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Turning use of PIN on or off

The PIN is used to protect your SIM from unauthorised use. When the function is turned on, the PIN needs to be keyed in every time the router is used in order to access your SIM.


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1. Turn on your router

Tap and hold On/Off.

2. Establish connection to Wi-Fi Hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the Windows icon.
Click Connect To.
If required, click the refresh icon.
You can see the name and password for your Wi-Fi hotspot on the inside of the back cover.
Highlight the name of your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click Connect.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click Connect.
Click Close.
A connection to your Wi-Fi Hotspot is established.

3. Establish a connection to the router web interface

Open a browser.
Key in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and tap Enter.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Optus E5331 WiFi Modem/Windows Vista
If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field next to "PIN code" and key in your PIN (default is 0000).
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Apply.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Log In.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Highlight the field below "User name" and key in admin
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Highlight the field below "Password" and key in admin
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.
Click Log In.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting Customer Service.
Please note:
If an incorrect PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM is blocked permanently. In this case, you'll need a new SIM from Optus.

4. Find "PIN Management"

Click Settings.
Click Security.
Click PIN Management.

5. Turn use of PIN on or off

Click the drop down list next to "PIN operation".
To turn on use of PIN:
Highlight Enable.
To turn off use of PIN:
Highlight Disable.
Highlight the field next to "PIN code" and key in your PIN (default is 0000).
Click Apply.

6. Exit

Click Log Out.
Click OK to confirm.
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