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. 10 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. 10 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!