Arris Router Setup
Connect the Arris router cable to the “Cable In” network through which you have been receiving the cable network. One end of the cable is to be connected to the cable wire from where you are receiving the cable connection and the other end of the wire has to be put into the cable port on the back of the Arris router. This way you are connecting the Arris router to your cable network provider.
The next step in Arris Router Setup is to bring in the Ethernet cable. This is the cable through which you would be getting the internet connection. One end of this cable has to be put into the Arris router and the other end of the Ethernet cable has to be inserted into the “WAN” port on your computer.
In the second step of Arris Router SetupNow, you have made way to receive the internet connection and access it on one of your devices which is your computer here. Now, power on both the Arris router and the computer and get started.
Here in the process of Arris Router Setup, Now, look at the bottom of the Arris outer or somewhere else and try to find an “HTTP:” address which is usually followed by a series of numbers.
The “HTTP:” address is the one which is to be followed to get your device activated and connected to the internet. Type this configuration address on the internet browser of the computer which has been connected to the Arris Router.
Continuing with Arris Router Setup, Either way, if you have trouble with your device or need to change the wireless or other settings, you need to connect to the device.
By this, you can access the internet on any of your home devices by connecting to the IP address, for e.g. http://192.168.0.1.
You can enter this IP address on the computer connected to the Arris router or any of your device like phone, tablet or laptop with an active internet connection.
When the configuration page loads, it will take you to a screen page which will ask for the username and password.
In both these boxes, you have to put admin, as in as the username and the password as the password. The default username is “admin,” and the Arris default password is “password.” These are default settings and would take you to the page where you can configure them accordingly.
You will be directed to the page where you can change the username and password. Type in the new information and confirm it before pressing enter.
Now, it will ask if you want to use the modem in connection with a cable Internet connection or you want to connect it to a wireless internet router. These settings are not permanent and can be changed at any point of time, whenever you switch from cable internet connection to the wireless router.
Once you have connected, you can change a variety of settings if not sure for any particular setting, contact your internet service provider for help or consult your device’s manual for help.
Now, save the settings and your wireless modem has been configured and set up. You can refresh the internet and you are good to go with your browsing.
Now, once you have started using Arris router for internet connection, then you may need to get into the configuration settings time and again and change the menu and settings to reset it.
At first, you can connect to the internet by connecting it to the computer with a Username and Password or you can try this with Arris default settings.
If you are facing any trouble in doing this configuration then you need to connect to an active internet connection and if it still persists then you may internet service provider for help.
Different setup processes for the different type of Arris Routers
Arris makes a variety of modems and wireless routers that you can use to connect to your internet service provider. The first device is an Arris router being connected to the cable network provider but there are cases where the internet service provider may rent the router to you.
If you face any troubles and it’s not been fixed even when the internet is refreshed, you have to turn on the internet connection again. If it still does not work, then you might need to reboot the device or unplug it for a few minutes and plug it again and switch on. This way the previous network issues would be gone and you can reset it again to start afresh.
Now, another facility that the Arris router provide is to have the option of re-setting the configuration settings at any point in time. You may have forgotten the Arris router login information that you changed for your device, or somebody may have changed those login details and those are not with you. Then, in this case, you can reset the device to restore all the default settings.
For that, you need to press and hold the reset button for about 15 seconds. This reset button is found on the bottom of the router.
Then all these reset settings would be restored, including username and password which were earlier in the default manual. This solves all your problems and you can configure and set up your Arris router once again.
How to set up your wireless Arris Router?
- If you have a wireless router then type the Http link given on the device and follow the directions.
- Clicking the “Wireless Setup” link at the left side of the page.
- Click the “Channel and SSID” link to name your router’s wireless network.
- Now, click the “Security” link to set a password for your network.
Again for that, you can go for the default username and password, to process the configuration.
Later, you can also customize those settings by changing the username and password by clicking the “Utilities” link at the left side of the page.
After that click the “System Settings” and change the details in the Administrator Password section at the top of the page.
Click the “Save” button at the bottom of the page to save the new login details.
Now to set up devices with your wireless router click on the “Firewall” link at the left side of the page and click “Virtual Servers”.
Now, you are ready to start your browsing.
How to Reboot your Router?
Now, if you need to reboot your router follow the directions:
First, switch off the router like disconnect it from power connection.
Now, wait for 30 seconds and switch it on again.
Now, the router will be rebooted. Your internet connection will drop so, wait for a while if some device is being run on the internet.
Now, you have to reset your Router?
When the router has been rebooted, the following settings would be changed, so be sure what you are up to:
- Router username and password
- Wi-Fi username and password
- ISP username and password
- Any internet settings that have been changed
- Any firewall settings you have changed
Basically, all the configuration settings that you have made will be changed and you can get to reset it again.
Find your Router
Once the router is back, you have to do the entire configuration settings.
- The internal IP address would obviously remain the same even after the reboot. The type that internal IP address into the browser and press enter.
- If you do not find the router’s internal IP address you can use our Router Detector to locate your router on your network.
In both the cases, you will be directed to the interface screen where you can log in with the default username and password. If you do not know the default username and password for your router you can visit our homepage, choose your router’s manufacturer and then click on the default password link.
If you are still confused about the process to reset or reboot your router then follow the manual that had been provided to you with your Arris router device.
Or else, you can go to the browser and look for the kind of router device you have. Then click on the manual link. It should tell you specifically how to reset your router.
What is an Arris Router?
An Arris router is one of its kind technology that lets you connect to the Internet through your local cable network.
For that, you have to apply for an internet connection to your cable network provider. Once you get that done, you do not have to pay a monthly fee for internet subscription. You get that along with the cable network subscription that you are already paying for.
This Arris router is an Internet device that could be connected to all of your home network devices on which you want to access the Internet. They have become widely famous because of the convenience they offer to the users. They can be installed with the cable network connection and you do not need to pay anything more to the modem provider company.
They could be connected to all your network devices via a wireless connection and they form a large part of your network security connecting all your home devices.
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