How To Hook Up Spectrum Router?

how to hook up spectrum router

Unpacking & Check The Components

  • Check if the following components are included in the box along with the Spectrum router and read the steps to know how to hook up spectrum router.
  • Instruction manual
  • Modem
  • Coax cables
  • Ethernet cable
  • Coax splitter

Step 1 - Connecting your modem

  • Take the coax cable and connect one of its ends to the cable outlet.
  • Plug the other end of the coax cable to the modem.
  • Establish a connection between the power port of the modem and an electrical outlet using the power cable.
  • Wait until the Online status LED on the front panel of the modem stays lit. This might take up to a maximum of 2 to 5 minutes.

Step 2 - Connecting your modem and Spectrum router

  • Take the Ethernet cable and connect it between the Ethernet port of the modem and the Internet port of the Spectrum router.

Step 3 - Connecting the Spectrum router

  • Connect the router’s power cable between the power port of the router and an electrical outlet.
  • Wait until the Wi-Fi LED on the front panel of the router turns solid blue. It might take up to 2 to 5 minutes.

Step 4 - Connecting to your wireless device (computer, tablet, or smartphone)

  • Connect the Spectrum router to your wireless device using the SSID (network name) and password (network key).
  • The network information can be located from the rear panel of the router’s sticker.

Step 5 - Activating the modem

  • Open a web browser on your wireless device that is connected to the router.
  • Enter the link of the self install web page, click the Get Started button, and proceed with the on-screen instructions.
  • After activating it, create a username to manage your Spectrum account.

Step 6 - Spectrum app

  • To manage the Spectrum service on your smartphone, download and install the Spectrum application.
  • Finally you know how to how to hook up spectrum router.

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