Modem Set Up

Set up your new modem with these easy steps.

Get the most out of your entertainment experience and follow these instructions.

  1. DIFFICULTY

    Easy
  2. TIME TO COMPLETE

    Under 15 Minutes
  3. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

    Computer, current modem and router, new modem

GETTING PREPARED

  1. Retrieve your current wireless network name and password for the Linksys e1500 router. If you need to recover your current wireless network name and password:
    • Log into the router with a web browser. The address is http://192.168.1.1
    • Login is username: admin; password: admin
    • Navigate to Wireless > Wireless Security and you can see the wireless password.

REMOVING OLD EQUIPMENT

  1. Locate your current modem and wireless router provided by Atlantic Broadband. Modem and Wireless Router
  2. Unplug the modem from its power source. Unplug the wireless router from its power source.
  3. Disconnect the cable line from the back of the modem.
  4. Unplug the Ethernet cable that connects the wireless router to the modem, and disconnect any computers or devices you may have plugged into the router via the Ethernet cable.
  5. Place the old modem and wireless router aside. You can dispose of your old modem and wireless router or recycle them at a local electronics recycling center - there is no need to return them to us.
    Disconnecting Modem and Router

CONNECT NEW EQUIPMENT

  1. Remove your new modem and power cord from the box.
    1. Reattach the cable line.
    2. Plug the power cord to the power source.
    3. Attach the power cord to the back of the modem.
    4. Reconnect the Ethernet cables to any computer or device you disconnected from the prior modem.
  2. The new modem will update itself once connected, which may take 5-10 minutes. Once you see the top 4 lights glowing steady on the device, it is ready to use. Connecting Modem

ACTIVATE YOUR MODEM

  1. To activate your modem, you’ll need to connect a computer to the modem with the Ethernet cord or via WiFi using the default wireless network and password on the label on the back of the new modem. MAC Label
  2. Once your device is connected, an Easy Connect setup prompt will appear. If it does not load after opening your web browser, go to http://192.168.0.1 Modem Easy Connect Page
  3. Enter the wireless network name and password that you retrieved from your previous wireless router during the Preparation step, then click Confirm Setup. Once you have reviewed the next screen, click Complete My Setup.
  4. Finally, if you entered the same wireless network name and password you retrieved from your previous wireless router, then the mobile or wireless Internet devices in your home should automatically re-connect to your new wireless network, if not, simply reconnect your devices using the new wireless network name and password you just set-up in the previous screen.