and are compatible with nearly all contemporary projectors and gadgets. We advise customers who have just acquired or been gifted a 5G-capable router to switch the router's frequency back to the more common 2.4 GHz.

There are only a few easy steps required to switch the Wi-Fi router's frequency range from 5G to 2.4 GHz:

  • Locate the manufacturer and model number of your router.
  • Just enter your router's public IP address into your browser's address bar to look up its login page.
  • Input the password required to access the configurations.
  • Locate the router's working frequency band by clicking the "options" or "advanced" tab.
  • Reduce the frequency of your router's wireless network from 5G to 2.4G. (or at least enable 2.4 GHz).
  • Put Away and Go!
  • Join your Wi-Fi and projector together

Verify That Your Projector's Wi-Fi Module Is Operational

A defective Wi-Fi module could be to blame if your projector cannot connect to your network, even though it is shown as an available network in the projector's Wi-Fi settings. Make sure you try to access your network from a different mobile or desktop device (phone, tablet, or computer). That will tell you if the problem is the Wi-Fi module or anything else.

In conclusion, you don't have to struggle with wires when making a presentation. You can connect your Wemax projector to a Wi-Fi connection in simple steps for your convenience. All you need to do is set up a wireless LAN adapter and configure your projector's wireless network settings, and everything will be ready. Suppose you have issues connecting; ensure the router is in the right place. After which, reset the router's original configuration and ensure you aren't using a 4G network. 

If you are having trouble connecting your projector to Wi-Fi, please contact us or leave a comment. You can also subscribe to the WEMAX newsletter for more tips and how-to tips. We also offer amazing Wemax projector deals and discounts.

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