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Choosing a network for my router

You can set your router to find a network automatically or you can select a network manually by following these easy instructions. Please note: if you select a network manually, the network connection will be lost if you're out of range of the selected network. If you have an active internet connection, you need to end it.


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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 Mac OS X:
Click the Wi-Fi icon.
You can see the name and password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot by tapping the WPS key twice in quick succession.
Click the name of your Wi-Fi Hotspot.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click OK.
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 E589 4G Mini WiFi Modem / Snow Leopard
If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field next to "PIN code" and key in your PIN.
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 "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 "Network Settings"

Click Connection Settings.
Click Network Settings.

5. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Select network manually, go to 5a.
Select network automatically, go to 5b.
Optus E589 4G Mini WiFi Modem / Snow Leopard

6. 5a - Select network manually

Click the drop down list next to "Mode".
Highlight Manual and click Apply.
Your router will search for networks within range.
Highlight the required network and click OK.
The screen will tell you if you have access to the network you've chosen.

7. 5b - Select network automatically

Click the drop down list next to "Mode".
Highlight Auto and click Apply.

8. Exit

Click Log Out.
Click OK.
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