At&t 2Wire Router Install
If you are reading this document, you probably are looking for on how to set up your new AT&T 2wire router. Throughout this document I will be using a 2wire 2700HG-B dsl router, but this tutorial will also apply to other routers that 2wire provides AT&T with.
The first thing that you must do in order to setup your 2wire dsl router is to plug in the dsl filters into your phone outlets. On one of the dsl filters, you should see a dual filter that reads Phone and DSL/HPNA, on the side that says DSL/HPNA plug a phone line into this port, and then run the other end of the phone line into the phone port on the back of the 2wire router. You will need to plug in the filters where you plan on having phones. If you don’t plug in the dsl filter, your telephone will have static and a high pitch squeal.
Connect Ethernet Cable to At&t 2wire Router
After you have connected the phone line, plug the ethernet cable into port 1 of the At&t 2wire router, then connect the other end of the ethernet cable into your pc. Once you have made the connections between your pc and the dsl modem, and the modem and the dsl filter. You can then plug in the power adapter into the router, then plug the power adapter into the wall outlet.
Once the At&t 2wire router powers up, you should see a green light next to power, ethernet, and dsl. Once you see these lights turn green on your At&t 2wire router, the next that you need to do is open a web browser such as Internet Explorer. After you open your web browser, you should see a window that resembles the one below. Once you see this window, press the next button, which should then ask you to download the 2wire router setup tool.exe.
Once you have installed the 2wire dsl setup tool, the 2wire gateway authentication screen should open, simply select the yes button.
After you have authenticated your 2wire router, you must set an administrative password for your router. I recommend setting a password with upper and lower case, with a few numbers for security reasons. This password will come in handy if you are trying to change settings on your Att 2wire router. To access the 2wire router settings in the future to simply type 192.168.1.254 into your web browser.
Register At&t 2wire Router
After you have set a password for your router, click the next button to begin registering your 2wire router with AT&T.
After you have registered your router, read through the agreement then click I Agree button. After you have accepted the agreement with At&t SBC yahoo dsl, you will need to create a user name and password for your dsl account. To begin setting up your new user name and password enter you land line telephone number that you have received from AT&T.
After you have created your new username and password, there will be another progress screen, then click the finish button. After you have completed the about steps, close down your current browser and reboot your computer, this will resolve any network problems. After you pc reboots open your web browser and being surfing the internet with your AT&T 2wire router.
If you are interested in port forwarding on your 2wire router, you will need to type in the default At&t 2Wire router ip address. What you will need to do is open a web browser and type in 192.168.1.254 into the URL address bar to access At&t 2Wire router. Once you have clicked the submit button and window resembling the one below should appear. The password that you created earlier for you 2wire router, will be the one you use here when changing setting on your 2wire dsl router.