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Dell Wireless Docking Station WLD15

Connecting to the Intel Wireless Dock Manager

The Intel Wireless Dock Manager is an easy-to-use software which allows you to connect to the Dell Wireless Docking Station WLD15. The Wireless Dock Manager uses WiGig’s WDE/WSE PAL leveraging the latest technology in transmitting the data wirelessly. Using this software you can enjoy wireless high-speed data, audio, and video transfer between your PC/laptop and the Dell Wireless Docking Station securely. This software supports WPS security pairing.

Once you establish a connection between your PC/laptop and the Dell Wireless Docking Station, all the devices like mouse, keyboard, stereo speakers, display devices, external hard drives, etc. attached to the dock are available to you. You can access them wirelessly using your PC/laptop. The Device Manager on your PC/laptop shows all the devices attached to the Dell Wireless Docking Station as if they are attached to your PC/laptop.

The following sections explain in detail how to configure the Intel Wireless Dock Manager software, connect to the Dell Wireless Docking Station, and use the devices attached to the docking station.

  • NOTE: The Intel Wireless Dock Manager is pre-installed in your computer.

1. Launch the Intel Wireless Dock Manager.

Figure 1. Launch the Intel Wireless Dock Manager

2. If disabled, please enable WiGig.

Figure 2. Enable WiGig

3. Click the icon in your task bar as shown to connect to your Wireless Docking Station.

Figure 3. Docks available to connect Docks available to connect

4. Select the dock you want to connect to.

Figure 4. Select the dock you want to connect to Select the dock you want to connect to

5. Press the connection button on the Wireless Docking Station to confirm.

Figure 5. Confirm and press the connection button Confirm and press the connection button

6. You are now successfully connected to the Dell Wireless Docking Station WLD15. You can also enable Yes to automatically connect to this docking station on subsequent attempts.

Figure 6. Successfully connected Successfully connected

7. If you do not wish to connect automatically on subsequent attempts, you can disable it by sliding the button to No.

Figure 7. Choose No to not connect automatically Choose No to not connect automatically

8. Click the Dock Management tab to configure the Intel Wireless Dock Manager. You can customize the Dock Access Settings to Individual, Shared, or Public connections. Selecting Individual allows automatic connections. After the initial pairing, every subsequent connection attempt will use pairing content from a stored profile.

Figure 8. Dock ManagementDock Management

Selecting Shared will require you to manually select the target docking station from the scan list to connect. After the initial pairing, every subsequent connection attempt will use the pairing content from the stored profile.

Figure 9. Dock Management - shared Dock Management - shared

Selecting Public always requires the WPS pairing.

Figure 10. Dock Management - Public Dock Management - Public

You can also set a password to protect the docking station settings.

  • CAUTION: If you forget your password, then you have to do a roll-back to the full factory-default settings.

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