Set up an Actiontec V1000H or V2000H modem for home Wi-Fi use

How to create a secure home Wi-Fi network with an Actiontec modem

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Your Actiontec V1000H/V2000H wireless gateway features a preconfigured home Wi-Fi network. Your home Wi-Fi network name (SSID) and password are printed on a sticker located on the bottom of your wireless gateway.

To set up a personalized secure home Wi-Fi network and wirelessly connect to the Internet, complete these steps while using a wired Internet connection:

  1. Launch your Web browser from the upper left corner of your computer's desktop, select File and then Open.
    Note: If your browser taskbar is not displayed, press Alt on your keyboard
  2. Enter 192.168.1.254 and press Enter. The Home screen is displayed
  3. To log in, type the following information:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: telus (unless you've changed it)
    • Select Login. The Welcome screen is displayed
  4. Select No, then Apply. The Home screen is displayed
  5. From the top of the screen, select Wireless Setup. The Basic Settings screen is displayed
  6. Complete the following fields:
    • Wireless Radio: Select Enable
    • SSID Broadcast: Select Enable
    • SSID Name: The name you and others will see when searching for your wireless network
    • Security: For enhanced security, WPA / WPA2 is recommended
    • WPA Type: Select WPA or WPA2 - Personal
    • Encryption: Select Both
    • Security Key Type: Select Use Custom Key / Passphrase, then clear the corresponding text-box and type your desired password (between 8-63 characters). Note: Your password must be made up of letters, numbers, or a combination of both
  7. Select Apply

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