WiFi as WAN

For locations that already have WiFi – just not at the register, WiFi as WAN will turn your Cradlepoint router into a reliable repeater.

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Access Your Cradlepoint

Sign in to the Cradlepoint administration console with the web browser on your iPad.

1 Open iPad Settings > WiFi, connect to your Cradlepoint (MBR95-).

The Cradlepoint’s default password is printed on the bottom of the router.


2 Open Safari (web browser).

3 In the address bar, type: cp/ or

4 Log in with your router password (printed on sticker under router).


Configure WiFi as WAN

Set your Cradlepoint to repeat the internet connection from another nearby router.

1 Tap Basic Mode to switch it to Advanced Mode.


2 Under Internet choose WiFi as WAN.


3 Change WiFi Client Mode: to Wireless as WAN.


4 Check the box on your existing WiFi and choose Import.


5 Enter your WiFi password in WPA Password and press Submit.

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Your iPad will get kicked off the Cradlepoint network as it resets, visit your iPad Settings > WiFi and reconnect.

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