How to install Bitdefender BOX using a personal router


1. Open the Bitdefender Central app.


2. Tap on the More button.


3. Tap on Install Protection


4. Tap on Setup Bitdefender BOX


5. Tap on Get Started.


6. Power up your Bitdefender BOX by plugging the power cord into the power outlet. After that, tap on Next.


7. Next, connect to the Bitdefender BOX Wi-Fi network. Once your phone is connected, press Next.

NOTE: To connect, use the password written on the back of your Bitdefender BOX.


8. Connect Bitdefender BOX to the Internet, then tap on Next.

To gain access to the internet, connect one end of the Ethernet cable provided with Bitdefender BOX to the port marked with on the back of your Bitdefender BOX, and the other end to one of the LAN ports on your ISP modem.


9. After that, you will have to secure your network. Tap on Setup network security.


10. Select I have a personal WIFI router.


11. Click on Secure your Wi-Fi.


12. Disconnect your existing router from the ISP modem and connect the WAN port of your router to the LAN port of Bitdefender BOX, then press Next.


13. At this step set your personal router in Bridge Mode. You can find instructions on how t do that in the Bitdefender BOX app. Once you are done, press Next.


14. Once you tap on Next, the setup will be finalized.


Was this article helpful?
Rating: 1.0. From 2 votes.
Please wait...

Sorry about that

How can we improve it?

For any issues with Bitdefender you can always contact us using this form

Popular How-To Videos