Log back into the router at its new IP address of Check internet connectivity. From DD-WRT Wiki Jump to: navigation, search You are here: DD-WRT wiki mainpage / Linking Routers / Repeater Bridge A wireless bridge connects two LAN segments with a wireless link. Now the Sonicwall is using the Secondary WAN to go through Sprint Cellular with a gateway of 188.8.131.52. Assumptions: Primary router is configured in a 192.168.1.X subnet and leases DHCP address in the same pool.
Choose a local IP in the same subnet that is not being used as your main router. If your main router is 192.168.1.1 then as long as it is not in use 192.168.1.2 will work. Once you understand how to set up a client bridge and have it working, then proceed to setting up Repeater Bridge  Broadcom (10/2016)  Instructions A very simple step-by-step description to connect a router running current (10/2016) firmware in Repeater Bridge Mode. Open the Wireless -> Basic Settings tab Physical Interface Section Wireless Mode : Repeater Bridge Wireless Network Mode : Match Primary Router (Default MIXED) Wireless Network Name SSID : Must Match Primary Router EXACTLY including case. You can verify that the Bridge is using correct settings by looking at the Status -> Wireless page on the Bridge where it will show details of the SSID, channel, and encryption in use. When a supported 3G/4G modem is detected, it will show the modem’s information as in the following example. This has worked for four repeater bridges for me.
Secondary clients share the bandwidth of a wireless connection back to your main router. Of course, you can still connect clients to your main router using either a cable connection or a wireless connection. Click on the Add button to add a connection profile. Click Save. Go to the Wireless Security tab. Once an analog modem is accepted, the Modem Settings will show up. Also take note of the fact that all repeaters, including this Repeater Bridge mode, will sacrifice half of the bandwidth available from the primary router for clients wirelessly connected to the repeater. Since the computers are on the same subnet, broadcasts reach all machines. DHCP clients in one segment can get their addresses from a DHCP server in the other segment.