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Setting up my router for internet manually

Your router usually applies the necessary settings to establish a connection to the internet automatically. If this isn't the case, you can set up your router for internet manually.


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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 "New Profile"

Click Connection Settings.
Click Profile Management.
Click New Profile.

5. Enter data connection name

Highlight the field next to "Profile name" and key in a name.

6. Enter APN

Highlight the field next to "APN".
If you're an Optus Business customer:
Key in yesbusiness
If you're an Optus Connect customer:
Key in connect
If you're an Optus Connectcap customer:
Key in connectcap
If you're an Optus Connectme customer:
Key in connectme
If you're an Optus Prepaid customer:
Key in preconnect

7. Save and exit

Click Save.
Click Log Out.
Click OK.
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