Helpful tips

How do I connect to my UPC WIFI?

How do I connect to my UPC WIFI?

In My UPC, open the “My Products” section (Internet) and click on “Wi-Free”. Select a Wi-Free password. You need the Wi-Free password e.g. if you want to connect to Wi-Free hotspots using a laptop.

How do I set up UPC settings?


  1. Open the Internet browser and enter in the address line.
  2. Enter “Settings password” (see figure “Access data”)
  3. Select “Advanced settings”
  4. Select “Configure your wifi connection”
  5. Enter name and/or password and click on “Adopt changes”

How do I connect my router to the Internet without a modem?

On your computer, select the Wi-Fi icon in the Windows taskbar or the Mac menu to see a list of available networks, then select the network name and enter the passkey. If your computer has an Ethernet port, you can connect directly to the router with an Ethernet cable.

How do I set my router to wpa2?

Manual Configuration

  1. Open the Settings app and find Networks. Go to Other Networks.
  2. Enter the name of the network in the appropriate field.
  3. Go to Security and adjust the settings.
  4. Go back to Other Networks and enter password.
  5. You can now join the network after clicking Join.

Why is my UPC WiFi not working?

Restart the modem by first switching it off with the on/off switch (see picture) and then switching it on again after about 30 seconds. Wait until the modem has completely restarted. This may take up to 15 minutes.

How do I reset my UPC router?

To do so, press the reset button on the back of your modem. The reset button is marked in green in the picture below. Keep the button pressed for more than 15 seconds. Your modem will be restarted.

How do I use my WiFi router as a wireless adapter?

Enter into your browser and login using the default credentials, which is typically a blank username and the password admin. Click Wireless. Change Wireless Mode to Client. In Wireless Network Name (SSID), enter the name of the wireless network you would like the router to connect to.

How do I reset my UPC box?

3 RESET Press and hold the RESET button for five seconds or lon- ger to restore Connect Box to factory default settings. After factory default settings are restored, the gateway will restart and may take 5 to 30 minutes to find and lock on the appropriate communication channels.

Can I get internet with just a router?

Unless your router has a built-in modem, you can not connect to the internet with just a router. A router simply directs information (data packets) to the various devices in a network, but doesn’t create an internet connection that wasn’t already existent.

Can you connect to the internet without a router?

There’s a common misconception that if you have a simple setup, like only one home computer, you don’t need a router. As you’ve discovered, you can, in fact, just plug your computer directly into your broadband modem and start browsing the internet.

What’s the best way to set up a wireless router?

For best results, place your router near your modem. Connect the router and the modem with an Ethernet cable. Most routers come packaged with a short Ethernet cable that you can use for this. Connect the modem to the WAN / Internet Port on your router. It is usually offset, and may be a different color from the LAN Ports.

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What kind of cable do I need to connect my computer to my router?

Using an Ethernet cable to connect your computer directly to your router rather than relying on Wi-Fi might be the key to improving your connection speed. Pro tip: Be wary of the cables you use.

How do I connect my phone to my wireless router?

Connect a computer, tablet, or smartphone to the wireless network. Scan for the wireless network with the SSID you provided above. On any device that supports wireless networks, you should see your new network as long as you are within range of the router. Select it and you will be prompted for the passphrase.