iiNet Modem Basic WiFi Settings

If you have a third party modem, please consult your modem's user manual or check the manufacturer's website for support information.

Select your modem:

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TP-Link VR1600v
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TG-789 Broadband Gateway
Smart Modem Gateway
Smart Modem Gateway (VX420-G2H)
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Huawei HG532d, HG658 or HG659
Cable Gateway Pro CG2200
Cable Gateway Pro (CG2200)
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Cable Gateway Pro (EPC3940L)

 Note: If your modem is not listed here, please refer to our Legacy Resources page.

TP-Link VR1600v

  1. On a device that's connected to your modem, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.1.1
  2. Log in with the default username "admin" and default password “admin”, or use your custom login details.
  3. Select the Advanced tab and then select Wireless > Wireless Settings from the left-hand menu. By default, you'll see the settings for the 2.4GHz WiFi network. You can switch between 2.4GHz and 5GHz settings using the tabs in the upper right corner.  
    TP-Link VR1600v WiFi settings example
  4. Make sure that Enable Wireless Radio is ticked for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi.
    TP-Link VR1600v WiFi settings example
  5.  Make sure that Hide SSID is NOT ticked for either 2.4GHz or 5GHz WiFi. If the SSID is hidden, then your WiFi network name won't show up in the list of available networks when you try to connect.  
  6. On these pages, you'll also find the WiFi Network Name (SSID) and Password.
  7. If you made any changes, click Save to finish.
    TP-Link VR1600v WiFi settings example

 

TG-789 Broadband Gateway

  1. On a device that's connected to your modem, open your web browser and go to http://10.1.1.1.
  2. For TG-1s: Log in with the default username "admin" and default password “admin”, or use your custom login details.
    For TG-789s: Log in with the unique default password printed on the modem's barcode sticker (example below) or use your custom login details.
    TG-789 barcode sticker example - Modem credentials
  3. On the dashboard, make sure the switch in the corner of the Wireless panel is set to ON.  
    TG-789 WiFi settings example
  4. Click the cog/gears icon next to it to open the Wireless settings, then click Show advanced in the top-right corner.
  5. Scroll down. Under Access Point, make sure Broadcast SSID is set to ON. If this switch it set to OFF, then your WiFi network name won't show up in the list of available networks when you try to connect.
  6. On this page, you'll also find the WiFi network name (SSID name) and Wireless Password.
  7. If you made any changes, click Save to finish.
    TG-789 WiFi settings example

 

Smart Modem Gateway (VX420-G2H)

  1. On a device that's connected to your modem, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.1.1
  2. Log in with the default password “admin”, or use your custom password.
  3. Select Wireless.
  4. By default, Band Steering will be turned ON, and you'll see one set of Wireless settings which will be applied to both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi networks.

    Note: If Band Steering is turned OFF, you will see separate 2.4GHz and 5GHz settings, and your devices will not automatically switch between the 5GHz/2.4GHz WiFi networks depending on the best available signal.
  5. Make sure that Wireless Network - Enable is ticked.
  6. Make sure that Hide SSID is NOT ticked. If the SSID is hidden, then your WiFi network name(s) won't show up in the list of available networks when you try to connect. 
  7. On these pages, you'll also find the WiFi Network Name (SSID) and Password.
  8. If you made any changes, click Save to finish.
    Smart Modem Gateway Basic WiFi settings

 

Huawei HG532d, HG658 or HG659

  1. On a device that's connected to your modem, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.1.1
  2. Log in with the default username "admin" and default password “admin”, or use your custom login details.
  3. In the left-hand column, click Basic and then select WLAN. Make sure Enable is ticked for Wireless.  
    Huawei WiFi settings example
  4. Make sure Enable for SSID is ticked, but do not tick Hide broadcast. If the SSID broadcast is hidden, then your WiFi network name won't show up in the list of available networks when you try to connect.  
  5. On this page, you'll also find the WiFi network name (SSID) and Password (WPA pre-shared key).
  6. If you made any changes, click Submit to finish.
    Huawei WiFi settings

 

Cable Gateway Pro (CG2200)

  1. On a device that's connected to your modem, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.0.1
  2. Log in with the default username "admin" and default password “admin”, or use your custom login details.
  3. On the menu bar, you'll see options for both the 2.4GHz network and 5GHz network. Select the network you use (5GHz is recommended).
  4. Select Primary Network.
  5. Make sure Primary Network is set to Enabled.
  6. Make sure Hidden SSID is set to Disabled. If Hidden SSID is enabled, then your WiFi network name won't show up in the list of available networks when you try to connect.
  7. On this page, you'll also find the WiFi Network Name (SSID) and Password.
  8. If you made any changes, hit Apply to finish.
    CG2200 Basic WiFi settings

 

Cable Gateway Pro (EPC3940L)

  1. On a device that's connected to your modem, open your web browser and go to http://192.168.0.1
  2. Log in with the default username "admin" and default password “password”, or use your custom login details. If this fails, try leaving both fields blank.
  3. On the dashboard, click the blue Wireless panel.
  4. On the Wireless Configuration page, you'll see settings for both the 2.4GHz network and 5GHz network. Make sure Wireless Network is set to ON for the network you use.
  5. On this page, you'll also find the WiFi Network Name and Password (Wireless Passphrase).
  6. If you made any changes, click Save Settings to finish.
    Cable Gateway Pro WiFi settings example

 


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