A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SETTING UP YOUR NEW FIBRE WIFI

ROUTER SET UP GUIDE: Huawei B618 LTE-A Router
A STEP-BY-STEP
GUIDE
TO SETTING
A STEP-BY-STEP
GUIDE
TO SETTING
P YOUR
NEW
FIBRE
WIFI ROUTER
UP U
YOUR
NEW
LTE-A
ROUTER
10
IN THE BOX
Make sure you have the following:
A
C
The Huawei B618
LTE-A Router
LTE-A SIM card
B
D
Ethernet cable
E
B618 Quick
Start Guide
Power cable
Please refer to the label on the bottom of the router for SSID (WiFi) and the WiFi Key password details.
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ROUTER DIAGRAM: Front Panel
Signal Strength (1-3)
WP S B ut t on
LAN Status
Power Indicator
WiFi Status
Internet Status
LTE Mode
10
ROUTER DIAGRAM: Back Panel
Antenna Connection
Power Button
USB Port
LAN Ports
Telephone Port
Power Input
10
ROUTER DIAGRAM: Underside
Setup Details
Sim Card Slot
Reset Button
10
STATUS LIGHTS
LABEL
INDICATORS
EXTRA INFORMATION
No LTE-A Signal
LTE-A Signal strength 1-3 Bars
Power
Status
No Power
Power On
No Wan Connection
Wan Connected
(flashing during firmware update)
Lan
No Lan
Lan Connected
Wifi
WiFi Disabled
Wifi Active
Mode
(flashing during data)
(flashing during WPS setup)
No Sim / Sim Error / Connection Error
Connected with Ethernet (Wan Port)
Connected with 2G (GPRS)
Connected with 3G
Connected with LTE / LTE - A
Press and hold the WPS button until the light starts
flashing 2-5 seconds will initiate a 2.4ghz connection
more than 5 seconds will initiate a 5ghz connection
The MWEB LTE-A service uses a pure LTE-Advanced
network and will not fall back to other signal types.
Other connections, such as Fibre could be made
using the Wan port with this router.
10
INSERTING THE SIM CARD
INTO THE ROUTER
SIM Card
C a re f u l l y p o p t h e m i c ro s i m
card out of the plastic card.
Micro SIM Card
(The smallest card inside the
s ec ond s et of p er for a t i ons .)
SIM Card Slot
Open the SIM card slot located
at the bottom of the router. Insert
the sim card, cut-corner down,
chip facing the sticker – into the
slot. It will stick into place.
10
SETTING UP THE ROUTER
Power Button
Plug the one end of the power cable into
the back of the router and the other end
into the wall socket.
Then switch on the router by pressing
the power button
located at the
back of the router.
If you plan to set up your router via
WiFi continue to step 4.
If you plan to set up your router with
the Ethernet cable continue to step 5.
Power Cable
10
CONNECTING TO THE
ROUTER VIA WiFi
Once the router is switched on (you will know the
router is on when the green light on the front panel
is lit up), open the list of available wireless networks
on your computer by selecting the wireless signal.
Mode
Choose one of the default B618 SSIDs and click
connect. The default wireless network name (SSID)
and the WiFi Key password is located at the bottom
of your router. Enter it to connect and skip ahead
to step 6.
10
CONNECTING TO THE ROUTER
VIA ETHERNET CABLE
Once the router is switched on (you will know the
router is on when the green light on the front panel
is lit up), plug the provided Ethernet Cable
into one of the two LAN ports
on the router.
Plug the other end into the Ethernet port on
your computer.
LAN Ports
Ethernet Cable
10
CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET
FOR THE FIRST TIME
Once you are connected to the router via WiFi
or Ethernet cable, open a web browser on your
computer and type in the following IP address
192.168.8.1 in the address bar and press ENTER.
(The IP address is located on a white sticker on the bottom of
your router along with the default WiFi name and password).
The Log In screen will appear automatically.
If you don’t want to change any settings, such
as the WiFi network name or password, just
click cancel and start browsing.
To log in and change router settings, type
admin in the username field and admin in the
password field.
10
CHANGING YOUR ROUTER SETTINGS
The quick setup wizard will launch automatically
Change the Default Wifi settings if required. This means
you can choose your own WiFi network name (SSID).
Tick modify password and type in the password
of your choice into the WLAN key field. Click next.
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CHANGING YOUR ROUTER SETTINGS
You will now see “Update Configuration” This is
to support firmware updates over the network
(not currently used), leave at default settings.
C l i c k f i n i s h a n d w a i t f o r s e t t i n g s t o a p p l y.
(If you’re connected to the router via WiFi and
changed the network name or password,
you’ll have to reconnect to the router using
the new WiFi settings that you created.)
You are now ready to start browsing!