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How to

Start using my router

Before you start using your router, you need to follow the instructions below.


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1. Remove the cover

Turn the front of your router towards you.
Slide the cover downwards and remove it.

2. Insert SIM

Place your SIM as illustrated next to the SIM holder.
Slide your SIM into the holder.

3. Replace the cover

Place the cover on your router and slide the cover upwards.

4. Connect router

Connect your router to your computer's USB port.
Optus E8372 4G USB WiFi Modem/Windows 8

5. Establish connection to Wi-Fi Hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the network icon.
Highlight the name of your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click Connect.
You can see the name and password for your Wi-Fi hotspot under the cover.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi Hotspot and click Next.
A connection to your Wi-Fi Hotspot is established.

6. Establish a connection to the internet

Open a browser.
Key in 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and tap Enter.
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.
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.
If the router web interface tells you that no connection has been established:
Click DATA.
A connection to the internet is established.
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.
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