Actiontec GT724WG Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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Note:
The DSL light may blink.
Note:
If the Ethernet Light does
NOT
turn green, make sure the Yellow Cable is
properly connected on both ends.
1
Connect the Modem to a Computer
Step
1
Get the
Wireless DSL
Modem
from your DSL Quick
Start Kit and take it out of the bag.
Step
4
Plug the larger end of the
Power Cord
into a
Power Outlet
.
Step
6
Make sure the
Power Light
on
the Modem is SOLID
Green
.
Step
5
Make sure the
Power Switch
is ON.
Step
7
Get the
Yellow Cable
.
Step
8
Plug one end of the
Yellow
Cable
into any of the
YellowPorts
on
the back of the Wireless DSL Modem.
Flip this Quick Start Guide over to continue
NEXT
Power
Outlet
Power
Cord
Step
10
Make sure that 1 of the 4
Ethernet lights
on the Modem is
Green
.This may take a few moments.
Yellow Port
Yellow
Cable
Step
11
Get the
Black
or
Gray DSL
Cable
from your DSL Quick Start Kit.
Step
12
Plug one end of the
DSL
Cable
into the
Gray Port
located on
the back of the Modem.
Step
9
Make sure that your
computer is turned on.Then, plug
the other end of the
YellowCable
into the
Ethernet Port
on the
back of the computer.
An
Ethernet Port
looks similar to
a regular Phone Jack, but is
slightly larger.
Step
13
Plug the other end of the
DSL Cable
into the
Phone Jack
closest
to your computer.
Gray Port
Black Cable
example of a typical inline
phone filter
Phone
Port
Black
Cable
Step
14
Make sure
All Devices
with
the same phone number as your DSL
Line have Phone Filters.This includes
telephones, fax machines, caller ID
boxes,satellite TV receivers,TiVo devices,
and answering machines.
Note:
Your Power Cord may look different.
Step
2
Get the
Power Cord
from your DSL Quick Start Kit.
Step
3
Plug the smaller end of
the
Power Cord
into the
Black
Port
on the back of the Modem.
Power
Cord
Black
Port
Note:
If the DSL Light continues to blink, make sure you received notification
from your DSL Internet Service Provider that your DSL service has been activated.
Step
15
Make sure that the
Power
and
DSL Lights
are solid
Green
.This
may take up to 30 seconds.
2
Configure the Modem
Step
1
Open a Web browser
(Netscape Navigator or Internet
Explorer, for example). In the address
bar,enter
then press
Enter
on the keyboard.
Step
2
The “Main Menu”screen
appears.Select
AutoConfigureYour
Modem
.
Step
3
The“Welcome”screen
appears.Click
Next
.
Note:
If this screen does not appear,make sure your Ethernet port is configured
for Dynamic IP.
Note:
When you open your web browser you may get a page cannot be displayed
error.This is normal and will not effect the instructions in step 1.
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3
Configure Wireless Connection and Security
Quick Start Guide
Connect the Modem to a Computer
Configure the Modem
Configure Wireless Connection
and Security
3
2
1
Note: Compatible with Macintosh,Linux andWindows.
This Quick Start Guide will walk you through the
easy steps to set up your Wireless DSL Modem.
During this process, we’ll show you how to:
You will need the following items from your Actiontec
Quick Start Kit:
You will also need to know your DSL Username and
Password provided by your Internet Service Provider.
WirelessDSL Modem
Black Power Cord
Black or Gray DSL Cable
Yellow Cable
NEXT
Wireless
DSLModem
Model# GT724WGR
Congratulations!
You have successfully installed your Wireless DSL Modem.
You can now access the Internet wirelessly.
We strongly recommend that you follow the instructions on the
Wireless Security Setup sheet to protect your wireless network.
Step
5
In the next window,enter
the
User Name and Password
provided by the ISP.Click
Next
.
Hint:
Your Username may be your main e-mail address. For more details
please refer to the “Please Read This First”insert included with this product.
If you have any problems connecting or configuring
this device please contact our Tech Support at
1-888-436-0657
Step
4
The Modem is now
detecting your Internet provider’s
settings.This processcan take up
to 3 minutes.
Step
1
Click the
YES
button.
Step
2
Select a name for your
wireless network and enter it in
the“ESSID” field.Then click
NEXT
to continue.
Step
4
Select the type of wireless
security that you want to use.
Actiontec recommends using
WPA&WPA2
.The following steps
will show you how to enable
WPA&WPA2
wireless security.
Step
5
Enter in a password or
pre-shared key.The key must be
at least 8 characters long. Click
NEXT
to continue.
Step
6
The “Congratulations”
screen appears.The DSL Light will
glow SOLID
Green
and the Internet
Light will flicker
Green
indicating
Internet activity.
Step
3
It is recommended that
you secure your wireless network
by clicking
Yes
. If you choose not
to secure your network, click
No
and you will have completed the
installation.
Note:
All of your other wireless devices will need to support that same type of
wireless security chosen in order to connect to your wireless network..